Rod Stewart Reunites With the Faces at Prostate Cancer U.K. Benefit Concert: Watch

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Ronnie Wood and Rod Stewart performs at the  Rock N' Horespower event held at Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Ewhurst, Surrey, Britain on Sept. 5, 2015.

Rod Stewart performed with the surviving members of the Faces in Surrey, England, on Sept. 5 -- their first public concert together in decades.

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Stewart joined guitarist Ronnie Wood and drummer Kenney Jones for a set in front of 5,000 concertgoers at the Hurtwood Park Polo Club, according to a review by the Telegraph. The gig was organized by Jones to benefit Prostate Cancer U.K.

Nine additional musicians performed with horns and backing vocals in the absence of late bandmates Ronnie Lane (who passed away in 1997) and Ian McGlagan (who died in December 2014).

The Faces split up in 1975, and Stewart has not appeared with the band since a one-off gig at the 1993 Brit Awards, reports Rolling Stone. This past January, Stewart, Wood and Jones played a few songs together in tribute to McGlagan, but that reunion was fairly private, since it took place at Stewart’s birthday party in his Beverly Hills home.

After the Sept. 5 reunion, Stewart tweeted the night’s seven-song set list along with the message “A perfect rockin' evening with my mates”:

“Had me a good time tonight,” Wood agreed on Twitter, while Jones added, “What an amazing night last night was!”

Watch them play “Stay With Me” and “You Can Make Me Dance” below.

"This year is the 40th anniversary since the Faces parted ways so it's about time we got together for a jam," Stewart said in a statement when the concert was announced. "Being in the Faces back in the day was a whirlwind of madness but my God, it was beyond brilliant. We are pleased to be able to support Prostate Cancer U.K."


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