Lady Gaga is Little Kids Rock’s “Big Man of the Year”

Posted on October 24, 2011


Lady Gaga with Little Kids rockers!

“We’re the only country in the world that thinks art is a luxury. It’s not a luxury. Art is a necessity of life.” – Steve Van Zandt

Little Kids Rock recognized Lady Gaga with its “Big Man of the Year” award – named for its first recipient, the late Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Check out this story about the award presentation at LKR’s rocker-studded fundraising dinner last Thursday.  Forbes (Lady Gaga’s $13,000 Dinnerreports that “Lady Gaga outdid herself last night. More specifically, she outbid herself. The pop icon, who ranks #1 on Forbes Celebrity 100 and #11 on the Forbes Power Women list, placed the top bid of $13,000 at a charity auction last night, winning a dinner with Steve Van Zandt (of the E-Street Band) and Maureen Van Zandt, along with a bottle of wine signed by James Gandolfini. The dinner is to be at a restaurant of Lady Gaga’s choosing, and she announced her plans to go to Parma, a restaurant where she waited tables at age 19, serving Van Zandt himself.”

“I used to stand on the corner and go, ‘Daddy! Steve was here – he wants gnocchi!’ ” said Gaga. Read more. is proud to sponsor guitarist Monte Pittman, who supports Little Kids Rock.

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