Larnell Lewis (Snarky Puppy), Dave Weckl, Tommy Aldridge (Whitesnake, Ozzy Osbourne) at Yamaha Drums 50th Anniversary Celebration with All-Star Drummer Lineup MI, Hollywood

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Yamaha Drums Celebrates 50th Anniversary with All-Star Drummer Lineup in Hollywood

Credit for all photos: Twinfolk Creative
Image Owner Peter Giles Enterprises and Giles Communications

Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge

(left to right) Event headliners and Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge
(left to right) Yamaha Drums artist relations manager Greg Crane, marketing manager Steven Fisher, event headliners and Yamaha Artists Larnell Lewis, Dave Weckl and Tommy Aldridge, assistant marketing manager Joel Tetzlaff, international product marketing manager Sean Browne
Special appreciation awards presented to Yamaha Artists Bill Gibson and Rick Marotta (2nd and 3rd from left) by (left to right) Yamaha Drums artist relations manager Greg Crane, Yamaha Drums marketing manager Steven Fisher, Yamaha Drums assistant marketing manager Joel Tetzlaff Curious visitors experiment with a model from the Yamaha DTX family of electronic drums,a
young visitor test-drives the Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple.

Yamaha…

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THE SUNSET JAM To Feature A Night of AC/DC Featuring DOUG ALDRICH, SIMON WRIGHT, TOSHI YANAGI at The Viper Room Monday, October 2

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Oct-2

VOTED THE #1 LIVE MUSIC NIGHT IN LOS ANGELES

Every Monday night at The Viper Room, The Sunset Jam brings together top touring musicians in a completely unrehearsed night of live music with a house band made up of touring pros, and a showcase of locals artists and guest performers.

Next Monday is AC/DC Night and will feature Doug Aldrich of THE DEAD DAISIES, DIO and WHITESNAKE, Simon Wright of AC/DC and DIO, Toshi Yanagi of THE JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE HOUSE BAND,  Bonfire- tribute to AC/DC featured on The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands on AXS TV, and many more top artists.

Doug-AldrichSIMON-WRIGHTToshi-Yanagi

There will also be a guitar pedal giveaway for the evening (Must be present to win):

To be eligible, submit an entry.
All giveaway winners will be announced during The Sunset Jam — you must be in attendance to claim the prize or another winner will be selected…

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AL Di MEOLA with Special Guest STEVE VAI at The Canyon Club 9/15/2017

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Al Di Meola and his band celebrated the 40th anniversary of Elegant Gypsy with both electric and acoustic sets and was joined by Steve Vai for Frank Zappa’s “Clowns on Velvet”

One Night
Race with the Devil on Spanish Highway (excerpt)
Señor Mouse
(Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Flight Over Rio
Babylon
Adour
Black Dog
(Led Zeppelin
Midnight Tango
Set 2
Ava’s Dream Sequence Lullaby
I Will
(The Beatles
Milonga del ángel
(Astor Piazzolla
Mediterranean Sundance
Medieval Overture
(Return to Forever
Chiquilan
Egyptian Danza
Clowns on Velvet with Steve Vai

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George Thorogood 10th Annual Scott Medlock – Robby Krieger All Star Concert Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research 8/27/2017 Saddle Rock Ranch Photos by Henry Diltz

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PHOTOS BY HENRY DILTZ

 

Interview by Polina Hryn, video by John Bereziuk

MEDLOCK KRIEGER INVITATIONAL

Medlock Krieger All-Star Concert Sunday, August 27, 5:30pm
Saddlerock Ranch
32111 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
Hosted by internationally renowned sports artist, Scott Medlock, and legendary guitarist for The Doors, Robby Krieger, the two-day star-studded Medlock-Krieger event started Sunday night, August 27th at Malibu’s stunning Saddlerock Ranch. Gourmet tastings from Mastro’s Steakhouse, Pierre’s Catering were accompanied by fine wines from Malibu Family Wines and premiere cocktails courtesy of Casamigos Tequila and Tito’s Vodka.
Once the sun set, the anticipated tenth anniversary concert featuring Robby Krieger and his rock n’ roll superstar friends kicked off on the Monster stage.

Special guests scheduled included:
Robby Krieger of DOORS (CO-HOST)
Richie Sambora of BON JOVI –
Orianthi of MICHAEL JACKSON
Danny Seraphine of CHICAGO
Jason Scheff of CHICAGO
Tommy Thayer of KISS
David Sikes of BOSTON
David…

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