Grammy kickoff MusiCares Person of the Year Dinner honoring Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan was honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week right before the 57th GRAMMY Awards. The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious charitable events held during GRAMMY Week. Proceeds from the 25th annual benefit gala dinner and concert went to MusiCares. This year’s event was the most successful event in MusiCare’s history in monies raised and in tickets sold. Trips 4 Fundraising was honored to be a part of it! Rolling Stone magazine has a fantastic write up and photography of the event.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter presented Bob Dylan with MusiCares Person of the Year Award. Performers during the spectacular tribute concert included past GRAMMY winners: John Mellencamp, Alanis Morissette, Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Beck, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Norah Jones, Tom Jones, Los Lobos, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Susan Tedeschi, Neil Young, among several others. The event included a gala with a reception and amazing silent auction followed by a dinner, the award presentation and a memorable tribute concert by talented award winning musicians. You can watch event highlights here.
Trips 4 Fundraising and Plataran Resorts in Bali partnered to provide MusiCares an incredible 8 Night VIP Bali Package for the charity auction. Thank you so much Plataran! Plataran Resorts in Bali, Indonesia, just aired on ABC’s, The Bachelor on one of the final dates with Ohio native, Chris and one of his final two picks, Whitney. You can also book a trip to Plataran Resorts in Bali by special request.
Sources: www.Grammy.com and MusiCares.