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GUEST CURATOR:
Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme, Rihanna)

Nuno and some very special guests performed a special SOUNDCHECK LIVE curated set for Act II with “Roll With The Changes” from REO Speedwagon, “UNDER PRESSURE” from QUEEN with DAVID BOWIE (with a duet from NUNO and RESTIVO, MARTY O’BRIEN on bass, COLE MARTINS on drums, plus FEKETE and FERLAZZO) “APPLAUSE” by Lady Gaga with GABBIE RAE, BILLY IDOL’s “EYES WITHOUT A FACE“, “PARADISE BY THE DASHBOARD LIGHT” by MEAT LOAF, TOM MORELLO and NUNO jammed on “COCHISE” with RICHIE KOTZEN singing, STEVE VAI performed “YANKEE ROSE” with NUNO on the bass, GLEN SOBEL on drums, and there was a huge, memorable jam at the end of the set with “VOODOO CHILD” .

Let's add Steve Vai in the mix. And yes. That's Nuno on Bass. #yankeerose @soundcheck.live @luckystrikelive

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NUNO BETTENCOURT’S GUESTS:
Steve Vai (Solo Artist, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake)
Richie Kotzen (Solo Artist, The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big)
Stu Hamm (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani)
☞ TOM MORELLO
Marty O’Brien (Lita Ford)
GabrieLa (Gabriela)
Sam Bam Koltun (Gabriela)
Heather E Lounsbury (No Duh, Blonde Day)
Jordan Ferreira (Elixer On Mute)
Cole Martins (Maria Bettencourt, 562)
Steve Ferlazzo (Avril Lavigne, DramaGods)
Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper)
Steve Fekete – (Avril Lavigne, Vertical Horizon)
Carl Restivo (Tom Morello, Satellite Party)

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SPECIAL ACT III OPENING SET – THE DRILLS:
TheRealPhilX (Bon Jovi)
Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, Chickenfoot)
Daniel Spriewald (The Drills, Phil X, Powder)

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PHOTOS ABOVE BY STEVE ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY

ACT III started with a special 4 song The Drills — PHIL X (Bon Jovi, The Drills), KENNY ARONOFF (John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, Chickenfoot), and DANIEL SPREE (The Drills, Phil X, Powder).

ACT III also included a punk set with RIKI RACHTMAN,  and NICKI TEDESCO and TINY BIUSO on drums and ACE VON JOHNSON and ALEX KANE on guitar.

For the encore…Phil X. Dan Spree. Kenny Aronoff. @soundcheck.live @luckystrikelive #hellofanight

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PHOTOS ABOVE BY STEVE ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY

ACT 1 kicked off with “BACK IN THE SADDLE” by Aerosmith and “DRIVEN TO TEARS” by The Police by the resident band of STEVE FERLAZZO (keyboards), CARL RESTIVO (vocals), GLEN SOBEL (drums), DEREK FRANK (bass), and STEVE FEKETE with BARRY POINTER on guitar.

LEAH MARTIN BROWN sang “LITTLE BY LITTLE” from Robert Plant with RANDY COOKE on drums and Fekete, Frank and Ferlazzo (sounds like a law firm..) and “HIGH ROAD EASY” from Sass Jordan with SAM BAM KOLTUN and ALEX KANE on guitar and ANNETTE FRANK, YOLANDA TOMAZ and LISA MARGAROLI on backing vocals.

BRANDON BAUMANN sang “I STOLE YOUR LOVE” from KISS and AC/DC‘s “DIRTY DEEDS”  with TINY BIUSO on drums, ELIOT LORANGO on bass, and ALEX KANE and BARRY POINTER on guitar.

RHCP’s version of HIGHER GROUNDwas performed with STU HAMM on bass CARL RESTIVO on vocals, NICK MAYBURY on guitar, FERLAZZO on keys for and were joined  by THE REDLINE HORNS horn section of JOHN MANNESS, ALEXANDER MATHIAS and RICHARD VELZEN for THE WHO‘s THE REAL ME

ACT 1 closed with the house band paying tribute to KEITH EMERSON with Emerson Lake and Palmer‘s “KARN EVIL #9“.

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Riki Rachtman (Headbanger’s Ball, Cathouse)
Ace Von Johnson (Faster Pussycat)
Randy Cooke (Smashmouth, Dave Stewart)
Alex Kane (Little Caesar, Life, Sex & Death)
Nick Maybury (Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts)
Mike Bennett – (Ritchie Kotzen, Sessions @ Sayers)

RESIDENT BAND:
Steve Ferlazzo (Avril Lavigne, DramaGods)
Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper)
Steve Fekete (Avril Lavigne, Vertical Horizon)
Derek Frank (Shania Twain)
Carl Restivo (Tom Morello, Satellite Party)

MEET THE CAST:
Brandon Baumann (Diamond Lane)
Barry Pointer (The Anatomy, Methods of Mayhem)
Anthony Tiny Biuso (TSOL, Hed PE, Doyle)
Leah Martin-Brown (Evol Walks)
Eliot Lorango (Sea Wolf, Kelly Osbourne)
Nicki Tedesco (Frantic Ginger, Tim Alexander)
Annette Frank (Generation Idol, The New Old Fashioneds)
Yolanda Tomaz (Yolanda & The Stolen Boys)
Lisa Margaroli (Linda Perry)

THE REDLINE HORNS
Jon Manness (Zahir Ashé)
Alexander Mathias (Save Ferris)
Richard Velzen (Save Ferris)

DR. TAK ITO with some of the guests:

DYLAN TORRES:

ACT I:

BACK IN THE SADDLE – Aerosmith
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)/BARRY POINTER(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)

DRIVEN TO TEARS – The Police
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)

LITTLE BY LITTLE – Robert Plant
LEAH MARTIN-BROWN(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)

HIGH ROAD EASY – Sass Jordan
LEAH MARTIN-BROWN(lv)/RANDY COOKE(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/SAM BAM KOLTUN(g1)/ALEX KANE(g2)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

I STOLE YOUR LOVE – KISS
BRANDON BAUMANN(lv)/TINY BIUSO(d)/ELIOT LORANGO(b)/BARRY POINTER(g1)/ALEX KANE(g2)

DIRTY DEEDS – AC/DC
BRANDON BAUMANN(lv)/TINY BIUSO(d)/ELIOT LORANGO(b)/ACE VON JOHNSON(g1)/BARRY POINTER(g2)

HIGHER GROUND – Red Hot Chili Peppers
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/MIKE BENNETT(d)/STU HAMM(b)/NICK MAYBURY(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

THE REAL ME – The Who
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/MIKE BENNETT(d)/STU HAMM(b)/NICK MAYBURY(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)/JON MANNESS(tpt)/ALEXANDER MATHIAS(sax)/RICHARD VELZEN(tbn)

KARN EVIL 9 – Emerson Lake & Palmer
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)

ACT II:

ROLL WITH THE CHANGES – REO Speedwagon
NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

UNDER PRESSURE – Queen
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)/COLE MARTINS(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)STEVE FEKETE(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)

APPLAUSE – Lady Gaga
GABRIELA(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/NUNO BETTENCOURT (g1)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

EYES WITHOUT A FACE – Billy Idol
NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/SAM BAM KOLTUN(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

NOTICEABLE ONES – Missing Persons
HEATHER LOUNSBURY(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/NUNO BETTENCOURT(g1)/JORDAN FERREIRA(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)

PARADISE BY DASHBOARD LIGHT – Meatloaf
NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)HEATHER LOUNSBURY(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g2)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

PLAY WITH ME – Extreme
NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/FERLAZZO(k)/CARL RESTIVO(bv)/

COCHISE – Audioslave
RICHIE KOTZEN(lv)(g3)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/MARTY O’BRIEN(b)/NUNO BETTENCOURT(g1)/TOM MORELLO(g2)

YANKEE ROSE – David Lee Roth
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/NUNO BETTENCOURT(b)/STEVE VAI(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)

VOODOO CHILE – Jimi Hendrix
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/NUNO BETTENCOURT(lv)(g1)RICHIE KOTZEN(g2)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/STU HAMM(b)/STEVE VAI(g3)/TOM MORELLO(g4)/FERLAZZO(k)

ACT III:

SUNNY DAYS – The Drills
PHIL X(lv)(g1)/KENNY ARONOFF(d)/DAN SPREE(b)

TALK YOU OFF THE LEDGE – The Drills
PHIL X(lv)(g1)/KENNY ARONOFF(d)/DAN SPREE(b)

BLACK DOG – Led Zeppelin
PHIL X(lv)(g1)/KENNY ARONOFF(d)/DAN SPREE(b)

FIRE – Jim Hendrix
PHIL X(lv)(g1)/KENNY ARONOFF(d)/DAN SPREE(b)

FREEWAY JAM – Jeff Beck
GLEN SOBEL(d)/STU HAMM(b)/NICK MAYBURY(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)

CODE BLUE – TSOL
RIKI RACHTMAN(lv)/TINY BIUSO(d)/NICKI TEDESCO(b)/ALEX KANE(g1)/ACE VON JOHNSON(g2)

BLOOD STAINS – AGENT ORANGE
RIKI RACHTMAN(lv)/TINY BIUSO(d)NICKI /TEDESCO(b)/ALEX KANE(g1)/ACE VON JOHNSON(g2)

HOUSE IS ROCKING – Stevie Ray Vaughn
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)

END OF NIGHT RESIDENT BAND JAM

I WANT YOUR SEX – George Michael
CARL RESTIVO(lv)/GLEN SOBEL(d)/DEREK FRANK(b)/STEVE FEKETE(g1)/FERLAZZO(k)/YOLANDA THOMAS(bv)/LISA MARGAROLI(bv)

NEXT WEEK:

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