Bret Michaels To Join A Rocking Celebration

GRAMMY Foundation's annual Music Preservation Project event to explore the evolution of live concert performances
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    Bret Michaels
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    Steve Vai
  • Photo: Dr. Billy Ingram/
    Shelby Lynne
  • Photo: John Shearer/
    Beverly McClellan
January 26, 2012 -- 3:55 am PST

(For a complete list of 54th GRAMMY Awards nominees, click here.)

The GRAMMY Foundation has announced rock icon and philanthropist Bret Michaels as the closing performer for One Night Only: A Celebration Of The Live Music Experience — the 14th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Music Preservation Project — to be held Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.

One Night Only: A Celebration Of The Live Music Experience will explore the history and evolution of live concert performances and celebrate the various and invaluable contributions of those events, the key players behind them, and their influence on the American cultural landscape. The event will feature live musical performances and archival footage.

Co-hosted by television personality Sharon Osbourne and GRAMMY-winning guitarist Steve Vai, performers will include GRAMMY winner Shelby Lynne; Marc Martel, Queen Extravaganza contest winner; and Beverly McClellan, season one finalist on NBC's "The Voice." Previously announced performers include GRAMMY winners Robert Cray, Jonny Lang and Mavis Staples; current GRAMMY nominees Dave Koz and Ledisi; and A Fine Frenzy, the Colburn Orchestra and Tyrese. The evening's musical director will be Darrell Brown, songwriter/producer, Recording Academy Trustee and GRAMMY Foundation Board member.

General admission tickets are $25 per person. For tickets and information, click here, or contact 323.908.0607.

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