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3.15.18 / Events

2nd Annual Love Rocks NYC

The Beacon Theatre rocked on March 15, 2018 when more than 25 rock, soul and blues stars came together to play LOVE ROCKS NYC!, benefiting God’s Love. Thank you to everyone who made this such a magical night!

Co-presented by John Varvatos and Greg Williamson, the sold-out show featured Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Murray and Michael and Kevin Bacon as guest MCs and included spectacular performances by legends such as Keith Richards, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Andra Day, Marc Cohn, and Ann Wilson alongside young dynamos including Gary Clark Jr, Tash Neal and Trombone Shorty. The evening concluded with all the artists returning to the stage to join Ziggy Marley for a rousing performance of “One Love.”

Check out the great coverage of the event in Vogue.com and Billboard, check out photos in our Facebook album.

Hosted by Whoopi Goldberg & Other Special Guests

Featuring Artists

  • Norah Jones
  • Keith Richards
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Donald Fagen
  • Billy F. Gibbons
  • Warren Haynes
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Mavis Staples
  • Ziggy Marley
  • Andra Day
  • Trombone Shorty
  • Marc Cohn
  • Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm with Steve Jordan
  • Lucinda Williams
  • Patty Smyth
  • Anthony Hamilton
  • The Bacon Brothers
  • Ann Wilson
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • Valerie Simpson
  • Bernie Williams
  • Nona Hdnryx
  • David Hidalgo
  • John McEnroe
  • Doyle Bramhall II
  • Jimmy Vivino
  • Ivan Neville
  • Amy HElm
  • Allen Stone
  • Tash Neal
  • Mike Flanigan

House Band

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

We Deliver Singers & God's Love Horns

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

Watch Highlights from the Show

The Beacon Theatre rocked on March 15, 2018 when more than 25 rock, soul and blues stars came together to play LOVE ROCKS NYC! benefiting God's Love We Deliver. Co-presented by American Fashion designer John Varvatos and top NYC real estate broker Greg Williamson, the sold-out show featured Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Murray and Michael and Kevin Bacon as guest MCs and included spectacular performances by legends such as Keith Richards, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Andra Day, Marc Cohn, and Ann Wilson alongside young dynamos including Gary Clark Jr., Tash Neal and Trombone Shorty. The evening concluded with all the artists returning to the stage to join Ziggy Marley for a rousing performance of "One Love."

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