Stevie Nicks will be joining headliner Rod Stewart whose appearance at Hard Rock Calling was also announced this week. Both Stewart and Nicks are currently in rehearsal for their upcoming “Heart & Soul” US Tour.
Hamish Dodds, president and CEO of Hard Rock International, commented: “Stevie Nicks is one of the most influential women in music, and we’re thrilled to add her to the lineup at Hard Rock Calling and help celebrate our 40th Anniversary.”
Live Nation’s Vice President of Promotions, Toby Leighton-Pope commented: “This year’s Hard Rock Calling line up is outstanding and the addition of Stevie Nicks is really exciting. Everyone is really looking forward to this year’s festival – it will definitely be one to
Multi-Grammy winning Stevie Nicks has had an unparalleled career as a solo artist and member of Fleetwood Mac, whose Rumours album has sold over 50 million copies worldwide and was a Top Ten album on the UK charts for 24 weeks. Nicks has penned several Fleetwood Mac classics including “Landslide,” “Dreams,” “Gold Dust Woman” and “Rhiannon”.
Stevie Nicks’ solo career began with her five times platinum debut Bella Donna. Her iconic hit singles include “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” “Edge of Seventeen, “Leather and Lace” and “Stand Back”.
The upcoming appearances of Stewart and Nicks at this year’s Hard Rock Calling join a long line of rock ‘n’ roll greats that have taken to the stage at this iconic location. Past acts have included Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Neil Young, The Who, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith, Peter Gabriel, The Killers and The Police, who created what is now identified as the “must see” concert event on the UK festival circuit
Hard Rock Calling, produced by Live Nation and presented by Hard Rock International, is a unique and historic musical event with a main stage, second stage and many surprises in store for fans of all ages. In addition to renowned bands and an on-site Hard Rock Cafe, the festival will include a variety of attractions to be announce
d at a later date.
Tickets go on sale on at 9am on Friday 11 March 2011 and are available at www.hardrockcalling.co.uk.