Cross-posted from ABC News Radio
A star-studded virtual music festival called (De)Tour, which will raise money to aid artists, crew members and independent venues and promoters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place this Saturday, August 15.
The daylong event, which will be streamed at RollingLiveStudios.com starting at 1 p.m. ET, will feature performances by Ringo Starr, John Oates of Hall & Oates, Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine, Cheap Trick, ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons, Slash, Starship‘s Mickey Thomas, Ides of March/ex-Survivor member Jim Peterik, former Guns N’ Roses members Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke, and many more. Look for surprise celebrity guests to appear as well.
The event, which will be co-hosted by MTV personality Matt Pinfield, also will include appearances by famous rock photographers including Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Henry Diltz, Danny Clinch, and Lynn Goldsmith.
Editor’s Note: Renowned rock photographers Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, and Lynn Goldsmith are all current ASMP Members.