Foo Fighters fans in Richmond, Virginia had plenty to celebrate on Wednesday. Not only did the band play its first show in the city since 1998, but Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones also declared September 17th, 2014 "Foo Fighters Day."
Mayor Jones issued the proclamation ahead of Dave Grohl and company's big "fan-orchestrated" gig, which got its start back in March when fans started selling tickets to a hypothetical Foo Fighters concert in hopes that the band would show up. And the band did just that.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch says the Foo Fighters played a career-spanning, two-and-a-half-hour set Wednesday night in front of some 1,500 fans. Grohl told the crowd that despite his many years in the music business, he's "never played a show like this before."