On September 3rd, London’s Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert will be broadcast live to the world from Wembley Stadium in its entirety.
Teaming up with Paramount, Foo Fighters and the Hawkins family will be taking their all-star celebration of the much-loved rock legend global.
Proceeds from ticket and merch sales will go to the Music Support and MusiCares charities.
Music Support is a registered U.K. charity that helps those who work in music and live events affected by mental ill-health and/or addiction. They want you to know you are not alone.
MusiCares safeguards the well-being of all music people through direct financial programs, networks of support resources and tailored crisis relief efforts.
The list of special guests appearing at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts has continued to grow and it expected more familiar names will be added in due course.
So far, the Wembley event is looking like a who’s who of the music biz.
Travis Barker, Martin Chambers, Josh Freese, Violet Grohl, Justin Hawkins, Shane Hawkins, James Gang, Brian Johnson, Kesha, Luke Spiller and Lars Ulrich will join a lineup featuring Nandi Bushell, Chris Chaney, Stewart Copeland, Liam Gallagher, Omar Hakim, Joshua Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Alain Johannes, John Paul Jones, Greg Kurstin, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Brian May, Krist Novoselic, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Supergrass, Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen and Chevy Metal.
Comedians Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock are also slated to appear.
The full Wembley Stadium show will be available to stream live and on demand across Paramount’s streaming and digital platforms.
Live coverage across Paramount+ (United States,) Pluto TV (internationally) and MTV YouTube channels (globally) kicks off on Saturday, September 3rd at 11:30 AM (EDT) / 4:30 PM (BST.)
A Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert is also due to take place on September 27th in Los Angeles, CA. Click here for more information.
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