It was quite an emotional evening for me and there were plenty more surprises on the night. I was presented with the BluesFest Lifetime Achievement Award from Live Nation, and my old bandmates The Rolling Stones, who could not make it due to being in the final stages of an American Tour, sent me, with a wry sense of humour, the following message...
I wanted to share with all of you some moments from my wonderful 80th birthday party concert at the indigo at The O2. So many good friends turned up on the night, including my house band, Joe Brown, Mollie Marriott, Mark Knopfler, Van Morrison (Official), Andy Fairweather Low, Martin Taylor Mbe, Hollie Stephenson Music, Bob Geldof, Stevie Van Zandt, Mick Hucknall - Simply Red, Mike Sanchez,... View details ⇨
We were honoured to host Bill Wyman's 80th birthday celebrations last night, taking place against his incredible photographs of The Rolling Stones. Pick up today's Metro to read all about it, and join us in honouring the life of a legend at Proud Chelsea's 'Around The World In 80 Years: Photographs by Bill Wyman ', an exhibition of unique and candid photographs of an extraordinary lifetime.
After being gifted with his first camera by his uncle, Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman became interested in photography from a young age. He has expressed his fascination for photography because it “captured historical moments for me to look back on.” He became acutely aware of how others framed t...
Proud Chelsea will be marking former bassist Bill Wyman's 80th birthday with a unique and candid exhibition of photographs taken on the road with The Rolling Stones. 'Around The World will open at Proud Chelsea on 19th October. Don't miss it!
'Charlie Watts at rehearsals for the filming of the ‘Stones thermograph promo film for ‘Emotional Rescue’ at the Modern Telecommunications in New... View details ⇨
Bill's 1997 memoir ‘Stone Alone’ is available on Kindle.
The book chronicles Bill’s life in exhaustive detail from his birth in 1936, his war-time upbringing, his time in the RAF, through to the birth of the Rolling Stones and all the way up to the legendary Brian Jones memorial concert in Hyde Park, 1969.
A must-read account of an amazing period of time from a unique perspective.
Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is the latest act to be confirmed for this year’s BluesFest, which takes place at The O2 in London from October 28th - 30th.
The star vocalist, widely regarded as one of the greatest rock and roll frontmen of all time, will join Bill Wyman on stage at indigo at The O2 on Friday October 28th as part of the former Rolling Stones bassist’s 80th... View details ⇨
Proud Galleries is thrilled to announce ‘Around the World in 80 Years’, a deeply candid and unique photographic exhibition by former Rolling Stones bassist, Bill Wyman. Opening on October 19th, Proud Chelsea will celebrate Wyman’s 80th birthday with a series of iconic and many previously unpublished photographs, providing a behind the scenes look at the trailblazing band, from their early... View details ⇨
(Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star - The Best Of Bill Wyman And Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings is out on the 29th July, and all the tracks have been chosen by Bill Wyman himself!
CD1 contains songs from Bill’s solo albums, kicking off with ‘(Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star’, his big hit from 1981, as well as the follow-up hits. CD2 features songs from Bill’s Rhythm Kings, the ten-piece band with revolving... View details ⇨
We are very excited to announce that today Bill has released a new edition of his meticulous 1997 memoir ‘Stone Alone’ which is now available on Kindle for the first time.
The book chronicles Bill’s life in exhaustive detail from his birth in 1936, his war-time upbringing, his time in the RAF, through to the birth of the Rolling Stones and all the way up to the legendary Brian Jones memorial... View details ⇨