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On September 17th, 2020, I’ll be hosting the Six String Salute, a virtual concert to support and celebrate the touring and venue crews who are the backbone of live music industry by raising money to support of Crew Nation, a global relief fund for live music crews.
The debut of the event will stream worldwide exclusively on Live Nation’s YouTube channel and Live From Home platform.
Artists confirmed to appear include: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Steve Vai, Tommy Shaw (Styx) with the Cleveland Youth Orchestra, Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes), Halestorm, Rik Emmett (Triumph), Joe Satriani, Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake, TSO), Frank Hannon (Tesla), the triple guitar attack of Alice Cooper’s Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, plus Richard Williams (Kansas), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Jennifer Batten, Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum), Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Damon Johnson (Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Cropper, Jesse Dayton, Steve Hackett (Genesis), Jeff Watson (Night Ranger), Nick Perri (The Underground Thieves), Sammy Boller, Ross the Boss, Joyous Wolf and more.
Additionally, a number of crew members from prominent bands will also share their stories and tales from the road throughout the evening.
Limited edition merchandise will be available with proceeds benefiting Crew Nation. Fans can also make a direct donation to Crew Nation via the event website. Crew Nation is powered by Music Forward Foundation, a charitable 501c3 organization, which is administering the fund.
Like and follow Six String Salute Facebook page here.

30 years on the radio. 16 at WRIF and 15 of those as a national radio personality as host of The Chop Shop. Co-Host of The Sound Of...Podcast.