Rock Legend Stephen Stills to Join Jim Irsay Band Concert in L.A.

Public invited to free Jan. 11 event at Shrine Auditorium featuring Buddy Guy, Kevin Cronin, Billy F. Gibbons, Ann Wilson & Peter Wolf

The Jim Irsay Collection

LOS ANGELES (December 18, 2023) — Rock legend and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills & Nash, Buffalo Springfield) will join a one-night-only concert at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, featuring The Jim Irsay Band & The Jim Irsay Collection, on Thurs., Jan. 11,2024.

Stills joins a star-studded lineup that includes Buddy Guy (Eight-time Grammy® winner, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame), Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame), Ann Wilson (Heart, Tripsitter, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame) and Peter Wolf (J. Geils Band).

The concert is in conjunction with a free exhibition of The Jim Irsay Collection, a traveling museum of iconic artifacts from rock music, American history and pop culture.

The event is free and open to the public with advance registration at

When: Thursday, January 11, 2024, 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Where: Shrine Auditorium, 649 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles


  • The event is free, but guests may donate to Kicking The Stigma, an initiative to raise awareness about mental health, when they register.
  • Capacity is limited and spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All artists are subject to change without notice.

Stills is one of rock music's most enduring figures with a career now spanning six decades, multiple solo works, and four hugely influential groups – Manassas, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN), and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice for Buffalo Springfield and CSN, is a member of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame and is a BMI Music Icon.

As renowned for his instrumental virtuosity as for writing era-defining anthems including “For What It's Worth” and “Love The One You're With,” Stills is ranked #28 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, calling his acoustic picking on “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” “a paragon of unplugged beauty.” Three of his albums, Buffalo Springfield Again, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Déjà Vu, are among Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. 

The artists will join the all-star Jim Irsay Band, featuring:  

  • Kenny Aronoff, drums (Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan)
  • Billy Branch, harmonica (three-time Grammy®nominee)
  • Tom Bukovac, guitar (played on more than 700 albums with major artists)
  • Mike Mills, bass & vocals (R.E.M., Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Danny Nucci, guitar, saxophone & vocals (actor, Titanic, The Rock)
  • Michael Ramos, keyboards (Mellencamp, Patti Griffin, Paul Simon)
  • Carmella Ramsey, violin, mandolin & vocals (Reba McEntire, John Hiatt, Olivia Newton-John)
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd, guitar & vocals (five-time Grammy® nominee)
  • Mike Wanchic, guitar (Mellencamp).

The evening also will include an exhibition of pieces from The Jim Irsay Collection, including Irsay’s world-famous guitar and instrument collection, as well as historic and iconic artifacts from American history and popular culture.

An active philanthropist, Irsay transformed his collection into a “traveling museum” and has hosted free exhibitions in Nashville, Tenn., Washington, D.C., Austin, Texas, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Boston. He also regularly loans artifacts to museums, nonprofits and other organizations for display and research across the country and around the world.

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