Legends rock, raise funds for St. Jude

Memphis, Tennessee, October 29, 2015

Robby Krieger performing with Orianthi and Richie Sambora

Photo by Jill Jarrett

The eighth annual Scott Medlock – Robby Krieger Invitational & All-Star Concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital surpassed all expectations, raising more than $500,000 — a record-breaking total thanks to 250 golfers and nearly 1,000 attendees.

The October 5 event, which featured a golf tournament and rock concert, was hosted by Scott Medlock, an internationally renowned sports artist, and Robby Krieger, legendary guitarist for The Doors.

Held at the Moorpark Country Club in Moorpark, California, the event was presented by Microsemi and Monster Energy. The program featured St. Jude patient Christian and his mother as well as Richard  Shadyac Jr., president and CEO of ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. James Peterson, CEO of Microsemi, was the event’s honoree.

The course was filled with celebrity golfers, including Adrian Young of No Doubt, Kenny Gradney of Little Feat, Robert Hays of Airplane, John O’Hurley of General Hospital, Debbe Dunning of Home Improvement, Leyna Nguyen of TV channel KCAL-9, and actors Kato Kaelin, Devin DeVasquez of The Bay, and Stephen Bishop of Being Mary Jane. Golfers had the opportunity to take aim at hole-in-one prizes and bid on golf packages.

After the golf tournament was complete, The 19th Hole party began, featuring golf awards, food from local restaurants like Mastro’s Steakhouse and Café Firenze, and entertainment from the band AEB.

The evening concluded with the All-Star Concert. Krieger performed with Jack Black of Tenacious D, guitarist Orianthi, Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi, Terri Nunn of Berlin, drummer Danny Seraphine of Chicago / CTA, Jake Hays of Maudlin Strangers, Sebastian Bach of Skid Row, Brett Scallions of Fuel, Ronn Moss of Player, Steve Molitz of Particle, David Sikes of Boston, and music artists Ray Goren, David Vanacore, Patrick Lamb, Phil Chen, Dave Brock, Ty Dennis, Johnny Lang, Kit Potamkin and Gary Mule Deer.

Additional sponsors were A La Maison, Waste Management, Jakks Pacific, Hyatt, Vista Auto, Vanacore Music, Hyundai and Glendale Harley Davidson.