Paramount+ Will Stream a Tribute Concert for Taylor Hawkins, Featuring Travis Barker and Shane Hawkins

The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, held in memory of the Foo Fighters drummer, will be broadcast live on Paramount+. The event, set to take place on September 3 at London’s Wembley Stadium, will be filmed in real time under the direction of Joel Gallen and the production of Emer Patten for EP-PIC Films & Creative.

All of the shows will be streamed live and on-demand through Paramount’s digital and streaming services.

Paramount also announced On Wednesday several additional performers and guests will show up during the event including Travis Barker, Nandi Bushell, Martin Chambers, Chris Chaney, Chevy Metal, Stewart Copeland, Josh Freese, Liam Gallagher, James Gang, Violet Grohl, Omar Hakim, Justin Hawkins, Shane Hawkins, Joshua Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Alain Johannes, Brian Johnson, John Paul Jones, Kesha, Greg Kurstin, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson, Brian May & Roger Taylor, Krist Novoselic, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Luke Spiller, Supergrass, Rufus Taylor, Lars Ulrich, Wolfgang Van Halen with a special appearance by Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock.

“Music is a powerful connector, and we are honored to commemorate Taylor Hawkins’ enduring legacy by bringing Paramount’s portfolio of brands and assets to build even good connections with his global fan base,” said Bob Bakish, President and CEO, of Paramount.

“From our broad mix of platforms to the universal strength of our brands, Paramount is uniquely positioned to maximize the reach and impact of content worldwide, and we look forward to sharing this meaningful music experience with audiences across every touchpoint.”

Coverage begins live on Saturday, September 3 at 11:30 a.m. ET/4:30 p.m. BT on Paramount+ in the United States, Pluto TV in other countries, and MTV Brand YouTube Channels everywhere else. Accessible on-demand starting September 3 via Paramount+ around the world and the week of September 5 via Pluto TV and MTV VOD.

Paramount’s international broadcast and cable networks will air special editions of the concert during primetime. On September 3rd, CBS will air a special featuring highlights from the tribute concert (10-11 p.m. ET). After airing in Latin America on September 3 and in other foreign areas on September 4, MTV will air the one-hour special across its channels worldwide. This will be followed by a longer two-hour compilation that will air globally in September.

“Taylor was not only an incredible drummer and musician but truly one of the most passionate super fans of music the world has seen. His infectious energy and unique talent will continue to live on through his vast body of work,” stated Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming & Events, Paramount, and Chief Content Officer, Music, Paramount+.

“Together with Foo Fighters and the Hawkins family, we look forward to leveraging Paramount’s global scale to mirror Taylor’s worldwide impact through this special tribute concert for audiences everywhere.”

The proceeds from the event and retail sales will be donated to Music Support and MusiCares, two organizations close to the Hawkins family’s hearts. Stay tuned with us only on Lee Daily


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