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Inside Porsche and Rolling Stone’s One-of-a-Kind ‘Engine Notes’ Concert Event

Dave Navarro, Mark McGrath and other rockers team up with sports car maker for state-of-the-art music happening in L.A.

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Dave Navarro wows the crowd with his incredible guitar skills.

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Rock stars and sports cars are a natural fit, so when Porsche and Rolling Stone teamed up to present a one-of-a-kind concert event, the results were killer.  Held at the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles on December 5th, “Engine Notes” – feting the launch of the brand’s all-new E-Performance models – featured all-star performances, state-of-the-art light and sound effects and some of the sleekest, fastest cars in the world. See how it all went down.

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Porsche 919 Hybrid

Attendees mingle alongside Porsche’s most-prized automobiles, including the Porsche 919 Hybrid, winner of the prestigious Le Mans race.  

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Mark McGrath With the Royal Machines

The Royal Machines – comprised of seasoned rockers Mark McGrath, Billy Morrison, Dave Navarro, Chris Chaney and more – regale the crowd with classic hits. 

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Light and Sound Onstage

Porsche and Rolling Stone partnered to produce the event, which featured first-ever lighting technology by Second Story that fused together music and motion. 

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Franky Perez

Franky Perez keeps his shades on as he belts out classics like Van Halen’s “Panama” and Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love.”

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