James Taylor might be headlining the seventh Annual Love Rocks NYC live performance on the Beacon Theatre in March, Page Six has discovered.
The “Fire and Rain” singer might be joined by a stellar lineup together with the John Mayer Trio, Sheryl Crow, Mavis Staples, Pat Benatar, St. Vincent and Rufus Wainwright.
Stephen Colbert, Andy Cohen, Chevy Chase and Phoebe Robinson are additionally slated to look on the charitable gala.
The beloved bash is the brainchild of Douglas Elliman dealer Greg Williamson, live performance producer Nicole Rechter and clothes designer John Varvatos. The annual occasion advantages Gods Love We Deliver, a charity that delivers meals to New Yorkers who’re too sick to buy or cook dinner for themselves.
Past performers for the star-studded live performance have included Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles.
“We didn’t know what we had been doing once we began,” Williamson instructed Page Six in a latest interview. “Now this can be a labor of affection that we work on all 12 months lengthy.”
Rechter famous that the genesis of the present was eager to do one thing “that wasn’t a seated occasion” with individuals shopping for tables, including, “It is a rock and roll present; it’s not a ‘come-and-hear audio system’ occasion.”
Unfortunately, the demand for God’s Love has grown exponentially over the previous few months.
“In the final six months, the variety of meals we’re cooking and delivering has elevated 33 %,” David Ludwigson, president and CEO of the charity, instructed Page Six.
“The first 12 months that I began, we cooked and delivered 670,000 meals. This 12 months we’re on observe to do greater than 3.2 million,” he added, noting proudly, “We’ve been in a position to fulfill it and we’ve by no means had a ready listing and we do it with out cost to the consumer.”
Love Rocks NYC takes place March 9 on the Beacon Theatre.