On August 24th Saving K9 Lives Plus– a non-profit rescue co-founded by Jasmin Gabay Kimball and husband Bobby Kimball, the original lead singer of the band Toto– will put a song in the hearts of animal lovers by presenting a K9 Crusade Concert at Malibu Inn. Among the stars scheduled to band together for the paws cause are:
Bobby Kimball, original lead singer of Toto
Bill Champlin, former singer and keyboardist for Chicago
Danny Seraphine, Chicago’s original drummer
Jimi Jamison, former frontman for Cobra, Survivor, and the co-writer and performer of the theme from Baywatch
Glenn Hughes, singer from Trapeze and Deep Purple
Annabella Lwin, vocalist of Bow Wow Wow (“I Want Candy”)
Tamara Champlin, singer/songwriter (“Stone Cold”)
Elliot Lurie, frontman of Looking Glass, which topped the charts in 1972 with the single “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)”
Sheri Pedigo, from the Swiss rock band Gotthard
Greg Alban, a drummer who has kept the beat for The Miracles and Denny Laine
Mike Pinera, guitarist for Iron Butterfly and Alice Cooper
Buster Akrey, keyboardist and vocals for Steely Dan
Dexter Espinosa, lead singer for Union of Saints
Character actor Patrick Kilpatrick (Death Warrant, Last Man Standing, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory) will take on the role of auctioneer at the event.
Established in 2011, Saving K9 Lives Plus rescues companion animals who are facing their fate in kill shelters, have been relinquished by guardians or have dealt with abuse, neglect and abandonment. The organization also partners with other non-profit rescues to help pets in need.
Admission: $50 donation
When: August 24, 2013 Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Where: The Malibu Inn Restaurant at 22969 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California
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Photo Credit: Saving K9 Lives Plus