Celebrities Rock ’N’ Roll With Band From TV
Stars from television’s Heroes, Desperate Housewives, House, to take stage Feb. 22
San Bernardino County, Calif. (January 28, 2009) - Celebrities from Band from TV are scheduled to rock the Auto Club Speedway Opportunity, California FanZone Stage for the West Coast Premiere of NASCAR – the Auto Club 500 on Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 11am PDT.
Members of Band From TV (http://BandFromTV.org) include a powerhouse of well-known and acclaimed actors including: Greg Grunberg (drums) and Adrian Pasdar (guitar) both from the NBC hit Heroes; James Denton (guitar), currently starring in the ABC hit Desperate Housewives; Bob Guiney (vocals), who appeared on The Bachelor and is currently seen on TLC's Date My House and Jesse Spencer (violin) currently starring in the FOX hit House.
"We are so excited to feature Band From TV at our Opportunity, California FanZone Stage,” said Auto Club Speedway president Gillian Zucker. “Not only will Southern Californians experience the thrill of a live NASCAR race, but also a full weekend of live entertainment including a musical performance from Hollywood celebrities- an experience you can only get here at Auto Club Speedway!”
With almost two million dollars raised thus far through various performances that include The TV Guide Emmy Party, special concerts for Netflix, Ford and Docker’s, appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and American Idol Gives Back, shows at The Mohegan Sun Casino and The Comedy for a Cure, Band from TV takes great pride in that fact that they donate every single cent of profit to charity. Greg Grunberg supports the Epilepsy Foundation of America, James Denton works with Donate Life, Bob Guiney supports The Art of Elysium, Adrian Pasdar works with The Rush Epilepsy Center, and Jesse Spencer supports The Indiana University-Kenya Partnership. While all talented actors, the band is truly about celebrating music, living the rock and roll dream and having fun while supporting worthy causes.
The Band recently released “Hoggin All the Covers” a CD/DVD produced by Generosity Records, LLC and sold exclusively through Amazon.com The DVD/CD features live performances of 13 classic rock n’ roll hits such as “Piece of My Heart,” “Pink Cadillac,” and “The Letter.” Shot in a state of the art High Definition facility in front of a live audience, the concert DVD includes never before seen footage of rehearsals, candid moments amongst the band members, exclusive interviews and information on the array of charities that will benefit from the project.
About Auto Club Speedway
Don’t miss out on the West Coast Premiere of NASCAR, the Auto Club 500 on February 22, 2009. See the biggest stars of NASCAR including Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon, and Juan Pablo Montoya as they reach speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. NASCAR racing is a full day of excitement and entertainment that includes sponsor displays, live musical entertainment, great food and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the Speedway’s fan amenities, including new escalators, shade structures and misting zones, souvenir shopping and Apex by Wolfgang Puck. To purchase tickets for the Auto Club 500 weekend call 800-944-RACE (7223), or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com for more information.