James Taylor might be headlining the seventh Annual Love Rocks NYC live performance on the Beacon Theatre in March, Web page Six has discovered.
The “Hearth and Rain” singer might be joined by a stellar lineup together with the John Mayer Trio, Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, Pat Benatar, St. Vincent and Rufus Wainwright.
Stephen Colbert, Andy Cohen, Chevy Chase and Phoebe Robinson are additionally slated to seem on the charitable gala.
The beloved bash is the brainchild of Douglas Elliman dealer Greg Williamson, live performance producer Nicole Rechter and clothes designer John Varvatos. The annual occasion advantages Gods Love We Ship, a charity that delivers meals to New Yorkers who’re too sick to buy or prepare dinner for themselves.
Previous performers for the star-studded live performance have included Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles.
John Mayer is one in all many artists who will carry out on the Beacon Theatre in March.Getty Pictures
“We didn’t know what we had been doing once we began,” Williamson instructed Web page Six in a latest interview. “Now it is a labor of affection that we work on all 12 months lengthy.”
Rechter famous that the genesis of the present was desirous to do one thing “that wasn’t a seated occasion” with individuals shopping for tables, including, “It’s a rock and roll present; it’s not a ‘come-and-hear audio system’ occasion.”
Sheryl Crow can even be returning to carry out on the charity live performance.CBS by way of Getty Pictures
Sadly, the demand for God’s Love has grown exponentially over the previous few months.
“Within the final six months, the variety of meals we’re cooking and delivering has elevated 33 %,” David Ludwigson, president and CEO of the charity, instructed Web page Six.
Williamson and Rechter got here up with the concept for Love Rocks eight years in the past.Gary Bouge
“The primary 12 months that I began, we cooked and delivered 670,000 meals. This 12 months we’re on observe to do greater than 3.2 million,” he added, noting proudly, “We’ve been in a position to fulfill it and we’ve by no means had a ready record and we do it with out cost to the shopper.”
Love Rocks NYC takes place March 9 on the Beacon Theatre.