Love Rocks NYC Announces Star-Studded Second Annual Benefit Show
By Andrew Magnotta
January 17, 2018
Iconic Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards will be joining an already stellar lineup of rock, blues and soul legends at the second annual Love Rocks NYC! benefit concert for God's Love We Deliver at the historic Beacon Theatre in New York City, Thursday, March 15.
Hosted by comedian Whoopi Goldberg concert features a star-studded lineup to help raise money to support and honor the 33rd anniversary of the New York-based not-for-profit organization.
Fashion designer John Varvatos and God's Love We Deliver Trustee Greg Williamson are presenting the second annual concert a year after the first one sold out and helped raise an incredible $1.5 million for the organization.
This year’s concert will equally thrill music fans and continue to highlight the charity’s continued success of providing life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people in the New York Metropolitan area living with severe illnesses.
The LOVE ROCKS NYC! 2018 all-star lineup features a range of legendary and contemporary Grammy-award winners and nominees, iconic acts and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers spanning the rock, pop, blues and soul genres.
This year's lineup includes: Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Donald Fagen, Billy F. Gibbons, Gary Clark Jr., Mavis Staples, Andra Day, Warren Haynes, Trombone Shorty, Marc Cohn, Lucinda Williams, Cheap Trick, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm with Steve Jordan, Ann Wilson, Patty Smyth, Anthony Hamilton, The Bacon Bros., Bernie Williams, Valerie Simpson, John McEnroe, David Hidalgo, Jimmie Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall II, Ivan Neville, Allen Stone, Tash Neal, Amy Helm and more. Additional names to be added to the lineup shortly.
The stellar house band will include musical director Will Lee (The CBS Orchestra), Paul Shaffer (The CBS Orchestra), Steve Gadd (James Taylor, Eric Clapton), Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live), Eric Krasno (Soulive, Phil Lesh & Friends), Larry Campbell (Levon Helm, Bob Dylan) and Jeff Young (Jackson Browne).
The evening is sponsored by RJKB Family Charitable Foundation, GIVE Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, Jonah Disend, The Jeffrey A. Altman Foundation, CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group, Douglas Elliman Real Estate,Valerie Dillon & Daniel Lewis, DK Display Corp., Ascendant Capital, GPB+ Capital and official media sponsors The Wall Street Journal and Q104.3 Radio.
Tickets sales go live on Ticketmaster at 12 noon ET on Saturday January 20, 2018 through Ticketmaster Charge By Phone (1-866-858-0008), www.ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster Outlets.
All proceeds of the concert will directly benefit God’s Love We Deliver.
For more information please visit: loverocksnyc.com.
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