Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters tribute concerts: Everything you need to know

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More acts have been added to the bill for the highly anticipated Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts next month.

Three months after the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, the band, together with the Hawkins Family, announced two star-studded tribute concerts to celebrate his life.

The first concert will take place at Wembley Stadium, London on 3 September, with the second in Los Angeles taking place at the Kia Forum on 27 September.

Acts like Nile Rogers, Travis Barker and Taylor’s son Shane Hawkins will join the likes of Liam Gallagher, Brian May and Mark Ronson on the bill.

Chris Rock will also make a special guest appearance alongside Dave Chappell.

Charity, Music Support, who help those who work in music and live events affected by mental ill-health and/or addiction have been announced as one of the gig beneficiaries.

Music Cares, which offers services and support to the people behind the music, will also be a charity partner at the event. Both charities were chosen by the Hawkins family.

Paramount have shared that they will be streaming the events live. You can find more details on where to watch the gigs below.

Tickets for Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts in London and LA were released on 17 June. Tickets are still available but demand is high.

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will perform on the same line-up as Dave Grohl at the forthcoming concerts paying tribute to Taylor Hawkins.

The late Foo Fighters drummer, 50, was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia in March. A cause of death is yet to be announced.

Where to buy tickets in the UK

Tickets for the London show have been on sale since 17 June at 9am on Ticketmaster.

Where to buy tickets in the US

Tickets for the LA show went on sale on 17 June at 9am PDT on Ticketmaster.

What is the lineup?

Alongside Foo Fighters, the lineup boasts the likes of Brian May, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Alanis Morissette and a special guest appearances from Dave Chappell and Chris Rock.

The London lineup includes:

  • Travis Barker

  • Nandi Bushell

  • Martin Chambers

  • Chris Chaney

  • Chevy Metal

  • Stewart Copeland

  • Josh Freese

  • Liam Gallagher

  • Violet Grohl

  • Omar Hackim

  • Justin Hawkins

  • Shane Hawkins

  • Joshua Homme

  • Chrissie Hynde

  • James Gang

  • Alain Johannes

  • Brian Johnson

  • John Paul Jones

  • Kesha

  • Greg Kurstin

  • Geddy Lee

  • Alex Lifeson

  • Brian May

  • Krist Novelselic

  • Nile Rogers

  • Mark Ronson

  • Luke Spiller

  • Supergrass

  • Roger Taylor

  • Rufus Taylor

  • Lars Ulrich

  • Wolfgang Van Halen

  • Plus a special guest appearance from Dave Chappell and Chris Rock

Where can I watch the gig?

You can watch the London show live on Saturday 3 September at 4.30pm BST.

Where to watch live:

  • Paramount + (US only)

  • MTV YouTube Channels (Globally)

  • Pluto TV (Internationally)

Where to watch on demand:

  • Paramount + (globally) beginning 3 September

  • Pluto TV and MTV (on demand) beginning the week of 5 September

On Twitter, Hawkins’ family offered a touching tribute. His wife Alison wrote: “In celebration of his life, it is now up to all of us who loved him most to honour Taylor’s legacy and the music he gave us."