John Mayer recruits Bob Weir and Dave Chappelle for three Yellowstone Flood Relief benefit concerts

Bob Weir, John Mayer and Dave Chappelle
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John Mayer has announced three Rise for the River relief concerts, which will raise funds for the Park Country Community Foundation to support those who have been impacted by the Yellowstone River flood that occurred in June.

For the concerts, which will take place across August, the electric guitar hero has tapped Grateful Dead guitarist and his Dead & Company bandmate Bob Weir, as well as comedian Dave Chappelle.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.