California Music Fest Combines John Bonham, Randy Rhoads, and Keith Moon/John Entwistle Tributes
Scheduled to coincide with the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants convention—the NAMM Show—the California Music Fest will present tribute concerts to Led Zeppelin drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham, Ozzie Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads, and the Who’s great rhythm section, drummer Keith Moon and bassist John Entwistle. The concerts will take place at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California—Bonzo Bash on Thursday, January 22, Randy Rhoads Remembered on Friday, January 23, and Entwistle/Moon: The Ox and the Loon on Saturday, January 24. Three-day passes to the Fest are available here. Individual tickets to Bonzo Bash can be purchased here, Randy Rhoads Remembered here, and The Ox and the Loon here:
To get a taste of what to expect at the Fest, check out these shots from previous concerts in the series. From the left: the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and show organizer Brian Tichy; Jane’s Addiction’s Stephen Perkins; Mike Portnoy of the Neal Morse Band, Flying Colors, and the Winery Dogs; and Mountain legend Corky Laing.