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The Hollywood Crue Fest Returns to the Whisky A Go-Go 

I wish I was in California so I could support this great cause. Since I can't be there in person, I guess posting this release so the West Coast Glammers can go helps a little.


Since 2001, the annual Hollywood Crue Fest has been held to benefit the Skylar Neil Memorial Fund, a foundation established by Motley Crue front man Vince Neil to battle childhood illnesses.

On Saturday night, July 27th, the world famous Whisky-A-Go-Go rock club in West Hollywood, CA will host the annual Crue Fest, featuring a full day of entertainment with nine featured bands and dozens of music industry guest appearances on stage.

In honor of Motley Crue front man Vince Neil’s daughter Skylar, who passed away at the age of four from childhood cancer, fans from around the world have shown their support by arranging events to raise money toward cancer research and other childhood illnesses. Of the most notable has always been the annual Hollywood Crue Fest, which takes place on the same stage where Motley Crue found their rock and roll beginnings.

Founded, funded and developed by music promotions expert Nick Culves, the show has been a Sunset Strip feature since 2001 and has brought tens of thousands of fans to Hollywood from around the world to celebrate and take part in the event. The 2013 edition of Crue Fest will be equally as spectacular as previous years.

Club doors open at 4:30 pm, with the show starting at 5:00 pm. The bands on stage will offer hours of consistent performances, including an All-Star Jam featuring some of the hard rock industries top performers. The current line-up announcement is as follows:

Hit N Run

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Nova Rex

Marty Casey

Haunted by Heroes

Blacklist Union

Nik Kai

Valor & Vengeance

The All Star Jam featuring Gutter Boys with:

- Lizzy Devine

- Marty Casey

- Jeremy Gunns

- Chad Stewart

- Nick Kai

- Sin Quirin

- Shane Gibson

- Kevin Reye

- Toni Aleman

and other unannounced surprise guests.

Throughout the day, raffle and auction prizes will be given out including a custom designed guitar from Jesse’s Custom Designs, an Omen Solo 6 guitar from Schecter Guitar Research (autographed by Vince Neil) and a long series of packages featuring assorted rock and roll merchandise, memorabilia, autographed items and more.

Tickets are available now for pre-purchase online at with attendees picking their tickets up at the door, or simply by arriving at the gate and making the purchases directly from the ticket booth. Ticket prices are $20 per person with all proceeds donated directly to the Skyler Neil Memorial Fund.

About Hollywood Crue Fest:

Hollywood Crue Fest is an annual performance held at the West Hollywood Rock Club the Whisky-A-Go-Go. All proceeds from the annual event are directly donated to the Skylar Neil Fund.

As a professional fundraising organization, Crue Fest is sponsored by companies including Carvin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, DW Drum Workshop, Ernie Ball, ESP, Godin, Gretsch, Jagermeister, Monster Energy Drinks, Paiste Cymbals, Zildjian Cymbals and Schecter Guitar Research among others.

The annual event, and details, can be found online by visiting, or by calling organizer Nick Culves at 317-366-6650. 

About the Skylar Neil Memorial Fund:

The Skylar Neil memorial fund was founded by artist Vince Neil in honor of his daughter Skylar’s passing of childhood cancer. The fund has consistently raised both awareness and money to benefit a series of programs aimed to end childhood illnesses. Since it’s inception, the Memorial Fund has donated millions of dollars to the T.J. Martell Foundation as well as organizing multiple charity benefits.


Reader Comments (5)

Uh. No Vince Neil on the bill or is that given?
July 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKixchix

Yeah, I don't think Vince ever does the regional Crue Fest shows.
July 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAllyson
With the exception of "Haunted By Heroes" , who are Jr. High school kids that have parents in the industry & are actually pretty good, the rest of these are D-List acts that don't have much of a draw & are usually relegated to "jam night" gigs. Not a name act in the bunch.
July 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAce Steele
Whoa, not so fast -- Nova Rex's first CD trades for around $30 on Ebay. Also, the CD from them in their previous incarnation, Accelerator, titled "Welcome To The Show", trades for around $1,000!

Hit & Run are also notable.

Do you know, or did you know cats from either of those bands and did ya see 'em?
July 29, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
I'd like to go someday but money is an issue its a great cause
August 3, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdj

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