Aerosmith was honored this weekend in Los Angeles as the MusiCares Person of the Year, but there was definitely some awkwardness to the evening. As we previously told you, the band has been feuding with drummer Joey Kramer, and while Joey attended the event, and accepted the award, he wasn’t allowed to play with his bandmates.
The drama was even referred to during the evening, with the band’s entertainment lawyer, Dina LaPolt, introducing them by saying, “They are brothers. They refer to each other as brothers and they even fight like brothers."
- But the night wasn’t all drama. A whole host of musicians came out to honor Aerosmith, including the Jonas Brothers, who performed “Crazy,” Ashley McBryde, who performed “Dude Looks Like A Lady,” Gavin DeGraw, who sang “What It Takes,” and Kesha, who performed ”Janie Got A Gun.”
- Other performances include John Legend, who sang “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing,” MelissaEtheridge and Nuno Bettincourt,who performed “Walk This Way,” Sammy Hagar and Orianthi, performed “Back in the Saddle,” and Foo Fighters, who performed two songs, “Let the Music Do The Talking” and “Toys in the Attic.”
- Aerosmith, minus Joey, took the stage to end the night, treating the crowd to their classics “Dream On,” “Sweet Emotion,” and “Train Kept A-Rollin’” featuring Alice Coope and Johnny Depp.
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