Lianne La Havas, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and More Join GRAMMY Foundation's 'Play It Forward: A Celebration Of Music's Evolution And Influencers' Concert
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by BWW News Desk
The GRAMMY Foundation will host "Play It Forward: A Celebration Of Music's Evolution And Influencers" - the 15th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Music Preservation Project - featuring live musical performances and archival footage from its preservation archives. Performers include GRAMMY winners Yolanda Adams, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, LeAnn Rimes, and Dionne Warwick; GRAMMY winner and current nominee Lupe Fiasco; Current GRAMMY nominee Ed Sheeran; Mike Einziger of Incubus, singer/songwriter Lianne La Havas, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, violinist Ann Marie Simpson, multi-platinum recording artist Guy Sebastian, and George Thorogood And The Destroyers, as well as other artists to be announced shortly.
The evening's musical director will be Darrell Brown, songwriter/producer, Recording Academy Trustee, and GRAMMY Foundation Board member. Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation, will be in attendance, along with other prominent music industry leaders and members of The Recording Academy.