The entire lineup for the Kerry Simon benefit Simon Says Fight MSA on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center is now out and includes more rock stars and chefs, and it seems like a lineup only Simon could pull off.
Comedian and actor Bill Murray will be the emcee for the night.
Rockers Alice Cooper, Slash, Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil, Todd Rundgren, Matt Sorum, INXS's J.D. Fortune, Lisa Loeb and System of a Down's John Dolmayan join house band Sin City Sinners to entertain, performing their own hits as well as jamming with other.
On the chef side, find Daniel Boulud, Kim Canteenwalla, Wylie DuFresne, Grant MacPherson, Michael Mina, Rick Moonen, Justin Nilson, Charlie Palmer, Megan Romano, Mark Tarbell and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Some of the dishes on the menu Charlie Palmer's truffle cheese Philly steak sliders, Rick Moonen's Kona kompachi tacos and Daniel Boulud's Boudin blanc. A Simon Junk Food 2.0 display will be created by Justin Nilson. Southern Wine & Spirits will be providing all wine, spirits and beer for the event.
Funds raised at the event go to the Kerry Simon Comprehensive Clinic for MSA, which will expand on the facility's current program and create a legacy for Simon, who late last year announced he had the disease with no cure.
The VIP pre-party reception starts at 6 p.m. with the cocktail party following at 7 p.m.
A silent and live auction will take place throughout the event. Afterward, a VIP after-party follows at Simon Restaurant & Lounge at Palms Place with chefs Barry Dakake, Richard Tapia, Mark Purdy and Tammy Alana. Special guest Chris Clouse, who has performed over the years at Kerry's many restaurants, will also perform during the after party.
Tickets start at $500 for general admission into the cocktail party, while $1,000 tickets include the VIP pre-party reception with a celebrity meet and greet, access to the cocktail party, an autographed poster and entry into the VIP after-party at Simon Restaurant & Lounge. For tickets, head to www.keepmemoryalive.org.
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