Load remaining images Last night, Brooklyn Bowl hosted a great tribute to honor the songs of poet and Grateful Dead lyricist, John Perry Barlow. The event featured Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Alex Koford, and Scott Padden, aka the Terrapin Family Band, alongside an all-star cast of special guests. Eric Krasno and Jackie Greene both added their unique guitar playing to the occasion, with Jon Graboff of Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Karina Rykman of Marco Benevento Band, Katie Jacoby, Rob Barraco of Dark Star Orchestra, Leslie Mendelson, and more.HeadCount and D’Angelico Guitars teamed up to auction off an exclusive guitar signed by Bob Weir and John Perry Barlow. The auction and show were designed to raise money for the John Perry Barlow Wellness Trust to aid the longtime Grateful Dead lyricist in his current medical battle. In case you weren’t able to make the event, you can also donate here. Check out the full gallery below, courtesy of Andrew Scott Blackstein Photography.
Karen Olivo View Comments Star Files Sutton Foster Patina Miller Lord help us, we love her! Screen and stage star Shirley MacLaine was celebrated at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors by a bevy of Broadway leading ladies including Sutton Foster, Patina Miller, Karen Olivo and Anna Kendrick, broadcast on December 30. The performance featured a medley of songs inspired by MacLaine’s career on stage and in movie musicals including numbers from The Pajama Game, Sweet Charity, Irma la Douce, Seesaw and more! Check out how moved the Downton Abbey star is by the young performers paying her tribute (and pay attention at 5:23 when the icon is mouthing the words along to Kendrick singing “It’s Not How You Start”)! Oh yes, we are crying too.