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Published: 2017/09/27

WE ARE ONE Benefit Concert to Feature Members of The Doobie Brothers, Little Feat and more

WE ARE ONE, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music, will take place on Tuesday, October 3, at the historic Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

The evening will feature performances from The Doobie Brothers members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee, as well as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat; The Playing For Change Band, which features 10 respected musicians from 10 different countries; world-renowned drummer James Gadson; The Ambassador of Soul, Ellis Hall; legendary harmonica player Lee Oskar and more. Special ticketing options include an exclusive VIP experience with a pre-show meet and greet reception with The Doobie Brothers and musicians, bar offerings, a priority seating area and a VIP gift bag which includes a commemorative poster. Tickets for the benefit are now available.

Playing For Change has garnered much success over the years by combining musicians from all walks of life, all over the world and showcasing music’s unifying power. Their videos have more than 450 million total online views, with their first ‘Song Around The World’ video, “Stand By Me,” accumulating more than 100 million views on YouTube since its release in 2008. Artists such as Keith Richards, Bono, Jack Johnson, David Crosby, Jimmy Buffett, Sara Bareilles, Manu Chao, and many others have participated in these multi-cultural videos, performing songs such as Bob Marley’s “One Love” and “War/No More Trouble,” Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay,” and John Lennon’s “Imagine.”

Playing For Change’s new record, being released next year, features The Doobie Brothers along with more than 20 musicians from across the globe in a Song Around The World version of the band’s iconic hit song, “Listen to the Music.” The video for this song will be premiered at the show on October 3rd.

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