Just a couple of weeks before the 25th anniversary of Nirvana going unplugged on MTV, Foo Fighters played a rare acoustic unplugged performance in Los Angeles over the weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to benefit Children’s Hospital LA. Pharrell Williams was also on the bill, and big names like John Stamos and Jimmy Kimmel took photos watching the Foos’ unplugged performance.
Alternative Nation reported a couple of days ago, “Dave Grohl had another ‘Good Guy Dave’ moment onstage at Foo Fighters’ show on Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Grohl noticed a young child looked tired in the crowd near the pit, and he invited the kid and his father onstage and that he would ‘sing a song’ for him.
“Bring him up on the side, bring him up on the side.”
The scene was filmed by Matthew Vinge and uploaded on Twitter.”
Christy Tornado Taylor tweeted Alternative Nation about the story, “I’m pretty sure everyone reporting this story has got the story wrong. I was at the show in #stpaul and the kid appeared to be blind. That’s why they had to carry him on stage and he had a red and white cane. Dave also let the kid play his guitar for a minute or so. #FooFighters.”
In a new Kerrang interview, Dave Grohl first got the interviewer’s hopes up by appearing to announce that Foo Fighters had written a new album, but he then announced that Foo Fighters would take a break ‘for awhile.’ Grohl had previously announced a Foos break, but didn’t specify if it might take awhile. It’s sadly not the bombshell news Foo Fighters fans were hoping for!
“No, we’ve already written another record, and we’re gonna hit the road next year…”
He then said, “(Laughs) Hell no, I’m kidding! We’re gonna take a break for a while. Oh my god, I’m gonna be turning 50 in January! I think that as with most things we do, we’ll just go at it when we’re ready. It’s a hard thing to get away from, to be honest, because we actually enjoy playing with each other – we love the time that we have together onstage. So when that’s over, every time you take a break, you just fucking miss your band. And it sounds corny, but it’s true. The thing is, everybody’s always doing something, so eventually it’ll just come together. We’ll see what happens.”
— Alex Meneses (@RealAlexMeneses) October 21, 2018
— Tricia Daehnke (@TriciaDaehnke) October 21, 2018
— Carol Costello (@CarolHLN) October 21, 2018
— Matthew Vinge (@mvinge) October 19, 2018