Hundreds Attend Concert In Honour Of Bataclan Victim
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:37:51
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Last week hundreds of people attended a concert held at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London. The concert was given in honour of the only Brit killed in the Bataclan terror attack a year ago.
Nick Alexander, 35, was killed on 13 November, 2015, at the nightclub in Paris where he was selling merchandise for the Eagles of Death Metal, who were performing at the time of the attack.
A range of artists, including Fran Healy from Travis and Gaz Coombes from Supergrass, performed at the show. Aside from the musical performances and speeches, there was also a minute's standing ovation in Nick's honour.
The Peaceful Noise concert marked the official launch of the Nick Alexander Memorial Trust, which will provide musical equipment to small charities and vulnerable groups across the UK.
Mr. Alexander's older sister Zoe, said the event was "really personal" to Mr. Alexander and included performances by artists who had toured with her brother or who were friends with him.
She added that she would remember her brother as someone who "approached life head on". "He packed a lot into those 35 years so we will remember him in that way - as somebody who embraced life and forged their own path."
—The ARTISTdirect Staff