Foo Fighters & the Hawkins Family Announce Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts

Foo Fighters band members come together to celebrate the life and music of their bandmate Taylor Hawkins with a series of tribute concerts.


Millions mourned Taylor Hawkins untimely passing on March 25, with passionate 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 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.

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.

The lineups for each show will be announced shortly. More info at https://www.foofighters.com/. Tickets go on sale June 17th.

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