Honor his father. Shane Hawkins Playing “My Hero” with the Foo Fighters in honor of his late father, Taylor Hawkins.
At 16, he joined his father’s bandmates. Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Saturday, September 3rd, at Wembley Stadium in London. Dave Grohl We introduced him towards the end of the night as one of many guest drummers to fill in for a musician who died in Bogota, Colombia in March at the age of 50.
“There’s another drummer playing with us tonight. Let me tell you, I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone hit the drums as hard as him,” Grohl, 53, said. told a packed stadium during the show, which aired on Paramount+. “But more than that, he’s part of our family and needs to be here with us all tonight. It made sense for him to come and play with us tonight.” Ladies and gentlemen, would you please welcome Shane Hawkins on drums?”
Teen began the song, which was the band’s 1997 hit “My Hero.”
Taylor shared son Shane (born Oliver Shane Hawkins) and daughters Annabel and Everly with his wife Allison Hawkins.
Various drummers stepped in for the deceased musician Foo Fighters‘ song. Travis Barker played Between “Monkey Wrench” and “Pretender”. Rufus Taylor (Queen’s son Roger Taylor) was the viral 12-year-old drummer behind the kit on ‘These Days’ Nandi Bushnell I jammed with the band on “Learn to Fly”.
early morning, Dave Chappelle Hawkins and the band took the stage to talk about hosting Saturday Night Live in November 2020, where they were musical guests. He was later invited to a show at Madison Square Garden.
“After the show, I went backstage and played with the Foo Fighters. I met a kid who was 12 or 13 years old. He met Shane and asked if he was a skater.
“He said, ‘I don’t want to hurt my arm, so I don’t skateboard,'” said the Washington, D.C. native. “I said, ‘What fk kind of answer is this? A simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ suffices.” The child said, “I want to be a drummer like my father.”
It was a revelatory experience for comics. “I’ve met the Foo Fighters many times in that room at Madison Square Garden, but it felt like I was seeing them for the first time. I’ve watched Taylor become a rock star for many nights. but it was the first time I saw him as a father, and the first time Dave Grohl and I mentioned that name Kurt CobainIt was the first time they had discussed their love of jazz and go-go music, and Taylor’s son Shane was immersed in it all.
Chappelle traveled with the band and Shane to New York City’s famous jazz club, The Blue Note, to see the musicians. Robert Glasper execution. “I heard Taylor and his son talking about drummers throughout the show,” he recalls. “I remember Taylor’s son Shane saying to his father who was listening, ‘Dad, you can’t do that.’ I’ve never heard anyone talk like that with a rock star.” And Taylor Hawkins humbly said, “Son, they are real musicians.” ”
The comedian concludes:
Chappelle wasn’t the only one to sing Shane’s praises: Barker, 46, shared a clip of the tribute on her Instagram story on Sunday night. “Oh my god,” he says in a video shot from behind the scenes while Shane is on stage.
Bassist of Guns N’ Roses Duff McKagan On Instagram, “Shane… wowed us all at the show yesterday. We watched from here in Brazil… F#CK guy! Shredded!”
quest love I posted the clip on social media and captioned it. Great job Shane.
“This is so beautiful” Sophia Bush I wrote it on her Instagram story. “Absolutely amazing.”
“can’t believe it” Jxdn (born Jaden Hossler) commented on MTV’s Instagram post.
John Legend When sell sunsetof Chrishell Stause Both commented on various posts that included several crying emojis. I burst into tears. “And cry at 6am,” Mandy Moore shared on her Instagram story on Sunday.
The Taylor Hawkins tribute concert is available in full on Paramount+ and is just over six hours long. A second tribute show will be held in Los Angeles on September 27th.