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Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Throw Three-Hour Gig in L.A., Book Sole New York Show

February 2, 2013 (6:39 am) GMT
After rocking the 5,000 plus crowd at their Los Angeles, Grohl and his star-studded Sound City group are scheduled to perform in New York.

and his Sound City Players rocked the Hollywood Palladium on January 31 night, playing a three-hour long show. , and members of Cheap Trick, and Fear joined Grohl and his for the classic rock-pop-punk extravaganza.

The performance followed the premiere of Grohl's "" documentary earlier in the evening. As soon as the film ended, fans trooped to the concert area. The Foo Fighters served as the night's backing band, kicking off the performances with a cover of 's "Hanging Tree" with multi-instrumentalist Alain Johannes.

The lengthiest performance of the night was by John Fogerty, who dished out a flurry of Creedence Clearwater Revival hits with the Foo Fighters, including "Travelin Band", "Born on The Bayou", "Bad Moon Rising" and "Fortunate Son". The night was capped by a stirring set from the legendary Nicks, who performed "Landslide" with Grohl. They also jammed to the classic "Gold Dust Woman" and "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around".

As the performers each took the stage, each change was accompanied by a drop-screen video, with outtakes shown to preface and contextualize the performances that were lined up for the evening. Following their L.A. gig, Grohl and the Sound City players will next perform in a solitary New York show on February 13 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.


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