Motorcycle Rally Set To Benefit Ronnie James Dio 'Stand Up And Shout' Cancer Fund
April 5, 2016 at 1:31 PM (PT)
GREAT WHITE, LITA FORD, DIO DISCIPLES and others are set to perform for the second annual RIDE FOR RONNIE motorcycle ride and concert, benefiting the RONNIE JAMES DIO STAND UP AND SHOUT CANCER FUND will take place on SUNDAY, MAY 22nd at LOS ENCINOS PARK in ENCINO, CA.
Riders will assemble for a continental breakfast at HARLEY-DAVIDSON at 11a. The RIDE will take them through the streets of LOS ANGELES COUNTY to LOS ENCINOS PARK, where they will be treated to an afternoon of live music, raffle and live auction and food trucks. The Inaugural RIDE, held in May 2015 as part of a weekend of events commemorating the 5th anniversary of the passing of RONNIE JAMES DIO, contributed to raising $155,000 for the cancer charity from that weekend's events.
Live entertainment in the park will be provided by rockers GREAT WHITE, LITA FORD, DIO DISCIPLES, GABBIE RAE, BUDDERSIDE and DOCTORS OF THE EARTH.
A live auction will be held during the concert that will include a stage-played guitar donated by MEGADETH's CHRIS BRODERICK with autographed photos of Chris playing the guitar and a B.C. RICH guitar signed by RONNIE JAMES DIO, ROB HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, KING DIAMOND and GEOFF TATE.
Both riders and concert-goers can purchase their tickets by going to www.diocancerfund.org/events.