Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKEN FOOT, MONTROSE) and James Hetfield (METALLICA) will take part in the second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Joining Hetfield and Hagar on Friday, May 15 at The Masonic in San Francisco are special guests (in alphabetical order): Jerry Cantrell (ALICE IN CHAINS), Pat Monahan, Linda Perry, Joe Satriani (CHICKENFOOT), Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and more. Each legendary artist will be performing acoustic sets — with once-in-a-lifetime musical moments, duets, jams and surprise guests planned.Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. at LiveNation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. All proceeds from the concert will be donated to fund children's brain tumor research at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, one of the nation's leading children's medical facilities. Acoustic-4-A-Cure was created by Bay Area rock legends Hagar and Hetfield, whose vision was to raise needed funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF by bringing together some of their legendary friends and throwing a must-see concert for fans. Highlights from their inaugural sold-out concert last year included Hetfield's acoustic rendition of THE BEATLES' "In My Life"; Billie Joe Armstrong, Hetfield and guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani bringing the house down with a medley of Bob Seger's "Turn The Page" and "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams"; and the Hagar-promised, "only-in-San Francisco moment" when Hetfield, Armstrong, Satriani, Pat Monahan and Nancy Wilson joined him on stage for an all-star jam of Bob Dylan's "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" to close the show.
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