Courtesy Foo Fighters
The first of two tribute concerts honoring late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins takes place Saturday at London’s Wembley Stadium.
The star-studded event, which will feature a towering roster of guests performing alongside Foo members Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee, is set to stream live via Paramount+ and MTV’s YouTube channel beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET.
An hour-long version of the concert will also air as a special on CBS on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. MTV will also air a two-hour special later in September.
Among the many artists joining the Foos in London for the tribute include Blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Queens of the Stone Age‘s Joshua Homme, AC/DC‘s Brian Johnson, Led Zeppelin‘s John Paul Jones, Nirvana‘s Krist Novoselic, Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich, viral kid musician Nandi Bushell, Chrissie Hynde and Martin Chambers of Pretenders, The Police‘s Steward Copeland, Liam Gallagher, pop star Kesha, Rush‘s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, Nile Rodgers, Queen‘s Brian May and Roger Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen and Joe Walsh‘s James Gang.
Grohl’s daughter Violet and Hawkins’ son Shane are also on the bill, as is Taylor’s cover band Chevy Metal.
You can view a full list of participants at TaylorHawkinsTributeConcert.com, which also features personal message from a number of the guest artists sharing their memories of Hawkins and what it means for them to be performing in his honor.
Hawkins died on March 25 at age 50. The second tribute concert will be held at Kia Forum in Los Angeles on September 27.
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