EXCLUSIVE: Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Cyndi Lauper and Anjelica Huston lead A-listers heading to Joni Mitchell’s star-studded 80th birthday party in LA
Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Cyndi Lauper and Anjelica Huston led the A-listers in attendance at music icon Joni Mitchell’s 80th birthday party at Smoke House in Burbank, California, on Tuesday.
Streep, 74. Hawn, 77, Lauper, 70, and Huston, 72, were seen looking glamorous at the eatery as they got ready to ring in the singer’s milestone birthday.
Oscar winner Streep looked stunning in a midnight blue shimmery blouse paired with gray trousers as she arrived with son Henry, 43.
The Kramer vs Kramer star – who was recently revealed to have been separated from husband Don Gummer of six years – wore chic shades and sported her wedding rings.
Actress Goldie cut a chic figure in a black and white top, jacket and black and silver patterned trousers, paired with brogues.
Wow: Meryl Streep led the A-listers attending music icon Joni Mitchell’s 80th birthday party at Smoke House in Burbank, California on Tuesday
Here come the stars: Goldie Hawn and Cyndi Lauper (pictured) were also in attendance
Icon: Anjelica wore a stylish leopard print coat for the evening
Iconic: Mitchell is pictured on November 3, 2022
Her locks were worn in soft waves and she wore a radiant makeup palette.
Time After Time hitmaker Lauper wore a patterned blouse, leather jacket and sweatpants as she arrived at the venue.
The star wore her lavender locks in an updo and wore bright red lipstick.
Huston looked stunning in a black sheer blouse and flared trousers, paired with a leopard print jacket as she arrived on the arm of a friend.
Singer Brandi Carlile, 42, was also in attendance, looking sharp in a crushed red velvet suit and black blouse.
Mitchell has battled back from an aneurysm in 2015. She was born in Fort McLeod, Alberta, Canada and began honing her craft in clubs across Canada before settling in America.
Her 1971 album Blue is widely regarded as one of the best of all time, landing third on Rolling Stone’s 2020 list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
She has won 10 Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 and Best Historical Album for Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) in 2022.
Mother and son: The star was spotted arriving with son Henry Wolfe, 43
Chic: Actress Goldie looked chic in a black and white top, jacket and trousers with black and silver pattern, paired with brogues
Style: The Hollywood icon looked cheerful as she arrived
Fun evening: Meryl looked delighted as she stepped out with her son
Edgy: Time After Time hitmaker Lauper wore a patterned blouse, leather jacket and sweatpants as she arrived at the venue
Stylish: Huston looked stunning in a black sheer blouse and flared trousers, paired with a leopard print jacket as she arrived on a friend’s arm
Radiant: Anjelica looked radiant as she arrived at the bash
Smile: Goldie was accompanied by a friend when she arrived at the soiree
Style: Singer Brandi Carlile, 42, was also in attendance and looked sharp in a crushed red velvet suit and black blouse
Mitchell surprised fans in July 2022 by performing a full set with Brandi Carlile at the Newport Folk Festival, her first full set in over two decades.
In March, Mitchell was honored for her legendary musical career with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.
The singer was honored at the annual event at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington DC, with a number of celebrities joining her.
There she is: Goldie looked stylish as she was spotted at the eatery
Chat: Lauper was spotted chatting at the star-studded bash
Couple: Brandi stepped out next to wife Catherine Shepherd
Music icon: Her 1971 album Blue is widely considered one of the best of all time, landing at third place on Rolling Stone’s 2020 list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
Others who attended the event included musicians Annie Lennox, Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius, James Taylor, Paul Williams, Jess Wolf, Ledisi and actress Lynda Carter.
Carlile performed at the event, with a group of singers including Holly Laessig, Jess Wolf, Brandi Carlile, Ledisi, Annie Lennox, Angelique Kidjo and Cyndi Lauper performing Joni Mitchell’s iconic 1970 song Yellow Taxi.
The Gershwin Prize for Popular Song celebrates the work of an artist whose career reflects the influence, impact and achievements in promoting song as a vehicle for musical expression and cultural understanding.