Is Johnny Depp returning to his musical roots full time?
Days after inviting the guys from One Direction to his Hollywood studio for an impromptu jam session, the 49-year-old actor was spotted playing guitar with some other big names at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre.
And Celebuzz has the exclusive video (Depp is the one on the far right).
On Wednesday night, the Pirates of the Caribbean star joined Ke$ha, Patrick Carney of The Black Keys, Nick Valensi of The Strokes and other musicians on stage for the West Coast version of Petty Fest, an annual Tom Petty tribute event.
“just got off stage w/ Johnny depp and patrick carney. wet dream? nope. REALMUTHAF***IN LIFE. #PettyFest,” Ke$ha wrote on Twitter after the set.
Petty Fest also welcomed Sarah Silverman, Mae Whitman,Valensi’s band mates Fabrizio Moretti and Albert Hammond Jr. and Justin Bartha.
This isn’t the first time Depp has appeared on stage as a surprise musical guest this year. In October, the Lone Ranger actor joined Patti Smith for the encore of her show at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.
Day two of Petty Fest continues Thursday night, also at the El Rey. A full 100 percent of ticket proceeds will benefit the Sweet Relief Music Fund and the Musicians Cancer Fund.
New York’s Petty Fest, held on Oct. 24, featured Cyndi Lauper, Fred Armisen, Justin Long, Reeve Carney, Andrew W.K., John McEnroe and others.
For more of Johnny Depp’s surprise appearance at Petty Fest, check out the exclusive video, above. Do you think Depp should release an album? Share your thoughts below!
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