Featuring Apparition, Black Water Rising, Commonwealth, Enigma Machine, Palaceburn , Hammerfight, Ikillya, Kalopsia, Lethal Affection, Negative Sky, Throwdown Syndicate, Thy Will Be Done, Whiskey Time Machine and more TBA!
Ride For Dime Inc, a 501 (c) 3, charitable organization, honours the lives of guitar hero and friend, "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, Jeff Thompson, Nathan Bray, and Erin Halk. Ride for Dime has proudly given back to charities that were of interest to Darrell during his life as well as charities he would have been proud to be a part of, like Little Kids Rock, Toys For Tots, IAVA (Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans of America) and many more. Originally formed in Arlington, Texas, in 2005 by Darrell’s friends and family, the organization has now grown to having chapters nationwide. Our current chapters include: Texas, Philadelphia, Chicago,Nashville,and the UK.
We are dedicated to furthering the music education of Americas youth and supporting America's Military Veterans.
For this inaugural Northeast/Tri-State Ride for Dime, the charities being supported are Marines Care and MusiCares.
Marines Care Foundation in memory of LCPL Chris Cosgrove III Inc.will provide benevolent assistance nationwide to wounded military members those on active duty and veterans as well as their families who are experiencing hardship.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.