The Foo Fighters brought Dave Chappelle back on stage to cover Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ during their Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in Los Angeles last night (September 27).
After celebrating Hawkins’ memory and music with a special six-hour concert in London earlier this month (September 3), “The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert” took over the Kia Forum in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, with many special guests. .
One of them was Dave Chappelle, who repeatedly performed the trick of covering Radiohead’s classic ‘Creep’ with the Foo Fighters at his huge concert at Madison Square Garden in New York last summer.
Watch last night’s performance of “Creep” below.
Earlier in the show, Miley Cyrus joined Foo Fighters and Def Leppard for a wide-open version of Def Leppard’s 1983 “Photograph,” while Justin Hawkins took the stage with the late Foo Fighters drummer’s side project, The Coattail Riders. to a series of four songs.
Last night’s tribute concert kicked off with an acoustic rendition of Grohl’s daughter Violet’s “Hallelujah” by Alain Johannes. After that, the surviving Foos, Blink-182’s Travis Barker and Joan Jett performed two of the biggest hits of the 80s.
Elsewhere, Pink teamed up with Foo Fighters and Queen for a stirring version of “Somebody To Love”, a song Hawkins has covered himself over the years. Elsewhere, he performed with Heart’s Nancy Wilson on her track “Barracuda,” before joining the Foo Fighters to sing “The Pretender” during their set at the end of the show.
Hawkins played drums with the Foo Fighters from 1997 until his death in March this year, aged 50.
Read NME’s new coverage of the London tribute concert here.