Foo Fighters, Music News, Tribute Concert, Taylor Hawkins, Charity

Foo Fighters with the Hawkins Family announce shows

The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will benefit charities in both the UK and the US

Foo Fighters Together with the Hawkins Family Present Two Global Events Celebrating the Memory & Music of a Rock Legend

The first wave of confirmed guests to join The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in celebration of the life, music and love of one of modern music’s most beloved figures has been confirmed, with many more to be added.

The two all-star global events in celebration of Taylor’s memory and his legacy as a global rock icon will take place September 3 at London’s Wembley Stadium and September 27 at The Kia Forum in Los Angeles. For specific lineups — and to sign up to receive information on updates, timings, ticketing links and on sale dates — go to https://www.foofighters.com/

The first round of guests for the Los Angeles show will be announced at 9:00AM PT.

The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will benefit charities in both the UK and the US chosen by the Hawkins family. Beneficiaries and further details will be announced shortly.

Tickets on sale Friday 17 June at 9am local time.

 

Foo Fighters, Music News, Tribute Concert, Taylor Hawkins, Charity

The band confirmed that the all-star gig this September will include headline performances from Liam Gallagher, Brian May, Mark Ronson and Supergrass, to name a few.

The Foo Fighters themselves will also be performing on what’s set to be an emotional night.

Chris Chaney, Stewart Copeland, Omar Hakim, Joshua Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen, Chevy Metal and Dave Chappelle complete the line-up currently.

A touching statement from Alison Hawkins said that the outpouring of love for her late husband has been ‘an invaluable comfort for my family and me during this time of unimaginable grief’.

A statement from Foo Fighters last week said: “As one of the most respected and beloved figures in modern music, Taylor’s monolithic talent and magnetic personality endeared him to millions of fans, peers, friends and fellow musical legends the world over.

“Millions mourned his untimely passing on March 25, with passionate and sincere tributes coming from fans as well as musicians Taylor idolized.