Dave Grohl feeds the homeless during day off on Foo Fighters Australia tour

In under two hours, Grohl provided 430 meals to the underprivileged while also posing for photos and signing signatures.

During Foo Fighters’ current Australian tour, Dave Grohl volunteered to feed the homeless on his day off.

According to News.au, Grohl served those in need “an epic American style BBQ with all the trimmings” on Friday, December 8, as part of his volunteer work with the Melbourne-based charity The Big Umbrella Foundation. Remarkably, he had a flight to Sydney scheduled for not too long after.

The company posted a picture of Grohl at the BBQ on Instagram along with a comment explaining how he got to work there.

They said, “It will be a day ‘our friends on the streets’ will never forget as they brushed up against a rock legend and one of the nicest guys on the planet who genuinely cares for people in need. No words can fully capture the impact of this positive experience.”

Before bringing 120 kg of tenderized pork ribs, pig butt, and beef brisket to MG’s kitchen the following morning, Dave and his friends painstakingly prepared and smoked the meat for eighteen hours. The generously kind staff from Frontier Touring spent the day preparing this really unique meal for those who are facing food insecurity in MG’s kitchen, which bears the name of our beloved friend and mentor Michael Gudinski.

Arriving in MG’s kitchen at 9 am, they were bursting with excitement and energy to prepare soft potato rolls filled with pulled pork, coleslaw, and pickles, as well as smoked pig ribs and tender beef brisket. A record number of friends were lining up in Fed Square in the 36°C heat to enjoy this much-anticipated feast. The neighborhood had heard a lot of stories, but nobody knew what famous people would be serving them that day. For them, the opportunity to indulge in American barbecue was a sufficient incentive.

In addition to serving 430 lunches in the intense heat for more than two hours, Dave, Nick, and Nat were incredibly modest while also posing for pictures, and signing t-shirts, and cardboard plates that people came across. What a kind person! What a day it has been!

Grohl has already taken time out of his schedule to provide food for the homeless. He prepared and served 450 people over the course of eighteen hours at Hope of the Valley’s Barbeque in Los Angeles in March. He also assisted with Feed The Streets LA.

Grohl released an extended live version of his 23-minute instrumental, “Play,” earlier this month.

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