Last night, New York’s Beacon Theatre hosted the second annual Love Rocks NYC, an all-star benefit in support of God’s Love We Deliver, a local organization that provides food for those with illnesses. The evening featured an array of big-name collaborations, with a parade of musicians that included The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards, Warren Haynes, Norah Jones, Gary Clark Jr., Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Ziggy Marley, Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, Cheap Trick and many more.
The night also featured a house band comprised of musical director Will Lee, Paul Shaffer, Eric Krasno, Larry Campbell, Steve Gadd, Shawn Pelton and Jeff Young.
Some of the evening’s musical offerings included Richards teaming up with Clark Jr. on the Rolling Stones classic “Happy;” Richards and Jones playing Richards’ solo cut “Make No Mistake;” Gibbons and tennis legend John McEnroe taking on ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man;” Fagen playing Steely Dan’s “Aja” and “Reeling in the Years;” Hart’s Ann Wilson leading a rendition of “Barracuda” and a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song;” Gibbons, Clark and more coming together for “Pride and Joy;” Jones, Harris, Lucinda Williams combining for the Everly Brothers’ “When Will I Be Loved;” a collaborative take The Band’s “The Weight;” Warren Haynes on The Beatles “She Came In Through the Bathroom Window” and the Allman Brothers Band’s “Melissa;” and a finale of Bob Marley’s “One Love” led by Ziggy and featuring all the night’s performers.
See the full setlist below, watch a collection of highlights via fan-shot videos below, and see some photos from the night.
Love Rocks NYC
Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Fire On The Bayou—Trombone Shorty, Ivan Neville, House Band
On Your Way Down—Trombone Shorty, Ivan Neville, House Band
Rise Up (for the Vets)—Andra Day, House Band
Drown In My Own Tears—Andra Day, House Band
I Like It Like That—Jimmie Vaughan, Jimmy Vivino, Danny Clinch, Doyle Bramhall II, House Band
Take Me To The River—Allen Stone, Nona Hendryx, House Band
Last Time—The Bacon Brothers, House Band
You’re All I Need—Valerie Simpson, Anthony Hamilton, House Band
Love Child—Patty Smyth, House Band
Lucille—Tash Neal, Doyle Bramhall II, David Hidalgo, Chris Scianni, House Band
Presence Of The Lord—David Hidalgo, Doyle Bramhall II, House Band
Walking In Memphis—March Cohn, House Band
Respect Yourself—Mavis Staples, House Band
The Weight—Donald Fagen, Mavis Staples, Marc Cohn, Jimmy Vivino, Larry Campbell, Amy Helm, Steve Jordan, House Band
We Have Come Too Far—Lucinda Williams, House Band
Two More Bottles of Wine—Emmylou Harris, House Band
Angel Dream—Norah Jones, House Band
When Will I Be Loved—Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris, House Band
You Must Believe In Yourself—Robert Cray & Hi R with Steve Jordan
Just How Low—Robert Cray & Hi R with Steve Jordan
Make No Mistake—KR, Norah Jones, Hi R with Steve Jordan, Ivan Neville
Happy—KR, Hi R with Steve Jordan, Ivan Neville, Gary Clark Jr.
Aja—Donald Fagen, House Band
Reeling In The Years—Donald Fagen, House Band
Come Together—Gary Clark Jr., House Band
Bright Lights—Gary Clark Jr., House Band
Pride & Joy—Gary Clark Jr., BFG, Doyle Bramhall II, Jimmie Vaughan, Mike Flanigan, House Band
Sharp Dressed Man—Billy Gibbons, John McEnore, House Band
Barracuda—Ann Wilson, Bernie Williams, House Band
Immigrant Song—Ann Wilson, Bernie Williams, House Band
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window—Warren Haynes, House Band
Melissa—Warren Haynes, House Band
True To Myself—Ziggy Marley, House Band
Love Is My Religion—Ziggy Marley, House Band