Johnny Depp will play guitar at Shane MacGowan wedding - Noise11.com
Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp will play guitar at Shane MacGowan wedding

by Music-News.com on November 27, 2018

in News

Johnny Depp will be providing the music at the wedding of Shane MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke.

MacGowan and his long-term partner have been a couple since 1986 and are tying the knot on Monday (26Nov18) in what Victoria has described as “a tiny civil ceremony in an anonymous City Hall.” In a piece written for the Sunday Independent (Ireland), the bride teased some of the details of her forthcoming wedding day, which will include a musical contribution from the Pirates of the Caribbean actor.

“So, much as we might have liked our wedding to be a non-event, and because we have found it impossible to keep it a total secret, a few of our friends and family have elected to make it a tiny but beautiful thing,” the journalist wrote. “Johnny Depp is going to be the wedding guitarist.”

Johnny has been friends with Shane for over 20 years, having made an appearance on his first solo album The Snake in 1994, while the Irish musician returned the favour by working on the soundtrack of Johnny’s 2013 film The Lone Ranger.

The Oscar-nominee also performed with Bono at Shane’s 60th birthday party last January, and proclaimed that he is “one of the most important poets of the 20th century.”

“He’s a magnificent man and species. He’s a special being,” the 55-year-old added.

While Victoria did not reveal where the wedding would take place, The Irish Sun has reported that they will make their vows in Copenhagen, Denmark, following an 11-year engagement.

Johnny formed the supergroup Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry in 2015 and embarked on their second world tour this year. The Alice in Wonderland star has also played guitar in tracks recorded by Oasis and Marilyn Manson.

music-news.com

Follow Noise11 on Twitter for news as it happens

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper drops fans some Breadcrumbs

Alice Cooper will release ‘Breadcrumbs’ in September, an E.P. of covers and special guests.

6 hours ago
Queen and Adam Lambert perform at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen + Adam Lambert The Rhapsody Tour is open for business

Queen + Adam Lambert have started The Rhapsody Tour in the USA and this one features two Queen songs Adam Lambert has never performed with Queen before.

8 hours ago
Anthony Smith of Icehouse photo from the Icehouse Facebook page
Founding Icehouse Member Anthony Smith has passed away

Anthony Smith, a founding member of Icehouse, has passed away in Lismore.

1 day ago
Kiss Demon Cereal
Kiss get into the Breakfast Cereal Business

Kiss have launched a new breakfast cereal. The Funko brand Kiss Demon cereal includes a little Kiss toy in every box.

3 days ago
Midnight Oil play the Bowl on their Great Circle Tour 2017 Monday 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Busby Marou Join Midnight Oil for Yothu Yindi Cover In Birdsville

Midnight Oil were joined by Queensland’s Busby Marou for a cover a Yothu Yindi’s ‘Treaty’ at the Big Red Bash in Birdsville this week.

3 days ago
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney wants to remake It’s A Wonderful Life

Paul McCartney wants to remake It's A Wonderful Life. The Beatles legend is in the process of turning the 1946 film - which starred the likes of James Stewart and Donna Reed - into a musical production after teaming up with Bill Kenwright, who will produce the project.

4 days ago
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey’s ex-Manager is Receiving Death Threats

Mariah Carey's ex-manager Stella Bulochnikov has claimed she's been sent death threats as part of an attempt to intimidate her.

4 days ago