When Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3rd, 2012, friends and musicians immediately wondered what they could do to pay homage to one of rock’s all-time legendary and influential guitarists. The result was some of music’s most renowned artists uniting for a concert only a month and a half later (April 27th) and performing Ronnie classics throughout the evening, which will now make its official DVD release on December 10th, 2013, Concert for Ronnie Montrose – A Celebration of His Life In Music.
Recorded in San Francisco at the historic Regency Ballroom and mixed in 5.1surround sound, the DVD features performance by Ronnie’s past band members in
Additionally, Ronnie’s colleagues and people he mentored and produced over the 40 years of his career are featured as well, including Neal Schon (Journey), Ricky Phillips (Styx), Steve Smith (ex-Journey), Ed Roth, Jimmy Paxson (Stevie Nicks), Jeff Watson (ex-Night Ranger), Tesla, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer (Kiss), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), and more.
The DVD will also include interviews, bonus features, a photo gallery, and an additional set of Ronnie’s hits by an all-star band featuring Chuck Terpo,
Mario Cipollina, Tal Morris, Dave Meniketti and the members of Y&T. This was recorded and filmed at Bob Weir’s TRI Studios.
Read the rest via Eddie Trunk “CONCERT FOR RONNIE MONTROSE-A CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE IN MUSIC” TO BE RELEASED ON DVD DECEMBER 10TH.
- Concert Tribute For Rock Guitar Legend RONNIE MONTROSE Heading To DVD (blabbermouth.net)