Rilo Kiley hosted a part-time reunion during the Rock-n-Relief livestream and concert series on Saturday when Jenny Lewis and Blake Sennett performed the band’s “Let Me Back In.”
Playing together for the first time in six years, Lewis and Sennett, Rilo Kiley’s main songwriters, provided an acoustic version of their Rkives clue. Watch the part-meeting at the 5-hour, 35-minute mark of the Rock-N-Relief live stream above.
The beloved indie band last performed in 2008, roughly five years before Rilo Kiley made their breakup official in 2013. However, Sennett and Lewis took the stage together in 2015, when the guitarist teamed up with Lewis and his band to play “Portions for Foxes” at Coachella:
Rilo Kiley’s part-reunion was one of the highlights of Linda Perry’s two-day Rock ‘N’ Relief Live Stream Concert Series, which combined prerecorded performances with live sets from the Los Angeles Dodger Stadium parking lot. , the city’s Covid-19 vaccination site. center.
Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Deadmau5, Carly Simon, and Sammy Hagar shared digital performances, while Silversun Pickups, Miguel, Kevin Bacon, Macy Gray, L7’s Donita Sparks, Aloe Blacc, Juliette Lewis and the Licks participated in the drive-in. ”Part of the concert.
Proceeds from the event benefited Sean Penn’s CORE Response (Community Organized Relief Effort).