June 17, 1998|
Gilmour performs to benefit the lavender trust
On Saturday, 2 May, David Gilmour performed at an acoustic show at the
London ICA to a small audience. Only 300 people were present at the
exclusive performance. Gilmour performed "The Dimming of the Day" by
Richard Thompson, Bob Dylan's "Forever Young", and Pink Floyd's own
"Wish You Were Here."
Several other artists appeared at the performance, which featured a
reunited Eurythmics. The concert is reviewed in the July issue of Mojo
The concert marked the launch of The Lavender Trust, a benefit against
breast cancer. The Lavender Trust was established in honor of Ruth
Picaride, a columnist for the Observer, who recently died of breast
Gilmour recently attended the funeral of Linda McCartney, who herself
died of cancer.
©1998 Dave Ward