DAVID Z FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES IT’S 4TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN WITH A STAR-STUDDED ONLINE LINE-UP, INCLUDING GEORGE LYNCH, NUNO BETTENCOURT, RICHIE KOTZEN, KIP WINGER, ERIC SINGER, BRUCE KULICK, MIKE PORTNOY AND MANY OTHERS, SCHEDULED FOR JULY 11TH
The David Z Foundation presents it’s 4th Annual fundraising campaign with a star-studded online line-up live on the David Z Foundation Facebook page on July 11th at 5pm PST/ 8pm EST.
The event will feature some of rock music’s biggest names including guest appearances and performances by Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme, Rhianna), Richie Kotzen (Winery Dogs), Bruce Kulick (KISS), Eric Singer (KISS), John Waite, Kip Winger (Winger), Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses), Wyzard (Mother’s Finest), Arnel Pineda (Journey), Chris Caffery (TSO, Savatage), Jeff Scott Soto (Sons Of Apollo, TSO), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Sons Of Apollo), David Bryan (Bon Jovi), Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai, Slash), John Popper (Blues Traveler), Chris Barron (Spin Doctors), Jeff Plate (TSO, Savatage, Metal Church, Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, Cher, TSO), Brett Scallions (Fuel), Debby Holiday, Divinity Roxx (Cyndi Lauper Beyonce), Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Sons Of Apollo, Guns N Roses), Piggy D. (Rob Zombie), George Lynch (Dokken, The Electric Freedom), Ira Black (Of Gods & Monsters, Lizzy Borden), Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, Machine Head), Uriah Duffy (Cee Lo Green, Alicia Keys) and many more.
David Zablidowsky, better known as “David Z,” tragically died in a roadside accident in 2017 while on tour with Adrenaline Mob.
Before joining Adrenaline Mob, David had been the bass player of Trans Siberian Orchestra. Along with his brother Paulie Z, the two had been a part of the band ZO2 and starred in their own TV series Z Rock on the IFC network.
ZO2 plans to debut a never-before-heard song called Complicated which was written and sung by David Z. It was one of the newer batch of ZO2 songs that the band were planning on releasing before the band took a break in 2012. ZO2 had a secret reunion show planned for March 2018 in NYC where some of these songs were going to be played, but sadly that never happened as David was killed in the summer 2017. This song was one David was very proud of as it was centered around a very personal experience and showcased his radio friendly writing style.
David Zablidowsky was active in developing young people through music. To continue his legacy, the David Z Foundation was founded to offer education and financial need to young aspiring musicians.
Donations to the fundraiser can be made here.
About the David Z Foundation:
The David Z Foundation is a non-profit organization created in memory of David Zablidowsky and dedicated to transforming lives through the magic of music. Our goal is to nurture that creative musical spark that a child has and help turn it into a sustainable reality. We are currently running our original music programming nationwide, including private instruction, rock band, songwriting, production, and music business. In addition, we prepare kids for the music world by pairing them up with professionals in the field and showcasing their creativity through the various events we produce. Our focus is on providing these services to low-income families and high-risk children while subsidizing the financial costs that come with it. We also offer scholarships through partnerships with music schools such as School Of Rock, Brooklyn College, and various other local organizations around the country.
For more information about the show please visit facebook.com/davidzfoundation.