On Sunday, October 11, the legendary Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California hosted Rockstar Karaoke — a special one-night event that gave music fans an exclusive opportunity to watch well-known rock musicians as they performed classic rock tunes in a karaoke-type setting. The event, presented by designer Mark Nason, benefitted The Painted Turtle camp.
Among the musicians that took part in the event were Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES),Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN),Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER, DIO),Dee Snider (TWISTED SISTER) and George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB).
Prior to doors opening, an exclusive invite-only silent auction took place upstairs at "On The Rox", featuring rock memorabilia and specialty items from Ronnie Wood, TWISTED SISTER, Royal Underground, Mark Nason, STAIND, pop artist Todd Goldman, Ari Soffer, M.A.C. cosmetics, Kieselstein-Cord, Skincare Services, Blue Microphones and Jägermeister — accompanied by artisanal cheese/wine tasting, compliments of The Cheese Impresario and Wente Vineyards. Additional sponsors included Access Pass & Design, Nicolina Royale, ONEHOPE Wine and SPIN magazine.
Fan-filmed video footage of the event can be viewed below (courtesy of Christy Borgman).
"Whole Lotta Love" featuring Slash, Jason Bonham, Jeff Pilson:
"Immigrant Song" featuring Slash, Jason Bonham, Jeff Pilson:
"We're Not Gonna Take It" featuring Dee Snider:
"Red House" featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson: