Foo Fighters and Taylor Hawkin’s Family Announce Tribute Concerts in memory of Taylor Hawkins

After much silence from The Foo Fighters, there has been some activity from the Foo Fighters camp, the band have understandably been very quiet since the sad passing of drummer Taylor Hawkins. But on 8th June 2022, the band announced that on behalf of the band and Taylor Hawkin’s family, they will be presenting two shows in tribute for Taylor Hawkins

The Tribute concerts will be held on September 3rd in London UK at Wembley stadium and September 27th  in Los Angeles, CA at The Kia Forum

Tickets go on sale on the 17th June 2022

On the band’s Website, the following news was posted:

Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee will come together with the Hawkins family to celebrate the life, music and love of their husband, father, brother and bandmate with The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts.

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. 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.

The all-star rock and roll shows will take place September 3 at London’s Wembley Stadium and September 27 at The Kia Forum in Los Angeles.

The lineups for each show will be announced shortly. Sign up to receive information on timings, ticketing links and on sale dates HERE

Taylor Hawkins joined Foo Fighters in 1997, first appearing with the band on the tour supporting sophomore album The Colour & The Shape. He made his recorded debut with Foo Fighters with 1999’s There Is Nothing Left to Lose, playing on every subsequent FF album, including One By One, In Your Honor (the first FF album to feature him assuming lead vocal duties on his song “Cold Day In The Sun”), Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, Wasting Light, Sonic Highways, Concrete & Gold (also featuring him as lead singer on “Sunday Rain”) and Medicine at Midnight. As a member of Foo Fighters, Taylor was a 15-time GRAMMY Award winner and member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He lived and loved music to an insatiable degree, with Foo Fighters as well as his numerous solo and side projects and collaborations.

For more info, click HERE 

Taylor Hawkin’s sadly passed away on March 25th 2022 at the age of 50 while on tour with The foo Fighters in Bogota, Colombia

A Message from The Hawkins Family


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