Macy Gray, Mick Fleetwood, the Dave Mason Band, the Syn, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and California Transit Authority have signed on for a tribute to veteran songwriter Ray Kennedy, to be held March 14 at the Avalon in Los Angeles. The event will be filmed for a Kennedy-centered TV pilot, "In One Room With Ray Kennedy."
Also on the bill is celebrity band 16:9, featuring James Denton of "Desperate Housewives," Hugh Laurie of "House," Bob Guiney of "The Bachelor" and Greg Grunberg of "Alias." Proceeds will benefit the Guitar Center Music Foundation, which works to bolster music education in schools.
-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.
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3rd March 2006
THE GUITAR CENTER MUSIC FOUNDATION TO HOST "AN EVENING WITH RAY KENNEDY AND FRIENDS"
FEATURING MACY GRAY, JAMES DENTON, HUGH LAURIE AND MANY OTHERS
Tickets on Sale Now Through the Guitar Center Music Foundation,
the Avalon Hollywood and Groovetickets.com
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, February 28, 2006—The Guitar Center Music Foundation is proud to announce that it will host
its first charity concert and silent auction on Tuesday, March 14, at Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Hollywood Blvd.
“An Evening with Ray Kennedy and Friends” will feature performances by Macy Gray, The Dave Mason Band, The Syn,
California Transit Authority, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Gia Ciambotti and celebrity band 16:9.