ALL-STAR JAM WILL COMPLETE LINEUP FOR “ROCK FOR RONNIE” CONCERT ON MAY 7TH, AT LOS ENCINOS HISTORIC PARK, BENEFITTING DIO CANCER FUND
As previously reported, the Rock For Ronnie Concert in the Park, hosted by our very own Eddie Trunk, will take place Sunday afternoon on May 7th, at the Los Encinos Historic Park in Encino, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. It has now been announced, that the concert will come to a close with an All-Star Jam, featuring 25 musicians.
The All-Star Jam Band will comprise of musicians trading spots during a closing set featuring a variety of classic metal hits and several Dio favorites. Participants include:
Guitarists: Ira Black (Bullet Boys, Dio Disciples, Vio-lence); Chris Broderick, (In Flames, Act of Defiance, ex Megadeth); Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, Machine Head); Marc Ferrari (Keel); Keith Nelson (Buckcherry); Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake, Vandenberg); and Ricky Warwick (Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders).
Vocalists: Andry; Jesse Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal); Patrick Stone (Budderside, Sweet, Adler’s Appetite); Marq Torien (Bullet Boys); and Neil Turbin (Death Riders, Anthrax).
Bass players: Robbie Crane, (Black Star Riders, Ratt); Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai); Sean McNabb (Dokken, The Keef Richards); Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake); Marty O’Brien (Daughtry, Lita Ford); Dug Pinnick, (King’s X); and Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Dio, Whitesnake)
Drummers: Fred Aching (Bullet Boys, Kings of Thrash, Powerflo); Fred Coury (Cinderella); Mike Dupke (Wednesday 13, W.A.S.P.); Tosha Jones (Saliva); and Matt Starr (Ace Frehley, Mr. Big, Kix); and keyboard player Mike Mangan (The Cult).
To purchase tickets to this event, please click here. Tickets are $50 in advance, $75 day of, and kids under 10-years-old, get in for free.
The music begin at 12 noon with Jason Charles Miller’s southern rock band, followed on the bill by The Atomic Punks, a tribute to early Van Halen; the Return of…Steamroller featuring members of The Dead Daisies, Dio and Whitesnake (Doug Aldrich, Brian Tichy, Michael Devin), performing Whitesnake songs; and Dio Disciples, comprising Simon Wright, Scott Warren, Bjorn Englen, Ira Black, Terry Ilous and Dyna Shirasaki plus guest performer singer Ann Boleyn. The All-Star Jam will close the showBeer, wine, soda and water will be available for sale, as well as delicious food from several participating food trucks, among them Salt N Pepper, The Tropic Truck Caribbean Food and Coffee A GoGo, featuring lattes and smoothies.