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The Foo Fighters and the family of Taylor Hawkins are planning a special tribute to the late rocker. The Taylor Hawkins tribute concert will consist of two concerts, the first of which will take place at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday September 3 and will be broadcast live on Paramount+.
Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jafee and the Hawkins family join forces to “celebrate the life, music and love of their husband, father, brother and bandmate,” reads a message on the Foo Fighters website.
“Music is a powerful connector, and we’re honored to commemorate Taylor Hawkins’ lasting legacy by bringing together Paramount’s portfolio of brands and assets to build even deeper connections with her global fanbase,” said Bob Bakish, President and CEO of Paramount.
Bruce Gillmer, President of Music, Music Talent, Programming and Events, Paramount and Chief Content Officer, Music at Paramount+, added Bruce Gillmer, “Taylor was not only an amazing drummer and musician, but truly one of the most passionate music superfans the world has seen. His infectious energy and unique talent will live on through his vast body of work. Along with the Foo Fighters and the Hawkins family, we can’t wait. to leverage Paramount’s global scale to reflect Taylor’s global impact through this special tribute concert for audiences around the world.
The tribute will feature Travis Barker, Nandi Bushell, Martin Chambers, Chevy Metal, Chris Chaney, Nile Rodgers, Stewart Copeland, Mark Ronson, Kesha, Luke Spiller, Brian Johnson, Josh Freese and more, plus a special appearance by Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock.
A second tribute concert will take place at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles on September 27. Read on for details on all the ways to stream Saturday’s tribute for free.
How to watch the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert online for free
Live coverage of the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT / 4:30 p.m. BST. The concert will air on Paramount+ nationally and on Pluto TV internationally.
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Paramount+ subscribers can use ExpressVPN to access the platform from outside the United States. The Taylor Hawkins tribute concert will also be available on MTV’s YouTube channels. On-demand access to the tribute concert will be available Saturday on Paramount+ and Pluto TV, and MTV TV VOD beginning the week of September 5.
Additionally, CBS will air a one-hour version of the concert on Saturday from 10-11 p.m. ET.
MTV will also air the hour-long special on its channels around the world, beginning in Latin America on Saturday and in other international territories on Sunday (September 4). A two hour long compilation will be released worldwide in September.
For those who don’t have access to cable, but want to stream MTV and other cable channels, Hulu + Live TV, Direct TV Stream and Philo are just a few of the streaming platforms that offer cable and local channels. live and on-demand for less than $70 a month.