Video: PAPA ROACH, TESLA, Y&T Members Perform At 'Rock For Reason' Benefit Concert

Video: PAPA ROACH, TESLA, Y&T Members Perform At 'Rock For Reason' Benefit Concert

On April 15, Higher Purpose Events hosted "Rock For Reason", a benefit concert for The Boys And Girls Club Of Placer County. Higher Purpose Events and Pat Martin's All Stars brought together the musical talents of the following:

* Jeff Keith, Brian Wheat and Frank Hannon of TESLA
* Jacoby Shaddix and Dave Buckner of PAPA ROACH
* Brad Lang, bassist for Y&T
* Joe Fraulob, former guitarist for the band DANZIG and DECONSTRUCT
* Jerry Woods, well-known guitarist in Northern California music circles
* Vince DiFiore, trumpet and keyboards, founding member of CAKE
* Rob Sabino, legendary keyboardist for David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and many more. Rob was a member of the band CHIC ("Le Freak") and has written songs with Peter Frampton
* Matt Pinder, bassist for THE PINDER BROTHERS and THE KEVIN RUSSELL BAND. Matt's dad is Mike Pinder, former and founding member of THE MOODY BLUES
* Kelly Smith, drummer for THE FRANK HANNON BAND, and former drummer of SOULMOTOR

Video footage from the event can be seen below.

Higher Purpose Events' mission is to utilize its resource and event skills to put on large events that will raise money to support programs and other nonprofits benefiting men, women, and children and renew hope for a better tomorrow.

higherpurpose2016poster

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).