Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins to join Mike McCready's CCFA Benefit

April 17, 2019

Mike Savoia


The announcement came via Facebook today.  Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters will join Chad Smith from Red Hot CHili Peppers at the Flight to Mars shows at the Showbox in May.

After a hiatus in 2018, Flight to Mars, a tribute to 1970s English heavy rockers UFO featuring Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready, return play at The Showbox Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th. Proceeds from the show benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's Camp Oasis, as well as the Jennifer Jaff Care Line for People with IBD at Patient Advocate Foundation.  

Related: MusiCares Honors Mike McCready

Fans will have the opportunity to be first in the door through an exclusive VIP fundraising opportunity through the Wishlist Foundation, a fan-run grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Pearl Jam’s charitable goals. Info: