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3.10.17 / Events

1st Annual Love Rocks NYC!

The Beacon Theatre rocked on Thursday, March 9, when over 25 rock, soul and blues stars came together to play LOVE ROCKS NYC!, the first annual benefit concert God’s Love We Deliver. Co-presented by designer John Varvatos and God’s Love supporter Greg Williamson, the sold-out show featured Bill Murray as guest MC and included spectacular performances by legends such as Joe Walsh, Jackson Browne, Mavis Staples, Sam Moore, Michael McDonald, Paul Shaffer, Will Lee, Bruce Willis, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes and Aaron Neville, alongside young dynamos including Gary Clark Jr., Jackie Greene and Marcus King. The evening concluded with all the artists returning to the stage for an all-star performance of “With A Little Help From My Friends.”

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Hosted by Bill Murray & Other Special Guests

Featuring Artists

  • Joe Walsh
  • Mavis Staples
  • Jackson Browne
  • Warren Haynes
  • Michael McDonald
  • Dr. John
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Patty Smyth
  • Bruce WiIlis
  • John McEnroe
  • Derek Trucks
  • Keb Mo
  • Aaron Neville
  • Lisa Fischer
  • Marc Cohn
  • Anthony Hamilton
  • CeCe Winans
  • Susan Teeschi
  • William Bell
  • Amy helm
  • Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Jackie Greene
  • Sam Moore
  • Catherine Russell
  • Joan Osborne
  • Tash Neal
  • Marcus King

Love Rocks House Band

  • Will Lee
  • Paul Shaffer
  • Steve Gadd
  • Shawn Pelton
  • Eric Krasno
  • Larry Campbell
  • Jeff Young

We Deliver Singers and God's Love Horns

  • Elaine Caswell
  • Alecia Chakour
  • Dennis Collins
  • Chrissi Poland
  • Nicki Richards
  • Mark Rivers
  • Evan Barker
  • Ron Blake
  • Joe Fieldler
  • Aaron Heink
  • Jim Hynes
  • Andy Snitzer

Watch highlights from the show

The first annual Love Rocks NYC! sold-out show featured Bill Murray as guest MC and included spectacular performances by legends such as Joe Walsh, Jackson Browne, Mavis Staples, Sam Moore, Michael McDonald, Paul Shaffer, Will Lee, Bruce Willis, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes and Aaron Neville, alongside young dynamos including Gary Clark Jr., Jackie Greene and Marcus King. The evening concluded with all the artists returning to the stage for an all-star performance of “With A Little Help From My Friends."

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