On Tuesday, September 6, VELVET REVOLVER will perform a benefit concert for victims of 2005 hurricanes, including Katrina, at the Hard Rock Live concert venue in Orlando. The supergroup, comprised of former members of GUNS N' ROSES Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, frontman Scott Weiland, formerly of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, was originally scheduled to play the opening concert at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi on September 9. 100 percent of ticket and bar sales from the show, presented by Hard Rock Live, Hard Rock Hotel Orlando and Real Rock 101.1, will be donated to help the people of Biloxi and New Orleans through the American Red Cross. Hard Rock staff has donated their time, and many Hard Rock partners are chipping in for the evening, including Diageo Spirit of Americas, Rolling Rock, FreshPoint Inc. (fresh produce distributor), CSC Security and Doubletree Hotel in Orlando. Tickets are available for $45 through Ticketmaster. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m.
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