Ultimate Jam Night celebrates EDDIE VAN HALEN with MICHAEL STARR, MARQ TORIEN, MATT STARR, IRA BLACK and more; Streaming videos
Ultimate Jam Night, the long-running community-focused music show, premiered its night in honor of Eddie Van Halen on Tuesday, February 1. The party took place at his longtime home, The Whiskey A Go Go in West Hollywood, Calif.
The star-studded lineup included Steel Panther’s Michael Starr, Bulletboys’ Marq Torien, several members of David Lee Roth’s bands including Jamie Hunting, Jake Faun and Frankie Lindia (also a member of Ratt), former Megadeth member Jeff Young, Matt Starr from Ace Frehley’s band, Ira Black from Gods and Monsters and many more. It was hosted by Paulie Z., frontman of The Sweet.
Video footage, courtesy of Jessica Chase, can be viewed below.
Eddie Van Halen died in 2020 after a long illness. Recognized as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, his influence is felt around the world. His genius also extended to invention as he was awarded three patents related to guitars and the development of the now iconic 5150 amplifiers.
For more information on the show, please visit ultimatejamnight.com.
Founded in 2015 by longtime Quiet Riot bassist Chuck Wright, Ultimate Jam Night is an unrehearsed live performance of familiar songs by some of music’s biggest talents. Now in its 6th year of residency, the show is currently performing bi-weekly at Whiskey A Go Go.