Surviving members of The Doors to play benefit gig with Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic – Guest singers will fill in for Jim Morrison in Los Angeles next week.
The surviving members of The Doors are set to play a benefit gig in Los Angeles next week, billed as their first performance together in 20 years. (NME)
John Densmore and Robby Krieger will be joined at the show by Nirvana‘s Krist Novoselic on bass.
The trio will play Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre on January 23 as part of a Homeward Bound event, benefiting the People Assisting the Homeless organisation, aiming to provide affordable housing in the Los Angeles area.
For more details on the show and to make a donation to Homeward Bound, visit their website here.
Densmore and Krieger will play drums and acoustic guitar respectively for the 30-minute set, which will feature a revolving door of guest vocalists, including Micah Nelson, Haley Reinheart, and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics, filling in for the late Jim Morrison.
A similar thing happened in Hollywood earlier this month, when surviving Nirvana members Novoselic, Dave Grohl and Pat Smear played a reunion show billed as ‘Dave Grohl And Friends’, joined by the likes of Grohl’s daughter Violet, St Vincent, Beck and more.
The Homeward Bound Concert was created by concert producer and talent manager Jonathan Shank to raise awareness and much needed funding for the homeless community. The homeless epidemic has been sweeping Los Angeles and the rest of the country as more people struggle to make ends meet. Working together with PATH, the Homeward Bound Concert strives to bring the music industry and artist community together to help get families off the street. This concert aims to be the first large scale annual fundraiser for the homeless community with 100% of proceeds going to charity.