The lead vocalist and the guitarist of rock band Aerosmith as well as John Legend and Patti Austin are inducted into Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame.
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame on Saturday night, June 22. Along with other inductees, R&B singer John Legend and Jazz star Patti Austin, the musicians received the honor during a star-studded concert at the Los Angeles venue.
The event, which marked the beginning of the summer concert season, also raised money for the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the music education program for youngsters. Actress Angela Basset hosted the concert while stars like Arsenio Hall, Stevie Wonder and Peter Fonda served as presenters.
That night, Aerosmith's rockers were inducted by veteran actor Fonda. Perry later tweeted about the honor, saying, "Thanks to the amazing Peter Fonda for our great introduction introduction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame... Thanks to all who congratulated us tonight on our induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. We couldn't have done it without you."
Legend, who was inducted by Wonder, tweeted his excitement for receiving the honor. "Stevie Wonder inducted me into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame tonight. Feeling very grateful," he wrote.
Each inductee performed with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by Thomas Wilkins. In addition to the stars' performances, the concert featured a performance by members of Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA). The concert ended with a spectacular fireworks display as Tyler and Perry performed their hit, "Walk This Way".
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Perform at Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame:
John Legend and Stevie Wonder Perform at Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame: