Grammys Weekend kicked off Friday night with a gala honoring this year’s MusiCares Person of the Year: Tom Petty. The lead Heartbreaker was honored by an all-star concert that featured the likes of Foo Fighters, which marked the band’s first on-stage performance since November 2015. Dave Grohl and co. performed “Honeybee”, one of the songs which Grohl played with the Heartbreakers on SNL in 1994. They also teamed with Gary Clark Jr. for “Breakdown”.
Other performers included Regina Spektor (who sang Mudcrutch’s “I Forgive it All”), Stevie Nicks (who joined Petty for “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” and “Insider”), Jeff Lynne (who performed his Petty collaboration “I Won’t Back Down”, Cage the Elephant (who covered “Last Dance With Mary Jane”), Norah Jones (who sang “Time to Move On” and “You Don’t Know How It Feels), and Petty himself (whose closing set included “Don’t Come Around Here No More” and forceful “Running Down a Dream”).
Watch fan-shot footage below.