On April 15, Higher Purpose Events hosted “Rock For Reason”, a benefit concert for The Boys And Girls Club Of Placer County. Higher Purpose Events and Pat Martin’s All Stars brought together the musical talents of the following:
* Jeff Keith, Brian Wheat and Frank Hannon of TESLA
* Jacoby Shaddix and Dave Buckner of PAPA ROACH
* Brad Lang, bassist for Y&T
* Joe Fraulob, former guitarist for the band DANZIG and DECONSTRUCT
* Jerry Woods, well-known guitarist in Northern California music circles
* Vince DiFiore, trumpet and keyboards, founding member of CAKE
* Rob Sabino, legendary keyboardist for David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and many more. Rob was a member of the band CHIC (“Le Freak”) and has written songs with Peter Frampton
* Matt Pinder, bassist for THE PINDER BROTHERS and THE KEVIN RUSSELL BAND. Matt‘s dad is Mike Pinder, former and founding member of THE MOODY BLUES
* Kelly Smith, drummer for THE FRANK HANNON BAND, and former drummer of SOULMOTOR
Video footage from the event can be seen below.
Higher Purpose Events‘ mission is to utilize its resource and event skills to put on large events that will raise money to support programs and other nonprofits benefiting men, women, and children and renew hope for a better tomorrow.