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Joe Bonamassa, Don Felder and Orianthi headline inaugural Gibson and Guitars4Vets Rock to Remember concert

Joe Bonamassa performs on stage as part of his British Blues Explosion tour, special tribute tour to Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page at the Old Royal Naval College on July 7, 2016 in Greenwich, England
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In honor of Veteran’s Day, Gibson’s charitable arm Gibson Gives has teamed up with Guitars4Vets to launch the inaugural Rock to Remember virtual concert.

Rock to Remember will be hosted by Jared James Nichols and feature all-original performances from more than 20 artists across the U.S, among them Don Felder, Joe Bonamassa, Phil X and The Drills, Orianthi and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger.

Also on the bill are Big & Rich, Travis Denning, Lee Roy Parnell, Meghan Patrick, Tesla’s Frank Hannon with JT Loux Band, Jimmy Vivino and Friends, Meghan Linsey and Tyler Cain, Honey County, Bones Owens, Nick Perri and the Underground Thieves, Laine Hardy and more.

Additionally, a handful of U.S. veteran graduates of the Guitars4Vets programs will be featured performing their original songs.

Gibson Gives and Guitars4Vets have teamed up for the Rock to Remember virtual concert

(Image credit: Gibson)

The artists join Gibson Gives and Guitars4Vets to raise funds to provide music programs for returning US military veterans afflicted with PTSD. 

Rock to Remember will livestream in its entirety today, November 11, at 7:30 PM CST simultaneously on Gibson Facebook (opens in new tab) and LiveXLive (opens in new tab).

Fans can contribute directly at the Guitars4Vets music program (opens in new tab) website or by texting a donation to “G4V” 707070.

For more information, head to Guitars4Vets (opens in new tab) and Gibson Gives (opens in new tab)

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.