The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late rock music legend, will commemorate the 10th Anniversary of his passing and the formation of the charity with an Awards Gala on February 20th, 2020.
The Awards Gala, which will take place at The Avalon in Hollywood, California will be hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk and will recognize honorees who have played a role in either Dio’s legacy or that of the charity. The festivities will begin at 6:00PM.
Confirmed to present awards to the honorees at the Gala are recording artists, legendary DEEP PURPLE vocalist/bassist GLENN HUGHES, former SKID ROW vocalist, Sebastian Bach, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Jeff Pilson of FOREIGNER, Frankie Banali of QUIET RIOT, Fred Coury of CINDERELLA, Robbie Crane of BLACK STAR RIDERS and music industry executive, Ahmet Zappa.
Eight awards named after songs written by Ronnie James Dio will be presented.