Aerosmith winds down its North American summer tour tonight with a special concert at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, part of the festivities surrounding the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. The show, dubbed the Concert for Legends, takes place on the evening before the Hall of Fame welcomes its Class of 2015.
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says he’s excited about taking part in the event because it will give him a chance to come face to face with some of his NFL heroes. Continue reading Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Says He’s Excited to Meet Football Hall of Famers at Band’s Tour Finale
Aerosmith will be ending its summer “Blue Army Tour” with a touchdown this weekend.
The Boston rockers will play the first-ever Concert For Legends as part of the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival on Friday, Aug. 7 in Canton, Ohio, the night before the shrine’s class of 2015 is inducted. “I consider every gig we play a special gig, because after doing this for 45 years you kinda go, ‘Well, how many more gigs do we have in us?'” guitarist Joe Perry tells Billboard. “But any time there’s something like this, that raises it above, it’s great. There’s a first involved, and we’re gonna get to meet some guys that I’ve looked up to and admired over the years. That’s a pretty amazing thing, and it’s one of the benefits of being in a band like this.” Continue reading Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Refutes Deflategate, Says Tom Brady Is ‘Best Quarterback in the League’
Aerosmith, which performed a memorable halftime show at Super Bowl XXXV in 2001, will once again be playing for a football audience. The band will play this Friday during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, which is hosting the first-ever Concert for Legends at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Continue reading Joe Perry: ‘I Play Every Gig Like It’s My Last One’
JOE PERRY ISN’T YOUR AVERAGE football fan. Sure, he likes to watch his New England Patriots play at Gillette Stadium and barbecue some ribs during the occasional tailgate. But as Aerosmith’s lead guitarist, he’s developed a friendship with Patriots owner Robert Kraft and even played a Super Bowl halftime show. And on Aug. 7, Aerosmith kicks off this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement weekend by headlining the inaugural Concert for Legends in Canton. The 64-year-old Perry chats about his favorite football memory and what’s ahead for the legendary musical act. Continue reading Rock legends Aerosmith touch down at the Pro Football Hall of Fame for a new event
Legendary Band to Take Stage in Canton on Eve of Enshrinement
The 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival will feature more legends than ever before. AEROSMITH, Rock’s greatest live act, will perform at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s first-ever Concert for Legends on Friday, August 7 at 8 p.m. ET. The concert will pay tribute to the legends of the Game on the eve of the Enshrinement for the Class of 2015. Continue reading Aerosmith to perform Concert for Legends