Those in attendance and viewing on ZINNA.TV around door time saw THE YOUNG ROYALS (full article here) starting the show at 9PM with a full set of impressive originals with a Beatles cover, “A Day In The Life“, to close out their set. The band consists of Ryan Brown On drums, Shannon Bizzy on bass, Johnny Blade on lead guitar and Eric Bradley on guitar and vocals.
Ultimate Jam Night then went on to pay tribute to Aerosmith with a evening’s worth of Aerosmith classics. Attendees around the venue were sharing their favorite Aerosmith stories, albums and songs with each other and the show itself didn’t disappoint with many great highlights.
Tracii Guns joined the UJN house band of Matt Starr, Chuck Wright, Walter Ino and Paulie Z and rocked on songs throughout the evening, playing on Toys In the Attic, Adam’s Apple, Seasons of Wither and Guns also rocked the talk box on “Sweet Emotion” with Toshi Yanagi of The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Kara Britz, Matt Starr, Chuck, Toshi Yanagi, and Paulie Z.
Other highlights of the evening included remarkable performances by Joe Retta of The Sweet and TSO, who was joined by Toshi Yanagi and Howie Simon of Nelson on guitar, Captain Chuck Wright and Clackers Kay on bass, Christopher Allis and Dan Potruch on drums and the horn section of Katja Rijckermann and Jeff Lewis as the horn section for “Same Old Song and Dance” and “Last Child.”
Members of Future Villains performed “Cryin” and “Love In An Elevator“, with a great vocal performance by Dusty Bo and great backing from the rest of the players, including FV guitarist Clay Davies, and the Katja/Jeff horn section.
Keith St. John, Stephen Mills, Jerry Best, SKID ROW‘s Scotti Hill, and Michael Martinsson performed WALKING IN THE SAND and KINGS AND QUEENS with Steve Wilson, Jerry Best, Tracii Guns, Frank Wilsey, Sven Martin, Koi Anunta performing.
The show closed with “Train Kept a Rollin” with multi-instrumentalist Walter Ino on the B3, Paulie Z on vocals, Matt Starr on drums, Chuck Wright on bass, with Tracii Guns and Scotti Hill on guitar.
JOE RETTA TOSHI YANAGI HOWIE SIMON Last Child and Same Old Song and Dance
Joe Retta, Dan Potruch, Clackers, Toshi, Howie, Katja Rieckermann and Jeff Lewis
Paulie Z, Matt Starr, Chuck Wright, Tracii Guns, Scotti Hill, Walter Ino
Cherokee, Todd Vinciguerra, Dan Spree, Yohai Portal, Walter Ino
CLAY and DUSTY from Future Villains Love In An Elevator Cryin’
SWEET EMOTION Chas West, Matt Starr, Chuck, Tracii (talk box), Toshi Yanagi, Paulie Z percussion
WALKING in the Sand KINGS AND QUEENS Keith St JOhn, Steve Wilson, Jerry Best, Tracii Guns, Frank Wilsey, Sven Martin, Koi Anunta