The second of Foo Fighters‘ two tribute concerts honoring late drummer Taylor Hawkins takes place tonight, Tuesday, at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles.
The first show took place at London’s Wembley Stadium on September 3. Many of the artists who performed at the London tribute will be making the trip back across the pond for the LA concert, including Blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Queens of the Stone Age‘s Josh Homme, Led Zeppelin‘s John Paul Jones, Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich, Rush‘s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, Queen‘s Brian May and Roger Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen, The Police‘s Stewart Copeland, James Gang, David Bowie drummer Omar Hakim, The Struts‘ Luke Spiller, Kesha, session drummer Josh Freese and Hawkins’ cover band Chevy Metal.
The LA lineup also includes Soundgarden‘s Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil, Black Sabbath‘s Geezer Butler, Miley Cyrus, Nirvana‘s Krist Novoselic, Tool‘s Danny Carey, Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith, Def Leppard‘s Joe Elliott, Phil Collen and Rick Savage, Joan Jett, The Pretty Reckless‘ Taylor Momsen, Alanis Morissette, Sebastian Bach, Yes vocalist and Hawkins’ childhood friend Jon Davison, The Cars‘ Elliot Easton, Mötley Crüe‘s Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx, Pink, Rage Against the Machine‘s Brad Wilk and Heart‘s Nancy Wilson.
Additionally, Dave Grohl‘s daughter Violet and Hawkins’ son Shane will perform. Foo Fighters’ performance of “My Hero” with Shane on drums was widely considered to be the highlight of the six-hour London concert.
Like with the London show, proceeds from the LA tribute will be donated to MusiCares and Music Support. Unlike the London show, however, no streaming details have been announced for the LA concert.
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