Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Tom Morello Set For Tony MacAlpine Benefit At L.A.'s Wiltern
December 2, 2015 at 12:53 PM (PT)
STEVE VAI, ZAKK WYLDE, MIKE PORTNOY, BILLY SHEEAN, DEREK SHERMAN and JOHN 5 are among the artists taking part in the BENEFIT FOR TONY MacALPINE CONCERT, set for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12th at the WILTERN THEATRE in LOS ANGELES. "That Metal Show" host EDDIE TRUNK will serve as master of ceremonies.
TOM MORELLO, NUNO BETTENCOURT and RICHIE KOTZEN will also be taking part in an all-star jam during the concert.
In addition to this extraordinary musical event, a wealth of items will be available for auction at the show. Non L.A.-based fans can also bid by visiting www.tonymacalpine.com/benefitfortony/ day-of-show through DECEMBER 19th. Auction items include:
•Personal guitars donated by STEVE VAI, KISS, STEVE LUKATHER, JOE SATRIANI, STEVE STEVENS, JOE BONAMASSA, TOM MORELLO, RICHIE KOTZEN, others.
•Signature snare drums from SIMON PHILLIPS, GREGG BISSONETTE, MIKE PORTNOY, ERIC SINGER
•Signature BILLY SHEEHAN bass
•Personal bass lessons with RUDY SARZO
•Stage outfit worn by JOHN 5 on the ROB ZOMBIE tour
•A balcony stateroom and two Gold VIP packages from the AXES & ANCHORS CRUISE (FEBRUARY 20th–24th, 2016)
MacALPINE’s gear manufacturers – IBANEX, HUGHES & KETTNER, EMG, ERNIE BALL, SOURCE AUDIO, VOODOO LAB and XOTIC EFFECTS – have also generously donated equipment to be raffled off at the show.
All proceeds will be collected on behalf of guitar/keyboard virtuoso TONY MacALPINE, who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer, and his family (his wife was recently diagnosed with breast cancer).
Tickets are on sale now via LiveNation. Fans who would like to contribute to the cause can also visit www.gofundme.com/BenefitForTony.