Hawkins, the band’s drummer since 1997, died in Bogotá, Colombia on March 25. He was once 50 years outdated.
Last week, Foo Fighters introduced that, in conjunction with the drummer’s circle of relatives, the band will have fun Hawkins’ reminiscence and song at two particular gigs in London and Los Angeles. ‘The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts’ will happen at Wembley Stadium on September 3 prior to taking on LA’s Kia Forum on September 27.
Earlier as of late (June 15), the first wave of acts for the London display have been introduced, with Liam Gallagher and Mark Ronson joined via Queens Of The Stone Age‘s Josh Homme, Supergrass, Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen, The Pretenders‘ Chrissie Hynde and lots of extra.
Now the LA line-up has been launched, which you’ll be able to view underneath, with Morissette, Cyrus and Smith being joined – similar to the London display – via Homme, May, Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen and Ronson.
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— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) June 15, 2022
Tickets for the LA display cross on sale on Friday (June 17) at 9am native time. Sign as much as Foo Fighters’ e-newsletter to get extra details about tickets right here.
Upon the announcement of the 2 displays, a commentary on Foo Fighters’ web site learn: “As one of the vital revered and liked figures in trendy song, Taylor’s monolithic skill and magnetic character endeared him to hundreds of thousands of lovers, friends, buddies and fellow musical legends internationally. Millions mourned his premature passing on March 25, with passionate and trustworthy tributes coming from lovers in addition to musicians Taylor idolised.
“The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will unite several of those artists, the Hawkins family and of course his Foo Fighters brothers in celebration of Taylor’s memory and his legacy as a global rock icon—his bandmates and his inspirations playing the songs that he fell in love with, and the ones he brought to life.”
Hawkins’ spouse Alison has additionally shared a commentary thanking the band’s lovers for his or her strengthen within the months since his loss of life. “My deepest thanks and admiration go out to the global Foo Fighters community and Taylor’s fans far and wide for the outpouring of love each and every one of you have shown our beloved Taylor,” she wrote. “Your kindness has been an invaluable comfort for my family and me during this time of unimaginable grief.”
Since information of Hawkins’ loss of life broke, a lot of artists have paid tribute to the celebrity, sharing recollections and messages on-line and in interviews, and dedicating are living performances to him.
Pearl Jam are amongst those that have honoured the drummer at their gigs, with frontman Eddie Vedder announcing at one forestall on their ‘Gigaton’ excursion: “He was someone who truly, truly loved living life on this planet. So I guess the one thing we can be consoled by is the fact that he never wasted a moment, and he did live his life to the fullest. We just want more of it.”