Three-time GRAMMY® winner Tom Petty will be honored as the 2017 MusiCares® Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 10, and the SiriusXM channel that he curates, Tom Petty Radio (Ch. 31), will be there! Hear pre-show red carpet coverage, backstage interviews, and commentary from SiriusXM hosts Meg Griffin and Jenny Eliscu starting at 6 pm ET with highlights airing every hour all weekend long.
GRAMMY® winners Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, Don Henley, Norah Jones, Jeff Lynne, Randy Newman, Stevie Nicks, George Strait, and Lucinda Williams; GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriters Jackson Browne, Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, Elle King, Taj Mahal, Cage The Elephant, The Lumineers, Jakob Dylan, The Head And The Heart, The Shelters, Dhani Harrison and Regina Spektor; and rock band the Bangles are scheduled to appear at the 2017 MusiCares® Person of the Year tribute concert in Los Angeles.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers will close the evening’s performances, and multi-GRAMMY®-winning artist and producer T Bone Burnett will serve as musical director.
Petty will be honored as the 2017 MusiCares® Person of the Year in celebration of his extraordinary creative accomplishments and significant charitable work. Proceeds from the 27th annual Person of the Year Tribute provide essential support for MusiCares®, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
The MusiCares® Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY® Week. The celebration culminates with the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Next week, the Tom Petty celebration continues on SiriusXM’s talk channel all about music, VOLUME (Ch. 106). On the next episode of Written In My Soul, host Bill Flanagan sits down with the legendary singer-songwriter for a wide-ranging interview, which will premiere Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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