Freebass consists of the three bassists Peter Hook, Andy Rourke and Mani. They have been working together over the past year on an album that will feature vocals from the likes of Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream) and Tim Burgess (Charlatans).
According to reports in the Sun newspaper the trio will be joined by Gallagher and former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown on stage at the concert.
Other bands performing for the event include The Verve, Inspiral Carpets, James and Happy Mondays.
Former Smiths bassist and organiser of the event reckons that “this years gig will be talked about for years to come”. With this line up it just could be.