Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello to Perform at 2013 MusiCares Event Honoring Bruce Springsteen
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and Rage Against the Machine / Nightwatchman guitarist Tom Morello are both scheduled to perform at the 2013 MusiCares benefit gala. The show will be held on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles to honor Bruce Springsteen, who has been named the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year.
The event is held during Grammy Week, and along with Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello, the show will feature Elton John, Patti Smith, Neil Young and many more. The 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute show will be hosted by Comedy Central television personality Jon Stewart.
In its 23rd year, the MusiCares Person of the Year gala has celebrated musical icons such as Paul McCartney, Bono and Paul Simon, among others, in the past.
According to the official Grammy’s website, “The 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year gala, which will celebrate Springsteen’s exceptional artistic achievements and philanthropic work, will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction … that will offer an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests.”
The MusiCares event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center two days before the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which features Anthrax, Halestorm, Iron Maiden, Lamb of God, Marilyn Manson and Megadeth as nominees in the Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance category.