SIRIUS XM is bringing an All-Star Lineup from Hair Metal’s heyday to Irvine Meadows Amphitheater on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th 2016.
With 20+ acts scheduled to perform, the vibe of the Sunset Strip is once again alive and well.
The event, being headlined by VINCE NEIL, also includes BRET MICHAELS, KIX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SLAUGHTER, LITA FORD, FASTER PUSSYCAT, LA GUNS’ PHIL LEWIS & TRACII GUNS, VIXEN, BRITNY FOX, BULLETBOYS, LOUDNESS, JUNKYARD, PRETTY BOY FLOYD, BANG TANGO, VAIN, TUFF, ODIN, CIRCUS OF POWER and GABBIE RAE…
VINCE NEIL: “I can’t wait to perform back in SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, where it all started for me. This is a big kick-ass event and I’m gonna pull out all the stops on this one. What a great lineup, in a great venue … see you in SEPTEMBER. Be there!”
The event is being hosted by HAIR (TRUNK) NATION’s own EDDIE TRUNK.
EDDIE TRUNK: “I’m truly honored to host the first-ever HAIR NATION show. As a lifelong fan, friend and supporter of so many of these bands on radio and TV, it’s great to see them have their own event to celebrate their decades of great music.”
SIRIUSXM will broadcast performances, as well as backstage interviews with artists, on the HAIR NATION channel, via satellite on channel 39 and through the SIRIUSXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The broadcast will air the weekend of SEPTEMBER 24th.
General Admission and VIP tickets went on sale FRIDAY, APRIL 22nd at 10a (PT) via www.HairNationFest.com and start at $15 (plus fees).
Two lucky unsigned bands will have the chance to play at SIRIUSXM’s HAIR NATION FESTIVAL via a HAIR NATION FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS, held WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17th at the WHISKY A GO-GO in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA. The grand prize winner will open the main stage, and the runner up — as chosen by host EDDIE TRUNK and other celebrity rock judges — will open the second stage at the HAIR NATION FESTIVAL. Bands can apply for a chance to play by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org by JUNE 17th. The shows are being produced by LIVE NATION and SYNERGY GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT.
Said LIVE NATION Pres. Booking LOS ANGELES RICH BEST: “We’re excited to be able to bring some of the defining rock artists of the ‘80s and ‘90s back to the outdoor amphitheater setting of IRVINE MEADOWS for the second year in a row.” (Referring to last year’s CATHOUSE LIVE show)