Sammy Hagar announces 6th Annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert

Tom Johnston, Chad Kroeger, Lukas Nelson, Joe Satriani and more are among the performers

Sammy Hagar has announced the lineup for the sixth annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure, benefit concert on May 15th at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Artists performing at Acoustic-4-A-Cure VI include (in alphabetical order): Tom Johnston (The Doobie Brothers), Chad Kroeger (Nickelback), Lukas Nelson, Joe Satriani, Rick Springfield, Nancy Wilson (Heart) and Sammy Hagar & The Circle, featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson. Acoustic-4-A-Cure is a concert benefiting The Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 22nd at 10 am PDT via There is a four ticket limit per customer. Every ticket purchased will include one CD copy of Sammy Hagar & The Circle’s new album Space Between. Customers who redeem the CD will also receive a digital copy of the album. Ticket purchasers will receive instructions on how to redeem their copy that will be mailed to them on May 10th.

Now in its sixth year, Acoustic-4-A-Cure has quickly become one of the year’s hottest tickets, with legendary artists performing acoustic sets, epic collaborations and impromptu jams from the stages of intimate and storied San Francisco venues like The Fillmore. The benefit was created by Bay Area rock legends Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield, whose vision was to raise needed funds and awareness for the pediatric cancer research by throwing a must-see concert for fans and donating all of the proceeds to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. In past years, artists including Billie Joe Armstrong, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Jerry Cantrell, Kevin Cronin, Melissa Etheridge, Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Sammy Hagar, James Hetfield, Vic Johnson, Tommy Lee, Taj Mahal, Sarah McLachlan, Pat Monahan, Linda Perry, Chad Smith, Adam Sandler, Joe Satriani, Bob Weir, Nancy Wilson, and more have performed remarkable sets.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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