Congrats to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends Fleetwood Mac who were honored last week as the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year in a celebration at Radio City Music Hall in New York, the first time a band has won the award. 

Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie, and Stevie Nicks were recognized for their longtime support of MusiCares which helps support people in the music industry who are in financial or medical need.

Stevie Nicks paid tribute to longtime friend and frequent collaborator, Tom Petty. "He was not only a good man to go down the river with, as Johnny Cash said, he was a great father and he was a great friend. He was one of my best friends. My heart will never get over this." 

Epiphone contributed a new EJ-200 for auction in support of MusiCares which was signed by the members of Fleetwood Mac as well as the artists who paid tribute to the band including Haim, Miley Cyrus, Lorde.  

Epiphone and Gibson Brands have been longtime supporters of MusiCares which provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. To learn more how you can contribute, visit the website.