AXS TV honors the incredible life and enduring legacy of beloved rock icon Eddie Money, proudly serving as the exclusive broadcaster of the "Eddie Money Tribute Concert" — premiering Sunday, March 22 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The concert was the first public recognition honoring Eddie since his passing on September 13, 2019, with proceeds of the event benefiting MusiCares and the USC Eddie Money Cancer Research Fund.
Hosted by Eddie's good friend, comedian and award-winning actor Louie Anderson, the two-hour "Eddie Money Tribute Concert" is a heartfelt celebration of the man whose trademark vocals fueled chart-topping favorites such as "Shakin'", "Take Me Home Tonight", "Think I'm in Love", "Two Tickets To Paradise" and "Baby Hold On", among many others, and provided the soundtrack for a generation of music lovers.
The show features performances by Sammy Hagar, REO Speedwagon‘s Kevin Cronin and Dave Amato, George Thorogood, Starship singer Mickey Thomas, Greg Kihn, Tommy Tutone, John Waite and Metallica frontman James Hetfield. Three of Eddie’s children — Jesse, Dez and Julian — also appear.
The concert, hosted by comedian Louie Anderson, also included video tributes from also Huey Lewis, Joan Jett, Steve Miller, Loverboy, Boston, Dennis DeYoung and actor Kevin James. James’ clip featured the actor sharing recollections of how Money sang at his wedding, and included footage from the happy event.