Robert Plant attended the O2 Silver Clef Awards on June 30 and presented British folk band Mumford & Sons with an award.
The awards ceremony was hosted by Edith Bowman at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, and it was in aide of the Nordoff Robbins charity which uses music therapy to help vulnerable children.
Plant spoke on stage to present Mumford & Sons with the Royal Albert Hall Best Group Award.
— Nordoff Robbins UK (@NordoffRobbins1) June 30, 2017
You can briefly see Plant on stage at the 16-second mark in this video from Nordoff Robbins:
And Plant was also photographed arriving at the ceremony:
Plant was photographed greeting Nile Rodgers during the event.
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Robert Plant and Nile Rogers are on the table next to us and I thought I'd captured an iconic picture of musical royalty transcending genres, live in 2017. Sorry Nile. Awkward place for the centerpiece. #nordofrobbins #o2silverclefawards #chic #ledzep #robertplant #nilerogers
The Daily Mail reported that after the event, Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford said “we’re really honoured to be here today. Robert Plant just said some really nice things about our band and I can’t tell you what that means to us. We’re really honoured to be a part of this community, this rich music industry and the legacy and the heritage. We genuinely really are honoured to be part of it and we thank you.”
Other attendees at the event included:
- Eric Clapton
- Phil Collins
- Alice Cooper
- Dame Shirley Bassey
- Johnny Marr
- Barry Gibb