What an absolutely incredible night at the world-famous venue, The Fillmore, during the Dolphin Project Benefit with the legendary Kings of Chaos.
Matt Sorum and the Kings of Chaos came to our rescue. With much unfinished work in the Solomon Islands, Taiji and Indonesia, it’s imperative we can continue the good fight!” ~ Ric O’Barry
Thank you to those who contributed original entertainment memorabilia and one-of-a-kind experiences for the Dolphin Project auction, including: Metallica – signed electric guitar, Graham Nash – signed print of Joni Mitchell listening to her new album, Josh Groban – 2 VIP tickets, Laird Hamilton – 2 hour standup paddle/ocean experience, Lesley Nicol – tea and champagne, Maisie Williams – Game of Thrones Ultimate Fan Pack, Tony Hawk – signed skateboard from his personal collection, Matt Sorum – 1 hour private drum lesson, and autographed, tour-used drumhead, , Kings of Chaos – jam in a private rehearsal and signed Les Paul guitar, Slash – signed Gibson J-185 guitar, Collective Soul – signed black Fender guitar, and from Ric O’Barry himself – signed original Flipper television script.
Thank you to the A-mazing lineup of musicians who entertained a totally pumped and enthusiastic crowd, including: Slash — ‘Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver’, Sammy Hagar — ‘Van Halen’, Matt Sorum — ‘Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver’, Gilby Clarke, Duff McKagan — ‘Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver’, Billy Duffy — ‘The Cult’, Glenn Hughes — ‘Deep Purple’, Doug Aldrich –‘Whitesnake, Dio’, and ‘Myles Kennedy — ‘Alter Bridge’.
Thank you to Yoav Ben-Shushan and our friends at The Dolphin Propaganda who helped produce the event.
A special thanks to Avalon for providing ground transportation.
AND, a very special THANK YOU to all those who supported the Dolphin Project in our efforts to help dolphins worldwide. This is – and has always been – our mandate, since our inception on Earth Day, 1970. With September 1 fast approaching, heralding our return to the cove made famous by the Academy Award-winning movie “The Cove,” your support couldn’t be more needed, or appreciated.
Inspired to take action? Learn more about Japan Dolphins Day 2015 – An International Day of Action