Motorcycle Event Raised $50,000 Last Year
By DONNA BALANCIA
Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler will lead an all-star jam during the Third Annual Ride For Ronnie Motorcycle Rally and Concert this Sunday, May 7 at Los Encinos Park.
Ride For Ronnie, which benefits the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, will feature celebrity riders joining the motorcycle ride through the streets of Los Angeles County. Last year’s Ride For Ronnie event raised over $50,000 for the cancer charity.
Celebrity riders expected to join Dio Cancer Fund co-founder and president Wendy Dio include Sons of Anarchy and Mayans MC actor Emilio Rivera, Sean McNabb, who will also perform with Lynch Mob at the concert, Rusty Coones and Star Fields, as well as actor Chris Bruno of The Dead Zone and musicians Lita Ford, Gilby Clarke, Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat and Xavier Muriel from Buckcherry along with KLOS Radio “Horns Up” show personality Stew Herrera. They will assemble at Harley-Davidson of Glendale with kickstands up at 11 AM.
Tickets are available at www.diocancerfund.org/events
The afternoon of live music following the ride will be highlighted by “Steven Adler and Friends“ jam. He will be joined by Mike Devin (Whitesnake), Lita Ford, Robert Sarzo (Hurricane), Alex Grossi (Quiet Riot), Patrick Stone (Budderside) and Jeff Pilson (Foreigner and former Dio guitarist), playing Guns N’ Roses hits.
Live entertainment will begin at noon provided by rockers Lynch Mob, Eddie Money, Rough Cutt, Dio Disciples, The Loveless, Sonia Harley, and No Small Children. Marc Ferrari (Cold Sweat), Marty O’Brien (Lita Ford), Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell) and Ronnie James Dio’s cousin David “Rock” Feinstein (The Rods) will be on hand for the concert festivities.