Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Flaming Lips have signed on to perform at VH1’s third annual “Rock Honors,” which this year will salute the Who. The event will be held July 12 at Los Angeles’ Pauley Pavilion and air five days later.
The Who will also perform during the taping, tickets for which go on sale June 6 to members of the group’s Wholigans fan club and two days later for the general public.
Proceeds will benefit such charities as the Teenage Cancer Trust, which the Who have long supported, VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, the Double O Charity and VH1 Classic Rock Autism.
In related Who news, the group’s Web site will on June 1 premiere an animated version of “Wire & Glass,” the mini-rock opera included on the band’s 2006 studio album, “Endless Wire.”