Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Journey: Neal Schon announces California Fire Relief benefit concert

Journey founder and guitarist Neal Schon will perform a benefit concert for those affected by the wildfires sweeping across California.

“I’m proud to announce that I’m going to be doing a Benefit for Fire victims in CA,” says Schon. “Back to the roots where it all started for myself in SF the beautiful city by the Bay.”

Dubbed "Neal Schon's Journey Through Time", the February 9 event at The Independent in San Francisco, CA will see the rocker joined by former Journey members Gregg Rolie on keyboards and drummer Deen Castronovo, as well as bassist Marco Mendoza and keyboardist John Varn.

Tickets for the benefit concert will go on sale Friday, December 15 at 12:00 p.m. PST via Ticketfly.com

Following their induction into the 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey performed an extensive US tour that wrapped up in July with an appearance at the Classic East festival in New York, where they playing as part of a weekend lineup that included The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Schon recently released his first ever holiday EP.

The four-song set includes "Ave Maria," "Can’t Help Falling In Love" and instrumental renditions of Journey hits "Open Arms" and "Faithfully."

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