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Rock ‘n’ Relief livestream benefit show featuring Sammy Hagar, Foo Fighters & more taking place this week


The dates have been revealed for the recently announced Rock ‘n’ Relief livestream benefit concert, which will feature performances by Sammy Hagar, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell and dozens of other artists.

The two-day virtual event will take place this Friday and Saturday, March 5 and 6, and will raise money for the Los Angeles-based organization Community Organized Relief Effort, or CORE. CORE, which was co-founded by actor Sean Penn, is working to “provide equitable access to free testing and vaccines” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event will feature both live and virtual performances. Linda Perry of 4 Non Blondes curated the lineup, and will also perform. Hagar will play with his current band The Circle, which also features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and veteran rock drummer Jason Bonham. Other artists on the bill include Bush‘s Gavin Rossdale, Sheryl Crow, Ziggy MarleyCarly Simon, Tracy Bonham, L7, Silversun Pickups, Macy Gray, Juliette Lewis & the Licks, Jewel, Kevin Bacon and Pete Yorn.

Rock ‘n’ Relief will stream from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. PT on March 5 and 6 via the Amazon Music Twitch channel, the Amazon Music mobile app and Rolling Stone magazine’s YouTube channel.

By Matt Friedlander and Josh Johnson
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