The Foo Fighters are the newest big-name act to assist out the crumbling reside music trade — the blokes are about to placed on a digital present … and the worth of a ticket is price its weight in gold for a lot of of us hurting behind-the-scenes.
Dave Grohl and his bandmates are performing reside Saturday from the Roxy in Hollywood — and whilst you will not be capable to be part of them in particular person … you’ll be able to watch them out of your TV set at house for a low value of simply $15, which provides you exclusive access to the intimate set.
In the event you’re searching for a motive to tune in apart from catching a sick band rock out — here is one … a part of the proceeds collected listed here are going to an org known as the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which collects money for musicians, stagehands, venues, and different music trade employees who’ve taken a tough hit throughout this pandemic, with many being out of labor.
Truth is, lots of these guys and gals are in dire straits today … and so they can use any assist they will get, particularly as these new stimulus checks proceed to stall out in D.C.
Enter the Foo Fighters, to not point out a TON of different artists and bands who’ve stepped up and lent their abilities to this trigger. You may’ve not too long ago heard a few multi-day digital competition known as Save Our Levels, which noticed performances from Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Dave Matthews, Dillon Francis, The Roots, YG, Reba McEntire and even … sure, the Foo Fighters (once more).
The actual fact the boys are again for a second dose simply reveals how a lot they care about this — as a lot as we speak about eating places, films and different industries being affected on this disaster … music is commonly forgotten.
Candy Aid is one among many seeking to assist … and so they’re additionally taking donations outdoors of Saturday’s present — which begins at 5 PM PT, and will be accessed here.