Each year Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield host the “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” benefit concert to raise needed funds and awareness for the pediatric cancer research and donate all of the proceeds to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Acoustic-4-A-Cure IV will be held at The Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15.
Artists confirmed for Acoustic-4-A-Cure IV are Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Don Felder, Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Sammy Hagar, Vic Johnson, Sarah McLachlan, Steve Vai and Bob Weir. Dave Grohl will sit-in for James Hetfield, who will be away on tour. Past concerts have featured acoustic sets, impressive collaborations and impromptu jams.
Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. PT via LiveNation.com.
Dave Matthews Band welcomed their first guest of the summer as Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring joined the band for a pair of songs last night in Atlanta.
Watch Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks sit-in with Eric Clapton on “Crossroads” last night at the Greenwich Town Party.
Watch Greensky Bluegrass team up with bluegrass legend Del McCoury during their appearance last night at DelFest.
Read a note from Les Claypool of Primus warning fans the trio’s current tour will be their last for awhile.
Cloud 9 Adventures has announced details and the lineup for the 12th annual Holidaze destination concert event.
Webcasts of all 24 Dead & Company concerts that will be held between May 30 – July 14 are available including a free webcast of the tour opener.