Los Angeles, CA — A special event to benefit MSFriends and Vision Works Foundation featuring legendary rock photographers and celebrity guests. This fifth annual Rock for MS benefit concert will be held at the ultra cool Key Club in Los Angeles. Celebrities, musicians and professional athletes will be joining hosts Amelia Davis (President) and Jim Marshall, one of the world’s most renowned rock music photographers and winner of the 2004 Lucie Award Lifetime Achievement in Rock & Roll Photography. This innovative and interactive event will be hosted by the Original Kings of Comedy, D.L. Hughley and Hilary Duff’s drummer Shauney Baby. Guests will be entertained with a live benefit concert performed by a very special guest with opening acts from singer/songwriter Shawn Hlookoff, Carney and the big rock sounds of Stereofix. Hollywood’s hottest female DJ, Casey Connor, takes the music into her own hands accompanied by the big trumpet sounds of Rico De Largo. Live & silent auction of hard-to-find limited edition prints from the photographers own collections, VIP hosted bar, meet & greet with celebrities, rock stars and your favorite photographers. The Jimi Hendrix Estate, in partnership with MSFriends will officially unveil their exclusive limited-edition Jimi Hendrix guitar pic necklace, available to purchase for $200.00.
100% of all proceeds benefit The VisionWorks Foundation, Inc. / MSFriends. The VisionWorks Foundation, Inc. / MSFriends Initiative is a grant and donor-supported non-profit offering the first 24/7 telephone helpline, which links people to assistance, vital information and education about the disease. MSFriends connects people in need of help with others who have learned to live and thrive with Multiple Sclerosis. MSFriends takes the next step to reaching beyond the Internet by providing a 24-hour, direct peer to peer assistance program to people with MS and their families during times of crisis. MSFriends volunteers are helping to empower and educate callers and in doing so let them know that they are not alone.