There’s no better place to spend Halloween weekend than New Orleans. But if getting to the Big Easy just wasn’t easy for you this year, don’t worry: These awesome, costumed photos from the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, which took place at NOLA’s City Park Oct. 27-29, will almost make you feel like you were there.
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At the Voodoo Music + Art Experience Saturday, among the many classics on the Foo Fighters hit-packed setlist was their 1997 power ballad “My Hero.” And frontman Dave Grohl was just that — a hero — to one lucky fanboy, when he serenaded the delighted spectator with that song, literally making him weep with joy.
Our live stream of the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience from New Orleans has come to an end, but you can check out highlights from the weekend here. See you in City Park next year!
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to protest music, there's the subtle stuff and the really angry stuff. The all-star band Prophets of Rage takes the latter to a whole new grab-you-by-the-throat level.
If you are, for some reason, ever in need of an extra shoe, Dave Grohl has your back. Or, more accurately, foot. At a recent concert, the Foo Fighters frontman helped out a fan suffering from a broken ankle and in need of a little foot protection. SEE ALSO: Dave Grohl trolled Christopher Walken and no one ever noticed, until now During a backstage meet-and-greet with the Foo Fighters, fan @sabrynsucks showed up on crutches, due to an ankle injury. Per the fan's now-viral tweet, Grohl's own orthopedic doctor informed her that if she doesn't wear shoes while on crutches, her ankle won't heal. (Grohl famously has had his fair share of experience with serious leg injuries.) tonight dave grohls orthopedic doctor told me if i didn't put a shoe on my foot it wouldn't get better. so dave gave me one of his shoes? pic.twitter.com/updeujumtx — sabryn (@sabrynsucks) October 13, 2017 Being the cool dude that he is, Grohl stepped up and offered the fan one of his hightop sneakers to wear over her ankle brace. If this man isn't the nicest rockstar in the world, we don't know who is. WATCH: You won’t believe how happy this 9-year-old Irish Setter is with her new custom prosthetic leg
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There's no better place to spend Halloween than New Orleans. But if getting to the Big Easy just wasn't easy for you this year, don't worry: These awesome, costumed photos from the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, which took place at NOLA's City Park during the pre-Halloween weekend, will almost make you feel like you were there.