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Watch Dave Grohl, Beck, Tenacious D cover yacht rock classic Summer Breeze

Dave Grohl and Tenacious D at Largo, Los Angeles
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Dave Grohl joined old friends Tenacious D and Beck onstage at the Largo club in Los Angeles on August 16 to assist on a cover of Seals & Crofts' yacht rock classic Summer Breeze.

The performance, which also featured Beck/Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin and actor John C. Reilly, took place at a benefit concert arranged by by film maker Judd Aptow. Proceeds from the event, which also saw a stand-up performance from comedian Sarah Silverman, were donated to Victims First, an organisation which helps victims, educates communities and advocate for survivors of mass casualty crime. 

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Other highlights of the night, the first of several planned benefit shows Aptow has scheduled in the 280-capacity Largo club, included Tenacious D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass performing a cover of REO Speedwagon's Keep On Loving You, and the duo covering The Rolling Stones' Dead Flowers with Beck and Reilly. 

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Dave Grohl's next scheduled performance will take place at London's Wembley Stadium at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert on September 3.

AC/DC's Brian Johnson, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, The Darkness' Justin Hawkins, The Struts' Luke Spiller and Taylor Hawkins' son Shane are among the latest additions to the line-up of the star-studded event.

It has also been announced that Paramount Plus (opens in new tab) will stream the concert live in its entirety. Directed by Joel Gallen, it will be available to stream live and on demand across Paramount’s streaming and digital platforms.

Paul Brannigan
Contributing Editor, Louder

A music writer since 1993, formerly Editor of Kerrang! and Planet Rock magazine (RIP), Paul Brannigan is a Contributing Editor to Louder. Having previously written books on Lemmy, Dave Grohl (the Sunday Times best-seller This Is A Call) and Metallica (Birth School Metallica Death, co-authored with Ian Winwood), his Eddie Van Halen biography (Eruption in the UK, Unchained in the US) emerged in 2021. He has written for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Q, hung out with Fugazi at Dischord House, flown on Ozzy Osbourne's private jet, played Angus Young's Gibson SG, and interviewed everyone from Aerosmith and Beastie Boys to Young Gods and ZZ Top. Brannigan lives in North London and supports The Arsenal.