Ronnie Wood opens community music studio backed by the Rolling Stones

Ronnie Wood was guest of honor on Tuesday (3) at the opening of Community Links Music Studios in Canning Town, East London, developed in partnership with rolling stones.

The state-of-the-art studio will provide a significant helping hand to budding musicians in the borough of Newham, thanks to a generous partnership with the Stones. After playing in London on the 2018 leg of their No filter tour, which starts again in the United States end of Septemberthe group sought an opportunity to invest in the creative future of young people in London and partnered with Community Links, a social action charity.

The purpose-built studio is the result and will provide access to the studio for young people up to the age of 24. It will host creative workshops that promote mental well-being, as well as courses and formal study programs that will lead to qualifications in music technology. and sound engineering.

Rolling Stones manager Joyce Smyth was also on hand at the ceremony to co-present students with an original work of Wood’s famed art, a setlist from the band’s show at the nearby Olympic Stadium in May 2018, sales of which have soared. specifically helped fund the studio. .

“I remember the help I received when I was young”

“I am delighted to have been asked to open Community Links Music Studios in Canning Town,” Wood said. “I remember the help I received when I was young and it’s only fitting that through this great charity the Stones are helping out all budding musicians in east London. ”

After validation that Charlie Watts is likely to miss the next No filter dates, Wood wrote on social media, “I will miss Charlie on our next tour, but he told me the show had to go on! I can’t wait for Charlie to come back on stage with us once he’s fully recovered. Many thanks to old friend of the band, Steve Jordan, for playing in Charlie’s place and on his drum seat for the fall tour.

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