“ROCK AGAINST MS ALL STAR BENEFIT CONCERT” FEATURING: LITA FORD, CHERIE CURRY, GILBY CLARKE, JAMES LOMENZO, JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE AND MORE, AT THE WHISKY A GO-GO ON MARCH 26TH
The 2nd annual Rock Againts MS returns to the Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood with yet another amazing All-Star line up. The 2nd show has stars returning in support of long time friend and publicist, Nancy B. Sayle. This rock-fueled concert is to help raise awareness and funding for Sayle and her new foundation benefiting those living with MS.
Guitar Player Magazine is in the house to present Lita Ford their top award – Inspired by Chet Atkins’ phrase Certified Guitar Player—and typically bestowed at NAMM during Muriel Anderson’s All-Star Guitar Night—this award debuted in 2003 with Les Paul as the first recipient. Since then, GP has honored Duane Eddy, Nokie Edwards, Dick Dale, Larry Carlton, Tommy Emmanuel, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, Robben Ford, Joe Perry, and others. “Lita Ford slugged it out with the boys club in an era where female musicians who liked to rock hard had very few heroes,” says Guitar Player Editor in Chief Michael Molenda. “But Lita was there, and man, did she cut a heroic figure. She was tough. She was smart. She could write a good song. And she could shred. Stinging bends. Fierce vibrato. A great sense of melody and phrasing. Since the Runaways in the late 1970s, and throughout her solo career, Lita has been a beacon of cool, and an inspiration for girls AND boys who want to express themselves through the guitar. She is the definition of a Certified Legend.”
In its finishing stages, the Rock Against MS Foundation will provide services from a three (3) grant resource system, which will provide daily care, quality of life needs and emergency funding, while assisting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to live independent and full lives. Additionally, a brick and mortar facility we will call The Rock House is in the planning stages, and will provide free of charge, multiple programs and opportunities designed to heal the mind, body and spirit of all those whose lives have been affected by MS.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 26th 2014
WHERE: Concert/VIP Meet and Greet
The Whisky A Go-Go
8901 W. Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
VIP Meet & Greet: 6:00 PM
Show Starts at 8PM
· General Admission- $35
· Floor w/ pre-show meet and greet at 6PM- $100
· Balcony-VIP meet & greet- $150
· VIP- Reserved booth for four people with meet and greet- $500
· VIP- Reserved booth for eight people with meet and greet- $1,000
To purchase tickets, please click here.
For a moment I thought it was a benefit for Jack. Nokie Edwards has more talent than anybody listed. Ventures rule. Dick Dale shreds at 77 years old