Soundcheck Live Presents Toys For Tots at Lucky Strike Live
benefiting the Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots with special performances by Gilby Clarke (Guns n Roses), Chris Wyse (Ace Frehley/The Cult), Sean Winchester (Everclear) and more. It was a fun filled night giving back with incredible live music and a raffle with signed KISS memorabilia by Gene Simmons

+ Signed KISS photo book by Gene Simons

+ Signed KISS toy of Gene Simmons by Gene Simmons

+ Signed KISS CD’s by Gene Simmons

+ Vintage, limited-edition KISS apparel

+ Framed and signed photos of Nuno Bettencourt

+ Framed and signed photos of Gilby Clarke

+ Framed and signed photos of Nita Strauss

+ Signed drumhead by Hollywood Vampires and Sammy Hagar

+ Signed Monster Energy Guitar

+ Bose Bluetooth Speaker

A special edition and holiday celebration of Soundcheck Live! at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood was held to benefit Toys for Tots and started off with high energy as the fans rallied up in line to get raffle tickets to win one-of-a-kind signed merch, limited edition gear from elite members in the music industry such as Gene Simmons and Gilby Clarke. The night started strong with a lineup of all-star talent and killer tunes with Guest Curators Barry Pointer & Ace von Johnson with the debut of Pointer’s new original project, “The Anatomy.”  During their performance, special guest  Ricky “Hollywood” Gordon provided an amazing display on the tambourine that will surely go down as a musical highlight of 2016.

The night continued with a presentation from 3 Marines who took the time to participate to the resident band’s rousing renditions of hit songs and Todd Morse of The Anatomy ending the night on stage. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Toys for Tots wants to help less fortunate children experience the joy of Christmas. They to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children.

Over the last year, Lucky Strike Live’s Wednesday nights in Hollywood have become a hot spot for the music industry with special guests such as Sebastian Bach of Skid Row, , Phil X of Bon Jovi, Billy Sheehan, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Gilby Clarke of Guns N Roses, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Jackson Browne and many more, gracing the stage for impromptu performances. With the launch of SOUNDCHECK LIVE, the new night expands Lucky Strike Live’s music format into three riveting acts including Meet the Cast, Guest Curated and ending with an ‘All Together Now’ jam session.


Wednesday, December 21st Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Event at Soundcheck Live

Toys for Tots aims to deliver a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters through a new toy at Christmas and that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. 

Steve Ferlazzo – Avril Lavigne, Dramagods
Glen Sobel – Alice Cooper
Carl Restivo – Tom Morello, Satellite Party
Derek Frank – Shania Twain

Barry Pointer – Methods of Mayhem
Ace Von Johnson – Faster Pussycat

along with members of new band “The Anatomy”
Todd Morse – The Offspring, Juliette & The Licks, Toddsplanet
Jason Womack – Fuel, Juliette & The Licks
Kemble Walters – ÆGES
Sean Winchester – Everclear, Bow Wow Wow

Gilby Clarke – Guns & Roses, MC5, Heart
Ricky Warwick – Thin Lizzy, The Fighting Hearts, Black Star Riders
Michael Grant – LA Guns, The Assassins
Marko DeSantis – Sugarcult, The Ataris
EJ Curse – Gilby Clarke, Silent Rage
Shawn Duncan – Odin, DC4, former Bulletboys
Johnny Martin – LA Guns, Adler, Frankie & The Studs

Chris Wyse – Ace Frehley, The Cult, Owl
Scot Coogan – Ace Frehley, Blue Man Group
Eric Bradley – The Young Royals, Jerry Cantrell Band, Levinhurst
Tony Palermo – Papa Roach
Ashes – DevilDriver, Static X
Michael Bluestein – Foreigner
Heather E Lounsbury – No Duh, Blonde Day
Mark Mackay – Solo Artist

Julia Lage – Ritchie Kotzen, Kicking Harold
Jake Michael Hayden – Missing Persons, Ryan Cabrera
Matt Hankle – Soul Asylum, Knee High Fox
Stephen Mills – Jack Russell’s Great White, Alley Cats
Dre DiMura – Evol Walks, Dee Sinder, Joe Lyn Turner
Joe Augello – Robin Thicke, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Hudson
☞ Matt Fuller – Puddle of Mudd
Jude Crossen – Solo Artist
Electra Barakos – Electra
Justin Smolian – Danny Mercer, Yogi Lonich
David Miller – Highland Horns
Fabio Santana De Souza (Highland Horns)


Lucky Strike Live – Hollywood  6801 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Self-parking is available in the Hollywood & Highland Garage located off Highland.

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