Italian Musicians Rewarded With Concert

Foo Fighters come through and perform in Cesena: “Millions and millions of people saw what you did. It’s a beautiful thing.”

Remember the video of The Rockin’ 1000?

The fans who wooed rock band Foo Fighters to play a show in their small Italian city just tasted the fruits of their labor. After posting a video of 1000 musicians performing the band’s hit song “Learn to Fly,” frontman Dave Grohl came through on his promise to visit Cesena, playing a show there on November 3.

During the 27 song performance, Grohl spoke of the crowd’s remarkable gesture; and, the band even invited one of the drummers from “The Rockin’ 1000” up on stage to jam with them. Listen to Grohl’s heartfelt thanks:


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