U2 bassist will be honored at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in New York on June 26 in support of MusiCares' addiction recovery programs
MusiCares has announced that the 13th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert will honor 22-time GRAMMY winner Adam Clayton of U2 at PlayStation Theater in New York on June 26.
Clayton will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund as well as his commitment to helping others with the addiction recovery process. Performers will be announced shortly.
Brit Award-winning singer/songwriter Jack Garratt and GRAMMY-nominated folk-rock band the Lumineers will be among the artists to pay tribute to U2's Adam Clayton at the 13th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert on June 26 at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.
A 22-time GRAMMY winner, legendary bass player Clayton will give a closing performance at the event and receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedicated support for the MusiCares MAP Fund, improving access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community. GRAMMY winner Hal Willner will be the evening's musical director.
Lauded as one of Britain's freshest talents, Garratt recently played at the 2017 installment of Coachella. His debut album, 2016's Phase, reached No. 3 on the UK album chart on the strength of the hits "Worry" and "Breathe Life."
Touring in support of their 2016 album, Cleopatra, the Lumineers are currently opening shows for U2's U.S. tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of GRAMMY Hall Of Fame recording The Joshua Tree.