AC/DC singer visits statue in Belgian city where first Back in Black tour concert was held

Brian Johnson, the lead singer of AC/DC, visited his statue in Namur on Friday, unveiled at the end of April. It commemorates the first concert of the Back in Black tour, which took place at the Namur Expo on 29 June 1980. It was also Johnson's first concert with the Australian band.

The artwork was created by Marbrerie Cognaux. The initiative came from four Belgian fans who persuaded 450 people to make a donation, raising a total of 29,000 euros. The names of all the fans who donated will be engraved on the statue's base.

In addition to the statue, the entire avenue in front of the Namur Expo has been renamed Esplanade AC/DC. There are also chairs with the names of the 16 members of the band who were part of the group for at least two weeks.



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