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Bruce Springsteen presented Pete Townshend with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his work supporting the MusiCares MAP Fund — a charity that assists musicians with addiction recovery. Best Buy Theatre.
The rock icons attended the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit in New York City on Thursday night, where Townshend and longtime Who manager, Bill Curbishley, were honored for their charitable efforts.
Springsteen, Daltrey and Townshend joined forces for “My Generation” at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square. They closed the event with “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” and were joined by Billy Idol and Willie Nile, who both hit the stage for solo sets earlier in the night.
“It’s gonna be good. It’s gonna be bad, but good-bad,” Townshend said before the finale.
Springsteen presented Townshend with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his commitment to the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation.