Bob Dylan To Be Honored At MusiCares Person Of The Year Event

first_imgBob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.Proceeds from the 25th annual benefit gala dinner and concert — to be held in Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week two nights prior to the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards — will provide essential support for MusiCares. The event will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the West Hall. Check-in will open at 5 p.m. as well as a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 8 p.m. and the concert will begin at 9 p.m.Performers at the tribute concert include GRAMMY winners Beck; Crosby, Stills and Nash; Norah Jones; Tom Jones; Los Lobos; John Mellencamp; Alanis Morissette; Willie Nelson; Aaron Neville; Bonnie Raitt; Bruce Springsteen; Susan Tedeschi; Derek Trucks; Eddie Vedder; Jack White; and Neil Young; as well as singer/songwriter Jackson Browne and singer/songwriter John Doe.Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will present the award to Bob Dylan. Three-time GRAMMY-winning producer and recent Emmy winner Don Was will be the evening’s musical director.The 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will begin with a reception and silent auction offering an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The reception and silent auction will be followed by a dinner, the award presentation and a tribute concert by renowned musicians. The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week.To see the silent auction, click here.last_img

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