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Travis Barker Performs With Dave Grohl & The Foo Fighters At Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert: Watch

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The primary star-studded Taylor Hawkins Tribute Present befell at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (Sept. 3), and Travis Barker was one of many many who got here out to celebrate the life and legacy of the Foo Fighters drummer. Travis, 46, celebrated Taylor, who handed away in March at age 50, by taking part in “The Pretender” with Dave Grohl and the band stay. Travis gave an brisk efficiency as he performed immediately behind Dave, carrying only a beanie and a necklace. The Blink 182 icon danced alongside as Dave sang early on within the music, clearly moved by the second and the music.

Travis gave followers a couple of behind-the-scenes appears to be like by way of his Instagram Story within the days main as much as the live performance. On Sept. 1, Travis posted a photograph of his dressing room at Wembley Stadium. He additionally shared a photograph of his drum set throughout rehearsals. His spouse, Kourtney Kardashian, additionally posted to her (and the official POOSH) Instagram the adventures she had with Travis forward of this celebration of Hawkins’ life.

Taylor’s demise hit Travis laborious. “I don’t have the phrases,” he wrote on Mar. 26, captioning a black-and-white photograph of Taylor enjoyable backstage. “Unhappy to jot down this or to by no means see you once more. I’ll always remember Laguna Seaside days after I was a trash man taking part in in a punk rock band, and also you have been taking part in with Alanis [Morrisette]. You’d come watch me play in dive bars and be like, ‘child you’re a star.’ And I assumed you have been loopy, however you gave me a lot hope and dedication.”


“Years later we toured along with [Blink-182] and Foo’s in Australia,” continued Barker, “and I’ve one of the best recollections of smoking cigarettes within the restroom of flights we have been on collectively and watching your set each evening. To say I’ll miss you my buddy isn’t sufficient. Until the following time we speak drums and smoke within the boys room … Relaxation In Peace.”


In April, Travis celebrated his buddy and their bond by getting a tattoo. “HAWK endlessly,” he captioned a gallery of him hitting up the Shamrock Social Membership in Hollywood with Kourtney and his buddy/photographer, Daniel Rojas. Travis had Mark Mahoney, an artist dubbed the “high priest of Hollywood tattoo artists,” ink a hovering hawk on his leg. It was a gorgeous tribute to a pricey buddy.

Travis is among the featured performers of the London present, which additionally included Stewart Copeland, Liam Gallagher, Omar Hakim, Josh Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Brian Johnson, John Paul Jones, KESHA, Geddy Lee, Brian Might, Krist Novoselic, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Lars Ulrich, and Dave Grohl’s daughter, Violet Grohl. Travis will even take part within the Sep. 27 present at The Discussion board in Los Angeles. That lineup options appearances from acts like Sebastian Bach, Geezer Butler, Miley Cyrus, John Paul Jones, Greg Kurstin, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Brian Might, Alanis Morissette, Krist Novoselic, P!NK, LeAnn Rimes, Mark Ronson, Gene Simmons and extra.

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