Billy Gibbons and a visitor checklist of all-star guitarists lately united for the ZZ Top legend’s Guitar Legends three profit live performance. Forward of the present’s hour-long particular airing tonight on the CW, Rolling Stone is premiering a pair of collaborations from the November 24th gig in San Diego.
Within the first video, Gibbons recruits fellow guitarists Coronary heart’s Nancy Wilson and Toto’s Steve Lukather for a scorching rendition of ZZ Prime’s “I’m Unhealthy, I’m Nationwide.” Gibbons additionally enlists Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes for a bluesy tackle the Merle Haggard basic “Workin’ Man Blues.”
Different performers on the Guitar Legends three particular, airing December 27th at eight p.m. on the CW, embrace George Thorogood, Tower of Energy’s Ellis Corridor, Blackberry Smoke’s Charlie Starr, drummer Kenny Aronoff and the LA All-Star Band. An prolonged 90-minute model of the particular can even air on the CW’s web site.
Proceeds from Guitar Legends three profit America Salutes You, which offers to mind and psychological wellness charities for veterans and first responders. “We’re all excited in regards to the third installment of Guitar Legends, a gathering of nice gamers, and a superb time for a superb trigger,” Gibbons informed Rolling Stone in an announcement.
Music director Martin Guigui added, “For Billy and me, that is our ninth annual live performance occasion for Veterans, and fourth nationally broadcast live performance for America Salutes You, and it at all times turns into an enormous time memorable jam!”
This 12 months’s Guitar Legends live performance happened because the closing occasion at San Diego’s inaugural Waterfront Pageant, which featured a lineup together with Migos, Miguel and Ben Harper. It additionally marked the primary time Guitar Legends was a part of a pageant as a substitute of a standalone occasion.
The live performance’s soundtrack can even be out there on streaming providers starting Friday; all proceeds from the soundtrack can even profit America Salutes You.