Dave Grohl Announces Innovative Christmas Show


Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will debut his innovative 23-minute song “Play” with ‘friends’ on December 8th at Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam 30 at US Cellular Center in Asheville, NC. Eric Church, Gov’t Mule, Jim James, and Joe Bonamassa will also perform.

Below is the poster for the show.

Dave Grohl has released “Play” his 23-minute song and documentary. The official Play website states:

Here you can explore PLAY like no other song by choosing which audio and video you’d like to experience. Hover over “Choose Video” and click to select to view only one instrument. Once you do that, you can also hover over “Choose Audio” to listen to the isolated track of the instrument you are watching or the complete master audio. You can go back to the complete master performance video, or toggle between individual instruments and audio at any time. Music Charts are also available for download below.

Looking for a place to PLAY? Want to offer mentorship or support? Scroll to find a list of organizations helping people #JUSTPLAY

Below is a list of North American organizations listed on the site:

National, USA Grammy in the Schools
National, USA Guitars in the Classroom
National, USA Hungry for Music
National, USA Little Kids Rock
National, USA Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation
National, USA Musak
National, USA Music & Youth
National, USA Music Forward Foundation
National, USA Music Unites
National, USA Save the Music
National, USA Turnaround Arts
Birmingham, AL The Ruben Studard Foundation for the Advancement of Children in the Musical Arts
Birmingham, AL Metropolitain Youth Orchestra of Central Alabama and Scrollworks
Anchorage, AK Alaska String Camps
Anchorage, AK Music Machine
Phoenix, AZ Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Phoenix, AZ SOUNDS Academy
Russelville, AR Arkansas Center for Music Education
San Francisco/Bay Area, CA Cazadero Music Camp
San Francisco/Bay Area, CA Blue Bear School Of Music
San Francisco/Bay Area, CA Music in Schools Today
Los Angeles, CA Education Through Music Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA Just Lovin’ Music Studios
Los Angeles, CA Inner City Arts
Los Angeles, CA Harmony Project
Los Angeles, CA Silverlake Conservatory of Music
Los Angeles, CA Join The Band
Denver, CO Swallow Hill Music
New Haven, CT Music Haven
Bridgeport, CT KEYS
Stamford, CT INTEMPO
Washington DC, DC The MusicianShip
Washington DC, DC Girls Rock! DC
Washington DC, DC World Beats & Live
Miami, FL Young Musicians Unite
Miami, FL Girls Make Beats
Miami, FL Guitars Over Guns
Athens, FA Nuçi’s Space
Macon, GA The Otis Redding Foundation
Honolulu, HI Hawaii Youth Symphony
Boise, ID Rock On Wheels – Boise Rock School
Chicago, IL The People’s Music School
Chicago, IL Foundations of Music
Chicago, IL Intonation Music
Bloomington, IN Early Music in Motion
Indianapolis, IN Music for All
Indianapolis, IN Rhythm! Discovery Center
Indianapolis, IN Arts for Learning
Dubuque, IA Northeast Iowa School of Music
Johnston, IA Hip-Hope
Kansas City, KS Band of Angles
Kansas City, KS Harmony Project
Kansas City, KS Base Academy of Music
Lexington, KY Central Music Academy
New Orleans, LA The Roots of Music
New Orleans, LA Tipitina’s Foundation
Portland, ME Maine Academy of Modern Music
Boston, MA Girls Rock Boston
Boston, MA Shelter Music Boston
Detroit, MI Detroit Children’s Choir
Red Wing, MN Universal Music Center
Twin Cities, MN Compas
Twin Cities, MN Viva Musica
Various, MN MacPhail
St. Louis, MO Play It Forward
Kansas City, MO Band of Angles
Kansas City, MO Harmony Project
Kansas City, MO Base Academy of Music
Omaha, NE Omaha Conservatory of Music
Omaha, NE Arts for All
Various, NV Foundation to Assist Young Musicians
Southern Nevada, NV Nevada School of the Arts
Manchester, NH Manchester Community Music School
Portsmouth, NH Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Various, NH Monadnock Music
Asbury Park, NJ Asbury Park Music Foundartion
Montclair, NJ Jazz House Kids
Angel Fire, NM Music From Angel Fire
Various, NM Music Guild of New Mexico
New York, NY Willie Mae’s Rock School for Girls
New York, NY Sound Thinking
New York, NY Sing for Hope
Raleigh, NC Community Music School
Various, NC The Music Academy of North Carolina
Border for ND and Canada, ND International Music Camp
Cleveland, OH The Cleveland Foundation
Northeast, OH Music Alliance
Oklahoma City, OK St. Paul Fine Arts Academy
Various, OK Bring Back the Music
Oklahoma City, OK El Sistema
Portland, OR Ethos Music Center
Philadelphia, PA Settlement Music School
Philadelphia, PA Rock to the Future
Philadelphia, PA Weathervane Music
Providence, RI Providence City Arts
Various, RI Community Music Works
Charleston, SC South Carolina Youth Action Project
Knoxville, TN Joy of Music School
Nashville, TN Music makes Us
Memphis, TN Memphis Music Initiative
Austin, TX Kids In A New Groove
Houston, TX Music Doing Good Inc
Houston, TX Texas Music Project
Houston, TX Workshop Houston
Salt Lake City, UT Spy Hop
St. Johnsbury, VT Catamount Arts
Newport News, VA Soundscapes
Weston, VA Kinhaven Music School
Seattle, WA RLSTEP and Allied Arts Sponsord Foundation
Seattle, WA The Vera Project
Seattle, WA Rain City Rock Camp
Morgantown, WV PopShop
Shepherdstown, WV Friends of Music
Madison, WI Rockonsin
Madison, WI Madison Area Music Association
Milwaukee, WI True Skool
Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
Hamilton, Canada Hamilton Music Collective – An Instrument for Every Child
Toronto, Canada Musicounts
Vancouver, Canada Music Heals
Various, Canada The Coalition for Music Education
Mexico City, Mexico Alumnos