Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl left a massive tip in the name of rock ‘n roll during a recent visit to Hollywood’s legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill. News of the gesture broke when a photo of the bill totaling $333.30 turned up on a group Facebook page for the band and then spread to Twitter, showing Grohl’s generous handwritten $333.00 figure on the tip line, bringing the bill to a “Beastly” total of $666.30. (See the post below).
The visit to the iconic venue followed the band’s surprise pop-up show in the parking lot of the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, where the Seattle native rockers played a free show as promotion for their annual Cal Jam 18 music festival, which takes place on Oct. 5 and Oct. 6 at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino, California.
The legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill is situated on the Sunset Strip and has been a popular hangout for huge music superstars over the course of its 40-year-plus history including John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Alice Cooper, Elvis Presley and more. In the ‘80s The Rainbow went Metal and courted members of Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Motley Crue and more. The venue has introduced new Metal acts as well as featured rock superstars throughout its storied musical history.
Grohl released his interactive mini-documentary “Play” a few weeks ahead of the pop-show and Foo Fighters continue to tour on their Concrete and Gold Tour into mid-October, which includes a stop with special guest Gang of Youths at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Oct. 12 (Tickets). The band previously had to reschedule two Canadian shows due to Grohl losing his voice, which he jokingly blamed on making out with Bono.
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