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Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert

Playing For Change, the multimedia company responsible for the popular ‘Songs Around The World’ video series, has announced it will host WE ARE ONE, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music. Official partners for the event include Los Angeles’ premier rock radio station 95.5 KLOS, LA Weekly, and Japan-based music app Nana. The concert will take place on Tuesday, October 3, at the historic Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles and feature performances from The Doobie Brothers members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee; as well as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat; The Playing For Change Band, that features 10 respected musicians from 10 different countries; world-renowned d...

Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert

Playing For Change, the multimedia company responsible for the popular ‘Songs Around The World’ video series, has announced it will host WE ARE ONE, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music. Official partners for the event include Los Angeles’ premier rock radio station 95.5 KLOS, LA Weekly, and Japan-based music app Nana. The concert will take place on Tuesday, October 3, at the historic Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles and feature performances from The Doobie Brothers members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee; as well as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat; The Playing For Change Band, that features 10 respected musicians from 10 different countries; world-renowned d...

U2’s Adam Clayton Honored At MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert

U2's bass player Adam Clayton was recently awarded the MAP Fund Stevie Ray Vaughan Award by MusiCares. “If you walk away, walk away. I will follow.” With this lyric, written by U2’s Bono when he and the band were themselves just teenagers — still at the outset of a journey that would bring them worldwide stardom and 22 GRAMMY wins — bassist Adam Clayton closed his 2017 MusiCares MAP Fund Stevie Ray Vaughan Award acceptance speech. Celebrating its 13th year at the PlayStation Theater in New York, the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert once again brought together musicians whose lives have all been touched in one way or another by the efforts of MusiCares. Clayton, like the 12 industry icons who have previously accepted the award, was selected for the honor ...

U2’s Adam Clayton To Be Honored At MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert

U2 bassist Adam Clayton will be honored at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in New York on June 26 in support of MusiCares’ addiction recovery programs. Clayton will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund as well as his commitment to helping others with the addiction recovery process. Performers will be announced shortly. MusiCares offers a variety of addiction recovery services, including their signature MusiCares MAP Fund. Developed as a pool of resources to address addiction and recovery needs, the fund provides addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community, regardless of their financial condition. The MusiCares MAP Fund acknowledges that a vital part of reco...

Review: U2 Revisits ‘The Joshua Tree’ in the Here and Now

The Irish band shakes a Seattle stadium with 30-year-old songs and a new one, opening a tour that shows the concerns of its 1987 album have persisted.