2015 MusiCares Person of the Year: Bob Dylan

photo by William Claxton

TEN-TIME GRAMMY WINNER BOB DYLAN TO BE HONORED AS 2015 MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR AT 25TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
AND EXCLUSIVE SILENT AUCTION

SPONSORED BY

GALA DINNER
SPONSORED BY
TRIBUTE CONCERT
AND AWARD PRESENTATION
SPONSORED BY

Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and Bill Silva, Chair of the MusiCares Foundation Board. Proceeds from the 25th annual benefit gala dinner and concert — to be held in Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week two nights prior to the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards — will provide essential support for MusiCares.

Performers at the tribute concert include GRAMMY winners Beck; the Black Keys; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Norah Jones; Tom Jones; Los Lobos; John Mellencamp; Willie Nelson; Bonnie Raitt; Eddie Vedder; Jack White; and Neil Young; as well as singer/songwriter John Doe. Three-time GRAMMY-winning producer and recent Emmy winner Don Was will be the evening's musical director. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

The 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will begin with a reception and silent auction offering an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The reception and silent auction will be followed by a dinner, the award presentation and a tribute concert by renowned musicians. The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week.

For information, please contact Dana Tomarken at MusiCares, 310.392.3777.

MusiCares would like to thank the following table sponsors (to date):

  • AFTRA
  • The Agency Group
  • Annenberg Foundation
  • Judd Apatow
  • Apogee Electronics
  • Apple Corps, Ltd.
  • Joe Armenia
  • ASCAP Foundation
  • John Bendheim
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Jessica Beulter
  • Caron Foundation
  • CBS
  • David Cooper
  • Citrin Cooperman
  • Concord Music Group, Inc
  • The Conrad Consulting Group
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Cumberland Heights
  • Deloitte & Touche, LLP
  • Cameron Donnell
  • Michael Dorf
  • Fender Musical Instruments
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Jonathan Forster
  • Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, LLP
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Sait-Salam Gutseriev
  • Elaine Harar
  • Olivia Harrison
  • Hertz, Lichtenstein & Young, LLP
  • Honda Center
  • IBM
  • ICM
  • Island Capitol Group, LLC
  • Kataphonic Records
  • Rachel Kurstin
  • Randall Lewis
  • Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb
  • NAREIT
  • National Music Publishers Association
  • Nielsen Entertainment
  • Randi Norman
  • Nutribullet, LLC
  • Jason Mraz
  • Brad Oberwager
  • Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
  • Alexandra Patsavas
  • PR Plus
  • Proskaur Rose, LLP
  • Radical Media
  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC
  • Recording Industry Association of America, Inc.
  • Red Light Management
  • Joe Robertson
  • RPM Productions
  • Shout Factory
  • Bill Silva
  • Society of European Stage Authors and Composers (SESAC, Inc.)
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • SoundExchange
  • Starkey Hearing Foundation
  • Glenn Sterns
  • Summit Malibu
  • Tom Tardio
  • Christopher Taybeck
  • Jonathan Tisch
  • Universal Music Group
  • VAS Advisors, LLC
  • Vector Management
  • Gary Veloric
  • Warner Music Group

MusiCares would like to thank the following auction donors (to date):

  • Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
  • Acure
  • Adopted
  • AEG Global Partnerships
  • AEG Network Live
  • Amanda Pearl
  • American Cinematheque
  • Ivan Amodei
  • Amrita Singh Jewlery
  • Catherine An & House of An
  • Andaz West Hollywood
  • Robert Anderson
  • Anne Sisteron
  • AOC Winebar
  • Art of the Game
  • Arthur Barens Law Offices
  • Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills
  • Bandolier
  • Bark N Bag
  • Beso Hollywood
  • Beverly Hills Drink Company
  • Beverly Hills Mercedes
  • J. Bondi
  • Bouchon Bistro Beverly Hills
  • Braven
  • Roger Burnley, Vocal Coach
  • Caffe Vita
  • Capital Brands, LLC
  • Carolee
  • Carroll & Co.
  • Nick Chavez
  • Chaya Restaurant Group
  • The Cheesecake Factory
  • Chiropractic Associates of Beverly Hills
  • Claire Vivier
  • Clientele
  • The Counter
  • Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • CPT Holdings
  • Craig's
  • Danesh Dermatology & Laser Surgery
  • Dina Collection
  • Disneyland
  • EcoChic Lifestyles
  • Elite Island Resorts
  • Embrace Bridal Boutique by Cheri Elizabeth
  • Epicuren
  • Equinox
  • Eric Javits, Inc.
  • Etnia Barcelona
  • EvesAddiction.com
  • Exhale Mind Body Spa
  • Factor's Deli
  • Falcon Spirits Distillery
  • Nicole Falzone
  • Family Bling
  • Francesco Santoro Handbags
  • Fritto Misto
  • Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
  • Germ Free Bee
  • Gingi, Inc.
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Bob Gruen
  • Harman
  • Hatch Show Print
  • HEMPZ
  • Hinoki & the Bird
  • Hornblower Cruises & Events
  • The Huntington Library
  • IMAX
  • Intermix
  • Isla Navidad Manzanillo Golf Course, Marina & Resort
  • Jacques Mouw Precious Jewels
  • James Fortune Photography
  • JH Design Group
  • Jillian's
  • Jose Eber
  • Wynonna Judd
  • Justin's
  • Kai Fragrance
  • Michael Kazanjian
  • Kendra Scott
  • Kerstin Florian
  • Kevin Lipton Rare Coins, Inc.
  • Kitsch
  • Lancer Dermatology
  • Las Ventanas al Paraiso
  • Stan Lee - Marvel Comics
  • Limelight Agency
  • Live Nation
  • Loews Hotels
  • Loree Rodkin
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
  • Luna Gardens
  • Lurssen Mastering
  • Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Magicopolis
  • Make Love Not Trash
  • Mandarin Oriental San Francisco
  • Marc Edward Skincare Spa
  • Mastro's Steakhouse
  • McIntosh Fine Art
  • MDR/Clientele
  • Meal and a Spiel
  • Michael Hall Fine Art
  • Miko Plastic Surgery
  • Montage Beverly Hills
  • Moscot
  • Mr. Chow - Beverly Hills
  • Naz & Jaz Beverly Hills
  • Nestle USA
  • Panier des Sens
  • The Peninsula Beverly Hills
  • People
  • Perfekt Beauty
  • Pet Head, Inc.
  • Philippe's Watches
  • The Phoenician
  • Physique 57
  • Pink's Famous Hot Dogs
  • Porta Via
  • Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort
  • PRP Wine International
  • Repechage Beauty From the Sea
  • Rhino Entertainment
  • RICH Hair Care
  • Dr. Alexander Rivkin
  • Roam Ropes
  • Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp
  • Michael Rooker
  • Roland Corporation US
  • Ron Robinson/Fred Segal
  • Room & Board
  • Roy's Restaurant Newport Beach
  • Rye
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood
  • Jerry F. Sharell
  • Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
  • JD Shultz
  • South Coast Plaza
  • Spago Beverly Hills
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes
  • Stuart Kaplan MD Professional Group
  • Sugarfina
  • Sunset Marquis Hotel
  • Swarovski
  • TiVo, Inc.
  • Marie Todd
  • Tommy's Hamburgers
  • Toni & Guy
  • Traditional Medicinals
  • Turkish Airlines & Pera Palace Hotel
  • Twisted Silver
  • UROK
  • Veda
  • Village Pizzeria
  • VJB Vineyards & Cellars
  • Voiers Art, LLC
  • Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • John Wayne Enterprises
  • Westime
  • Westside Aesthetics
  • Xian Restaurant
  • XIV Karats, Ltd.
  • XIX Entertainment