Foo Fighters have set a set for the #SaveOurStages (#SOS) campaign, which aims to preserve local music venues in the United States affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The half-hour set, which aired live from the iconic Los Angeles Troubadour site last night (October 17), shows Dave Grohl and himself. restyling selection of their songs for an acoustic show.
This is not the first time the group has intervened in support of the #SaveOurStages campaign of the National Independent Association.
Last month, the legendary rockers returned the original designs of two of their T-shirts for a 1
The shirts include the original “Roswell Alien Design” for two T-shirts, which were originally put on sale to mark the group’s exhibitions on February 23, 1995 at Jambalaya Club in Arcata, California, and on June 3, 1995 at King’s College in London.
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The National Independent Places Association is leading efforts to pass a bipartisan Rescue of Our Stages Act, which will set up a $ 10 billion (£ 7.8 billion) small business association fund to help these small places. who are struggling or threatened with closure due to pandemic effects.
A fan who commented on Foos last night wrote: “This was the most intense version of Times Like These I’ve ever heard or experienced. Really beautiful. “
Another said that the performance “reminded me of the MTV concert I did with Christ.” [from Nirvana] and the cellist when I was 18 years old. I was lucky to see both bands, but he never liked that. “
In related news, LCD Murphy’s James Murphy joined the fight last month to save independent music venues in the United States, saying support for the act “is the least we can do as a group of people who care about ours.” .
He told a news conference in New York: “This is an infrastructure problem and should be seen as an infrastructure problem that requires funding. I mean, even if all you care about is the bottom line, this city is doing creative work. We do this as a city. And this work is sponsored and promoted by the independent venue and promoter of New York, just as it is in any other [city].
“Larger companies that serve needs don’t serve either that the need to stick to the artists in the beginning, to serve a small community, a small stage. “