Veteran California rockers Y&T will hold a special New Year's Eve benefit concert for the band's original bassist Phil Kennemore who was recently diagnosed with metastatic cancer. The event will be held on December 31 at the Avalon in Santa, Clara, California. Doors are at 8 p.m. and tickets are $75. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Phil Kennemore.
Special guests who have volunteered to perform include:
* Geoff Tate (QUEENSRŸCHE)
* Don Dokken (DOKKEN)
* Bobby Blotzer (RATT)
* Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL)
* Sean McNabb (DOKKEN, MONTROSE)
* Loren Gold (ROGER DALTREY)
* Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT)
* Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, Y&T, MEGADETH)
* Joey Alves (Y&T)
* Leonard Haze (Y&T)
Friends who have donated items/services to help include:
* Frankie Banali (QUIET RIOT)
* Joey Allen (WARRANT)
* Erik Turner (WARRANT)
* Jeff Scott Soto (ex-TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN)
* Timothy Drury (ex-WHITESNAKE)
Very special guest performances and unique auction items will also be available at the event. Other auction items are available at the Y&T web site. Breakfast will also be offered at the end of the night.
For more information, visit Meniketti.com.
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