LOS ANGELES, CA, 6/26/2023 Iconic rock drummer Kenny Aronoff will behind the drums when The Jim Irsay Band comes to Boston July 15th for a one-night only concert event*. Irsay, owner & CEO of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, will showcase items from The Jim Irsay Collection – a traveling museum of rock music, American history and pop culture – during the event from 6pm-11pm at TD Garden.

The Collection highlights instruments and items owned by some of the greatest artists in music history, including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Prince, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain, as well as autographed photos, handwritten lyrics, and other historical music memorabilia. It also includes U.S. Presidential artifacts, important original documents from American history and unique items, such as a 1953 Jackie Robinson bat, Muhammad Ali’s 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” championship belt and the original scroll of Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel, On the Road.

The evening will culminate with a concert by The Jim Irsay Band, featuring Irsay on vocals, Aronoff on drums (Sir Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan), Billy Branch on harmonica (Willie Dixon, Johnny Winter, Keb’ Mo, Taj Mahal), Tom Bukovac on guitar (played on more than 700 albums with major artists), Mike Mills on bass & vocals (founding member of R.E.M.), Danny Nucci on guitar & saxophone (actor, Titanic, The Rock), Michael Ramos on keyboards (Mellencamp, Patti Griffin, Paul Simon), Carmella Ramsey on violin, mandolin & vocals (Reba McEntire, Olivia Newton-John), Kenny Wayne Shepherd on guitar & vocals (five-time Grammy® nominee), and Mike Wanchic, guitar (Mellencamp).

The band will be joined in Boston by Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon, country music star Vince Gill and Peter Wolf (The J.Geils Band) as well as Colts & Patriots legends.

*Note: This event is FREE and open to the public but tickets are required and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. RSVP for your free event tickets here.

About Kenny Aronoff – In addition to touring, recording in studio, and rocking corporate speaking stages around the world, Kenny has launched his new podcast, “The Kenny Aronoff Sessions”, which can be found on YouTube, Spotify and iTunes. Kenny and his A-List of guests take a deep dive into the remarkable stories and powerful strategies that have propelled them to the pinnacle of their respective industries. Learn more at: https://kennyaronoff.com/

Jim Irsay Collection in Boston