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Farm Rock Nashville Photos Slaughter, Vince Neil, Tom Keifer

Farm Rock

This past   June 3rd and 4th Marathon Music Works hosted the first annual Farm Rock Nashville.      Farm Rock hosts events across the country currently in Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta, Oklahoma and Phoenix .  

Friday Night

Friday night’s lineup featured  Tora Tora , John Corabi , The Nelson Brothers,    Slaughter and Tom Keifer .  The  crowd was treated to sets from all the bands performing.  all your favorite hits from the 80s and 90s. John Corabi performed an accoustic set on Friday and an electric set on Saturday.      Nashville resident Mark Slaughter’s first home town show in nearly a decade. the crowd loved every minute of their set packed with  favorites like Up All Night, Burning Bridges,   and the MTV  HIt Fly To The Angels. Tom Keifer closed the night out with   amazing show. again full of all the crowd favorites like Shake Me, Nigt Songs, Don’t Know What Ya Got Til It’s Gone ,  Ggypsy Road and crowd sing along cover of Prince’s Purple Rain.

Saturday Night

Saturday’s lineup included another lineup full of great retro 80s rock that included sets from Killer Dwarfs , Nashville’s own Thee Rock ‘ Roll Residency which included a guest appearance by Nashville resident Chuck Garric of Alice Cooper and Beasto Blanco . They were follwed by rockin sets from John Corabi, Hollywood’s Faster Pussycat , Vixen , Kix , and a festival ending performance from Vince Neil of legendary rock band Motley Crue who’s set included fan faves like Home Sweet Home, Wild Side, Dr feelgood, Girls Girls Girls, Dont Go away Mad and More.

It was great to see so many people come out both days to enjoy  good old  rock and roll.   Nashville the city is growing   every day, we are no longer   ” that country city”.  more and more artists from the rock world taking residence here.  many of the performers this weekend are residents including Tom Keifer , Mark Slaughter, john Corabi  , nelson and   Chuck Garric. Our rock and metal scene is quickly growing bigger with events like Thee Rock n roll residency . which has seen guests including Robin Zander  , Rex Brown  , dave Elefson  , Halestorm, Whitesnake,  and   more.

 you can view a gallery full of images here: Farm Rock Nashville 2016 photos Chad Lee Photography

All images (C) Chad Lee Photography – for press, media, licensing use or to inquire about custom prints contact me   at


A few samples from the weekend

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Some great video footage from the wekeend has also been posted by fans as well

Slaughter –  SLaughter Fly To The Angels Live Farm Rock Nashville

Kix – Kix Dont Close Your Eyes Farm Rock Nashville

I filmed this one – Faster Pussycat Cathouse Farm Rock Nashville

John Corabi – John Corabi Hooligans Holiday Farm Rock Nashville


RIDE FOR DIME NASHVILLE performers Slaughter photos from Louisville 8-20 online

Headed up to Lousiville kentucky last Thursday night, August 20th with my mom and Ride For Dime team member Jennifer McKell to see our friends in Slaughter perform at Cardinal Stadium at the Kentucky State Fair. This also happened to be the 49th birthday of friend and brother , late guitar hero Dimebag Darrell, to which Mark dedicated Fly To The Angels to that evening. As Always, the guys hit the stage swinging right out of the gate with The Wild Life, and blasted through a non stop set of high energhy hits like Burnin Bridges, Up All Night, Eye To Eye, Fly To The Angels and more.

Slaughter along with Great White and Nashville’s Big Rock show will be performing as part of the 4th annual RIDE FOR DIME Nashville at Marathon Music Works Friday October 16th. All proceeds from this event benefit Ride For Dime charities, including Nashville Animal Rescue Proverbs 12:10 , Rock Against Ms, Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Of America and Ronnie James Dio Stand up And Shout Cancer Foundation. in 2014 RFD donated $5000 to the IAVA, Over $3000 to proverbs and we collected nearly a ton of food for them. We are growing and expanding every year.

Tickets for this years event are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. We have a VERY limited number of VIP packages left still for $120 that includes

VIP laminate, limited edition Affliction Ride For Dime event shirt, autographed event poster by all bands and guests, meet and greet with all bands and photo op, and gift bag with goodies from all of our sponsors !

Each advance ticket buyer will be entered in to a raffle to win a guitar signed by SLAUGHTER AND GREAT WHITE !

tickets can be purchased here: ride for dime nashville tickets – even if you cant attend you can purchase a ticket as a donation !

you can view photos from the Louisville show and others here: slaughter live photos

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