Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 kicks off with Bonzo Bash. 

The show highlights the industry’s top drummers playing their favorite Led Zeppelin tunes.

The show will include all 4 Ludwig drum kits Bonham used throughout his career with Led Zeppelin.

(Ludwig-Musser Drums and Percussion to be main sponsor)

Each drummer will be accompanied by house band The Moby Dicks.

The following artists have been confirmed to participate in this year’s Bonzo Bash:

Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp / John Fogerty / Smashing Pumpkins)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Joe Franco (Good Rats / Twisted Sister)
John Hummel (Lady Gaga)
Brandon Kachel (Barbarian Overlords)
Corky Laing (Mountain / Bonzo Bash Legend Award Recipient)
Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Philm)
Robert Mason (Warrant)
Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Dream Theater)
Gregg Potter (The Buddy Rich Band)
Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses / The Dead Daisies / Hookers & Blow)
Bobby Rondinelli (Rainbow / Black Sabbath)
Matt Starr (Ace Frehley / Mr. Big)
Todd Sucherman (Styx)
Jason Sutter (Marilyn Manson / Foreigner / Chris Cornell)
Mike Terrana (Rage / Yngwie Malmsteen / Tony Macalpine)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)
Franklin Vanderbilt (Lenny Kravitz / Stevie Wonder / Chaka Khan)
Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi)

The Moby Dicks are: Michael Devin (Whitesnake), Stephen LeBlanc (Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Exp.), Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol), Chas West (Bonham), Brent Woods (Vince Neil / Sebastian Bach).

 

Friday January 23rd, 2015

Randy Rhoads Remembered, a celebration of the brilliant and original Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads. 

The following artists have been confirmed as participants in Randy Rhoads Remembered:

Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne / Firewind)
Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake / Night Ranger)
Kiko Louriero (Angra)
Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob / Tred)
Rowan Robertson (Dio / DC4)
Janet Robin (Student of Randy Rhoads / Lindsey Buckingham)
Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot / Whitesnake / Queensryche)
Jeff Scott Soto (Journey / Talisman)
Alex Skolnick (Testament / Alex Skolnick Trio)
Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Ronnie James Dio / Billy Idol)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)
Chas West (Bonham)
Brent Woods (Student of Randy Rhoads / Vince Neil / Sebastian Bach)
Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi)

In addition to this lineup, there will be some very specials guests – some will be announced and some won’t, so stay tuned!

Rounding off the weekend is the 2nd installment of Entwistle/Moon: The Ox & The Loon, a salute to The Who’s John Entwistle and Keith Moon. Tichy and Sutton first put this show on in April of this year at House of Blues on Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, and it was met with rave reviews. This show features renowned bassists and drummers getting together to celebrate rock’s mightiest rhythm section. This will be the 3rd and final show of California Music Fest taking place on Saturday, January 24th, 2015.

The following artists have been confirmed for Entwistle/Moon: The Ox & The Loon:

Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp / John Fogerty / Smashing Pumpkins)
Veronica Bellino (Jeff Beck)
Phil Chen (Rod Stewart / The Doors)
Michael Devin (Whitesnake / JBLZE)
Corky Laing (Mountain)
Dave LaRue (Joe Satriani / Steve Morse / Flying Colors)
Stephen LeBlanc (JBLZE)
Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Philm)
James LoMenzo (BLS / White Lion / Megadeth)
Robert Mason (Warrant)
Sean McNabb (Don Felder / Sons of Anarchy)
Marco Mendoza (The Dead Daisies / Thin Lizzy / Whitesnake)
John Moyer (Disturbed / Adrenaline Mob)
Marty O’Brien (Lita Ford)
Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
Mitch Perry (Cher / Edgar Winter)
dUg Pinnick (KXM / King’s X)
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Dream Theater)
Joseph Pusateri (John Entwistle Band)
Joe Retta (Sweet / Heaven & Earth)
Rowan Robertson (DIO / DC4)
Van Romaine (Steve Morse / Enrique Iglesias)
Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne)
Matt Starr (Ace Frehley / Mr. Big)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)
Chas West (Bonham)
Brent Woods (Vince Neil / Sebastian Bach)

More artists for ALL shows will be announced soon.

Individual show tickets:
Bonzo Bash: 1/22/2015 www.facebook.com/BonzoBash

Randy Rhoads Remembered: 1/23/2015 www.facebook.com/RandyRhoadsRemembered

Entwistle / Moon: The Ox & The Loon: 1/24/2015

California Music Fest Three Day Pass:  www.facebook.com/CaliforniaMusicFest
www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail…

Facebook pages: www.facebook.com/EntwistleMoon.OxLoon

Limited VIP packages available at www.Californiamusicfest.com