The lineup for the second annual Strange 80s 2 concert at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles features a massive list of music and TV stars gathering to cover timeless 1980s pop and rock hits for a good cause.
The Oct. 12 show will feature performances from David Hasselhoff, Vine star Brittany Furlan, Jesse Hughes (Eagles of Death Metal), Tom Payne (The Walking Dead), Stacey Dee (Bad Cop/Bad Cop), Jinxx & Jake Pitts (Black Veil Brides), Chelsea Talmadge (Stranger Things), Mike Diva, Savannah Outen, Ali Spagnola, Candace Lowry, Bleach and many more.
They join a lineup of acts that includes: comedians Marc Maron and Dean Delray, Adrian Young (No Doubt), Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy), Corey Taylor (Slipknot), Derrick Whibley & Frank Zummo (Sum 41), Gary Holt ( Slayer), Scott Ian & Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Jaret Reddick (Bowling for Soup), Chris Kirkpatrick (*NSYNC), Jennie Vee (Eagles of Death Metal), Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver), Dan Konopka (OK Go), Marko Desantis (Sugarcult), Richard Patrick & Johnny Radtke (Filter), John 5 (Rob Zombie), Noodles (The Offspring), Tye Trujillo (Otto), Slim Jim (Stray Cats), Kristopher Roe (The Ataris), Telle Smith (The Word Alive), Linus (Hollywood) and The Regrettes.
The event will also include a gallery of 1980s video games and chances to interact with some of the artists, as well as go head-to-head with them in game competitions that will be screened inside the venue during set change-overs. Tickets are available here.
All proceeds from the event will go to 320 Changes Direction, the nonprofit started by Talinda Bennington, the wife of late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, to help those suffering from mental health issues, depression and addiction. You can also bid on special meet-and-greets here through Charitybuzz, and fans at the show will be able to bid on donated items and experiences, including rare ’80s film props, guitars and a Ducati motorcycle.
Last year’s Strange 80s show featured Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard, as well as Tenacious D, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Sarah Silverman and members of OK Go, Taking Back Sunday, Velvet Revolver, Steel Panther, Filter, Anberlin and Goldfinger, among many others.