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Def Leppard’s Rick Allen has recruited an all-star group of rock and country musicians for an upcoming livestream to benefit musicians out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The Big Love Benefit Concert” will take place on January 23 and feature Billy Idol, Bret Michaels, Wynonna Judd, Tommy Shaw, Myles Kennedy, Allman Betts Band, Lauren Monroe, Matt Sorum and more. The livestream will be hosted on Nugs.tv for $14.99 and will kick off at 9 PM EST.

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All proceeds from the event, which also includes exclusive merch and an auction, will benefit Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund via Allen and Monroe’s Raven Drum Foundation Project Resiliency.

In a statement on the livestream, Allen said, “We endeavor on a daily basis, through our music and through our 501C3 Raven Drum Foundation Project Resiliency, to serve, educate and empower people and communities recovering from crisis. We cannot envision a more important and useful way in which to give back than this benefit concert.”

 

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