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Music 'heroes' exhibit to open in Wembley

Paul Mcartney, Mick Jagger and David Bowie
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Paul Mcartney, Mick Jagger and David Bowie

A new exhibition featuring 100 photographs of artists performing at the iconic Wembley Arena will launch next month.

Sourced from Getty Images Gallery, "Heroes" the exhibition will be held at Olympic Way gallery space, Wembley, from 28 November.

It will showcase the SSE Arena's history and the famous artists who have graced its stage.

Key photography features performances by David Bowie and Leonard Cohen, and the first headline rock show performed by T-Rex.

Whitney Houston, the female performer with the most performances, and Prince who held a 35-night residency at the arena will also feature.

Josh McNorton, Cultural Director, Wembley Park, said: "Over the past 60 years, The SSE Arena, Wembley, has played an enormous part in the cultural history of the area and in global music history, and Heroes is a great way to celebrate this through the performances of some of the world’s most famous performers."

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