Randy Rhoads Remembered Concert at Vamp’d March 24 To Commemorate 35th Anniversary of Randy Rhoads’ Passing
Friday March 24th, 2017 is within the one week anniversary of 35 years since the passing of Randy Rhoads, one of rock music’s most admired guitarists. Randy Rhoads passed away in a tragic plane accident while on tour with Ozzy Osbourne and the Blizzard of Ozz band on March 19th, 1982. This commemorative show will take place at Vamped in Las Vegas, Nevada..
The house band, “The Madmen” will be anchored by Rudy Sarzo (Randy’s closest friend) formerly of the Blizzard of Ozz band on bass. Rudy, who also played with Randy in Quiet Riot, and moved on after Ozzy Osbourne’s band, to playing in Whitesnake, DIO, Queensryche and Blue Oyster Cult, was with Randy at the time of his death.
Brian Tichy (formerly of Whitesnake, Foreigner & Billy Idol) who has also played in Ozzy Osbourne’s band will be on drums.
The Randy Rhoads Remembered concert features every song that Randy wrote and played on from the “Blizzard of Ozz” and “Diary of a Madman” albums as well as select tracks from Randy’s early catalog with Quiet Riot. Each song will feature a different renowned guitarist performing one of Randy’s classics.
Randy’s brother (Kelle Rhoads) and his sister (Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio) will also be there to pay tribute to their brother. The show will start at 8pm sharp and runs for 3 hours.
Special guests include :
RRR House Band “The Madmen”
•Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne / Whitesnake / DIO / Quiet Riot / Queensryche) Bass
•Brian Tichy (RRR Founder / Ozzy Osbourne / Foreigner / Billy Idol / Whitesnake) Drums
•Dewey Bragg (Möth / Kill Devil Hill) Vox
•Steve Ferlazzo (Nuno Bettencourt / Soundcheck Live Founder) Keys
Guest Guitarists will be announced soon.
Tickets at http://www.vampdvegas.com/
Doors 8:00pm. Show 9:00pm