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Watch Beck Perform With Dave Grohl at a Backyard Political Fundraiser

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 14: Recording artists Dave Grohl (L) and Beck perform onstage during the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 14, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Over the weekend, Beck made an appearance at a private Swing Left fundraiser in Los Angeles benefitting Aftab Pureval, a candidate for congress in Ohio. The backyard party saw Beck performing with Dave Grohl and The Bird And the Bee, a duo consisting of Inara George and Greg Kurstin, as his backing band.

Grohl played drums, of course, while George sang backing vocals and Kurstin played keyboard on some of notable Beck tracks, including “Where It’s At.” Pureval is currently a clerk of courts in Hamilton, Ohio, and is going up against incumbent Republican congressman Steve Chabot.

The fundraiser is the latest example of Beck collaborating with famous friends, including recent stints with Jenny Lewis for a cover of Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon,” Gary Numan at Chicago’s Riot Fest for a performance of Numan’s new-wave classic “Cars,” Julian Casablancas, and Spoon’s Britt Daniel. Watch footage of Beck, Dave Grohl, and The Bird And the Bee performing below.


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This guy showed up! #Swingleft people!!

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