Second Annual Motorcyle Rally, Concert Raises $50K For Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund
June 1, 2016 at 1:42 PM (PT)
The 2nd Annual RIDE FOR RONNIE Motorcycle Ride and Concert, held on SUNDAY, MAY 22nd, raised $50,000 for the RONNIE JAMES DIO STAND UP AND SHOUT CANCER FUND. Some 1000 people participated in the day's events, including 300 motorcycle riders who made their way from HARLEY DAVIDSON in GLENDALE to an afternoon of live entertainment at LOS ENCINOS PARK in ENCINO, CA.
Joining the RIDE were "Sons of Anarchy" cast members EMILIO RIVERA, MICHAEL BEACH, STAR FIELDS and actor-musician SEAN McNABB as well as musicians LITA FORD, EJ CURSE, TAIME DOWNS and GILBY CLARKE. WENDY DIO, RONNIE JAMES DIO's widow and co-founder of the DIO CANCER FUND, welcomed everyone before joining SUAS board member SCOTT SENTINELLA on his motorcycle for the 20-mile ride to the PARK.
The afternoon's entertainment kicked off with DOCTORS OF THE EARTH, followed by sets from SONIA HARLEY, BUDDERSIDE, GABBIE RAE, DIO DISCIPLES, LITA FORD and headliners GREAT WHITE, hosted by DJ WILL.