Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Sammy Hagar & James Hetfield to host 3rd annual Acoustic 4 A Cure benefit concert

Sammy Hagar and Metallica's James Hetfield will host the third annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15.

The event – which benefits the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital – will see acoustic performances by the hosts and a lineup that includes Joe Satriani, John Mayer, Tommy Lee, Melissa Etheridge and Pat Monahan from Train, among others.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 1 at 10:00 AM at LiveNation.com. There is a two-ticket limit per customer.

NOTE: Tickets will not be available at The Fillmore box office, charge by phone or outlets.

All proceeds from the concert will be donated to fund children's brain tumor research at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, one of the nation's leading children's medical facilities.

For more information and/or to donate, visit acoustic4acure.org

The benefit lands a week after Hagar reunites with supergroup Chickenfoot to play their first full shows in four years.

The band will perform at Harrah's Lake Tahoe on May 7 & 8

Hetfield and Metallica are in the studio working on the follow-up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic.”

On August 20, the veteran metal outfit will headline the first rock concert at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN as part of its opening weekend festivities.

The new home of the Minnesota Vikings will host a triple-bill with guests Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat prior to the proper kick-off to the new NFL season.

See also:

Van Halen: Sammy Hagar reflects on 30th anniversary of 5150
Chickenfoot add second reunion concert
Chickenfoot to reunite for spring concert
Sammy Hagar clarifies status of supergroup Chickenfoot
Search Sammy Hagar at hennemusic