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February 28, 2005

The Benefit of the Motion Picture & Television Fund

Perennial "Night Before" sponsors Variety, Hewlett-Packard and Ford once again lent their support to the event in a big way. The MPTF also welcomed first-time sponsors Target, JP Morgan Chase and America Online, who added to the fun and excitement for all the guests on hand, including celebrity attendees: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Aniston, Don Cheadle, Teri Hatcher, Halle Berry, Brad Pitt, Meg Ryan, Heather Locklear & Richie Sambora, Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey, Matthew Fox, Eddie Murphy, Warren Beatty & Annette Bening, Steven Spielberg & Kate Capshaw, Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Mike Myers, Brendan Fraser, Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith, Vince Vaughn, Dustin Hoffman, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, Tim Robbins, Diane Keaton, Sophie Okonedo, Glenn Close, and many more.

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Posted by riesambo at 09:21 PM |

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The philosophy carries over to his band, which is increasingly being called upon to take one for the team. Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, one of four minority owners, has a 2 percent stake in the Soul.

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February 23, 2005


BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA is set to show off his acting skills, after making a guest appearance on an American sitcom.

The rocker, who is happily married to actress HEATHER LOCKLEAR, recently taped a guest appearance for the comedy STILL STANDING, in which he plays a character named REVEREND ROACH, reports MTV.

While the Bon Jovi website lists the KEEP THE FAITH star's episode as airing on 28 February (05), a spokesperson for the show says the episode will now air at a later date - "probably" in May (05).

22/02/2005 09:27

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(Tuesday, February 22, 2005)

* Please note the change that has been made in the RICHIE SAMBORA on TELEVISION news item. CBS's series STILL STANDING will be airing the episode featuring an appearance by Richie Sambora during May sweeps period. Tune in on Monday, MAY 23rd to see the episode featuring your favorite guitar player as 'Reverend Roach.'

* Work on the studio album continues.

* There is no tour information to share with you -- (we're not mentioning this to torture fans anxious for touring info.. .it's just that no matter how many times we say it, there's a stronghold of fans who simply refuse to take that information at face value.) Trust us, when there's real, legitimate, official, confirmed and factual tour information, you'll have it. It's not like the band will keep it a secret - they want you to be there!

* The Philadelphia Soul, the Arena Football League team which is co-owned by Jon Bon Jovi, is 4 games into their sophomore season. If you're interested in learning more about the team, please visit their official website: www.philadelphiasoul.com

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February 15, 2005

One of rock & roll's most infamous guitar slingers, Mr. Richie Sambora!

McDonald introduced the next performer: "One of rock & roll's most infamous guitar slingers, Mr. Richie Sambora!" Shirt unbuttoned to his naval, the Bon Jovi axeman fit the description. "Brian, we all love you," he said, before performing the Wilson solo song "City Blues."
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Posted by riesambo at 11:42 AM |

Yahoo! Alerts 02/14/2005

Artists literally sang Wilson's praises in a musical toast produced by Phil Ramone. Selections spanned Wilson's career, from Shelby Lynne's cover of the early Surfer Girl to Richie Sambora's take on the recent City Blues.
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February 14, 2005

MusiCares article

Chili Peppers, Backstreet Salute Beach Boys' Brian Wilson February 14, 2005

Other performers included veterans Richie Sambora; Earth, Wind & Fire; Darlene Love; Jeff Beck; Michael McDonald; Billy Preston; and Neil Young, who dedicated his moving version of "In My Room" to Brian as well as his late brothers, Dennis and Carl.

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Posted by riesambo at 08:48 PM |

February 13, 2005

Yahoo! Alerts 02/12/2005

Richie Sambora performs a 'Beach Boys' song in tribute to Brian Wilson at the Musicares 2005 Person of the Year Tribute dinner honouring Wilson in Hollywood, California February 11 ,2005. Wilson, a former member of the legendary group the 'Beach Boys' continues to compose and perform worldwide. Musicares assists musicians with financial, medical and personal needs. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Reuters - Feb 12 12:12 AM

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February 12, 2005

MusiCares 2005

20050211a.jpg20050211c.jpg HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 11: Musician Richie Sambora onstage at the MusiCares 2005 Person of the Year Tribute to Brian Wilson at the Palladium on February 11, 2005 in Hollywood, California.

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February 11, 2005


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February 10, 2005


(Wednesday, February 9, 2005)

Check this one out! RICHIE SAMBORA taped a guest appearance on the CBS sitcom STILL STANDING. Richie was on set before a live studio audience in Hollywood, California yesterday (Tuesday, February 8th) taping the half-hour show. His character is 'Reverend Roach' (don't ask - just tune in) and will be in the February 28th episode. Tune in!

Posted by riesambo at 12:27 AM |

February 09, 2005

EDMONTON SUN Entertainment news Feb 8

Canadian artists Neil Young and Barenaked Ladies have been chosen to perform at Friday night's MusiCares 2005 person of the year tribute to Brian Wilson in Los Angeles. (Toronto band Barenaked Ladies penned the tune Brian Wilson early in their career.)

Also paying homage to the one-time Beach Boys leader are Backstreet Boys, Jeff Beck, Michelle Branch, Jamie Cullum, Earth, Wind & Fire, India.Arie, Darlene Love, Shelby Lynne, Fred Martin and The Levite Camp, Michael McDonald, Billy Preston, Red Hot Chili Peppers, ?uestlove (the Roots), and Richie Sambora.

Jon Lovitz is emceeing the Palladium event on Sunset Boulevard that includes a special tribute dinner, concert and silent auction.

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February 06, 2005

THE LATEST...(Feb.4)

FINALLY... There are no details to share on the upcoming Bon Jovi album nor any touring plans. When there is information to share, it will be posted as news in a timely fashion.
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Posted by riesambo at 01:38 PM |

Yahoo! Alerts 02/05/2005

Keyword News [Richie Sambora]


* HOLLYWOOD - Founding BEACH BOYS member and composer BRIAN WILSON will be honored during music industry charity group MusiCares Foundation's 15th annual fundraiser, at the Palladium. Performers include NEIL YOUNG, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, JEFF BECK, BACKSTREET BOYS, BARENAKED LADIES, MICHELLE BRANCH, EARTH, WIND & FIRE, INDIA.ARIE, DARLENE LOVE, SHELBY LYNNE, MICHAEL MCDONALD, BILLY PRESTON, and RICHIE SAMBORA.

Posted by riesambo at 11:28 AM |