Sammy Hagar‘s sixth annual “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” benefit concert took place last night (Wednesday, May 15) at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Artists performing at “Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI” included (in alphabetical order): Tom Johnston (THE DOOBIE BROTHERS), Chad Kroeger (NICKELBACK), Lukas Nelson, Joe Satriani, Rick Springfield, Nancy Wilson (HEART) and SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE, featuring Michael Anthony and Jason Bonham. “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” is a concert benefiting The Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
“Acoustic-4-A-Cure” opened up strong with a rendition of PINK FLOYD‘s “Comfortably Numb” featuring Hagar, Wilson, Satriani, Anthony and Bonham. Watch video of the performance below.
Now in its sixth year, “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” has quickly become one of the year’s hottest tickets, with legendary artists performing acoustic sets, epic collaborations and impromptu jams from the stages of intimate and storied San Francisco venues like The Fillmore. The benefit was created by Bay Area rock legends Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield, whose vision was to raise needed funds and awareness for the pediatric cancer research by throwing a must-see concert for fans and donating all of the proceeds to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. In past years, artists, including Billie Joe Armstrong, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Jerry Cantrell, Kevin Cronin, Melissa Etheridge, Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Sammy Hagar, James Hetfield, Vic Johnson, Tommy Lee, Taj Mahal, Sarah McLachlan, Pat Monahan, Linda Perry, Chad Smith, Adam Sandler, Joe Satriani, Bob Weir, Nancy Wilson, and more, have performed remarkable sets.
For more information, visit: Acoustic4acure.com.