Tuesday, May 10, 2016 @ 1:21 PM
Benefit Concert And Live Auction: Thursday, May 12 Fonda Theatre (Hollywood)
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ADOPT THE ARTS will launch a live benefit concert and live auction for LAUSD elementary schools on Thursday, May 12 at The Fonda Theatre (6126 Hollywood Boulevard) in Los Angeles (red carpet 6:00-7:15PM, show starts: 7:30PM). Music luminaries will gather to perform with and honor 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple) and ROBIN ZANDER (Cheap Trick) for their contributions to American art and culture. Proceeds from the concert and auction will be donated to ADOPT THE ARTS music programs in LAUSD elementary schools (see VIP ticket/donation below). Tickets are on-sale now HERE.
Comedian HAL SPARKS will also be a part of the night's festivities. Musicians confirmed to perform include ADOPT THE ARTS founder MATT SORUM (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, Hollywood Vampires) along with GEEZER BUTLER (Black Sabbath), STEVE JONES (Sex Pistols), COREY TAYLOR (Slipknot), GILBY CLARKE (Guns N' Roses), BILLY DUFFY (The Cult), DEAN DELEO & ROBERT DELEO (Stone Temple Pilots), STEVE LUKATHER (Toto), CHAD SMITH (Red Hot Chili Peppers), FRANKY PEREZ (Apocalyptica), STEVIE SALAS (Mick Jagger), PAUL III (Tina Turner, Disreputable Few), DAMON FOX (Big Elf and The Cult) and DJ MORTY COYLE.
Intermittent between live performances guests will enjoy a live and silent auction featuring some of the following items from ADOPT THE ARTS supporters:
ADOPT THE ARTS: Two Signed Concert Event Guitars (signed by all musicians above).
SHEPARD FAIREY: Fine Art piece, "Black Sabbath," Print on metal (retail $3000.00).
WOODY GUTHRIE Signed Canvas Screen Print, 18' X 24" (numbered, edition of 450) 2010
IGGY POP Signed Raw Power Screen Print, 18' X 24" (numbered, edition of 650) 2010
BLACK SABBATH Signed Silver Black Crescent Print 18' X 24" (numbered, edition of 125) 2013 (www.obeygiant.com)
METALLICA: Guitar signed by the band Metallica (pictured above).
SLASH: Guitar signed by Slash (Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Guns N' Roses).
JOE PERRY: Guitar signed by Joe Perry (Aerosmith, Hollywood Vampires).
BRIAN MAY: Guitar signed by Brian May (QUEEN).
DAVE GROHL: Guitar signed by Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters).
JOURNEY: Guitar signed by Journey, Paul Reed Smith Se14 played by Neal Schon.
MAROON 5: Guitar signed by the band Maroon 5.
ELTON JOHN/DAVEY JOHNSTON: Signed guitar from Davey Johnston, legendary Elton John guitarist.
MATT SORUM: Three, signed Guns N' Roses s drumheads signed by Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses).
PRINCE: Color print photo of Prince from rock photographer Gene Kirkland (signed). (www.genekirklandphotography.com)
JOAN JETT & CHEAP TRICK: VIP Meet and Greet package at Los Angeles concert, August 23 at The Forum.