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post October 26, 2023

People Magazine: Zac Hanson Is Offering a Custom, ‘Fully Produced’ Song to Winning Bidder of Charity Auction (Exclusive)

Ok, so we all have to admit that THIS is a pretty unique and fantastic item for our Raven Drum Foundation 12 Drummers Drumming charity auction… Zac Hanson has donated a custom song produced just for the auction winner! Zac will work with the winner to collaborate and write, produce, and record it. Awesome!

Bid now at drummers.givesmart.com

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post August 30, 2023

Forbes Magazine: Drinking A Proper Cup Of Tea With Def Leppard’s Rick Allen

Few rock musicians are better qualified to talk about the intersection of music and healing than Rick Allen, drummer of Def Leppard.

Few rock musicians are better qualified to talk about the intersection of music and healing than Rick Allen, drummer of Def Leppard.

The band’s album ‘Pyromania’ was selling millions of copies in the U.S. and their videos were all over MTV when in 1984 he lost his left arm in a car crash. His bandmates famously stood by him and he remained in the group — retraining himself with new techniques and a customized electronic drum kit. Allen’s Raven Drum Foundation now helps other survivors of trauma. I spoke with Allen about the power of drum circles, drinking tea with AC/DC’s Bon Scott and the music he is most proud of making.

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post August 2, 2023

Thank you!

Thank you to all who were able to join Lauren and the rest of us on her recent East Coast tour. 🙏✌

Thanks everyone for coming out! Our friends at #citywinery always make us feel so welcome. We love you Boston, New York and Philadelphia!!
Special shout out to Steven Stambaugh. ✨
And thank you to our Raven Drum Foundation donors who made so many generous donations to support veterans and first responders!
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post July 30, 2023

The Mountain Rhythm Reset!

Mountain River Reset
In support of our Raven Drum Foundation, Lauren Monroe & I will be co-hosting a special event this September: The Mountain Rhythm Reset! Bid now through August 10th at Charity Buzz to be able to join us in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming on September 21-23 as we connect with empathy, build resilience, and reimagine community with legendary drummers and musicians, inspiring military veterans, and innovative thought leaders.
Included in the event are beautiful accommodations, the great outdoors, fireside chats, one-of-a-kind drum circles, and yoga & mindfulness exercises – all on top of the transformational programming and speakers that are lined up.
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post July 29, 2023

Storytelling and Music to benefit Raven Drum Foundation

Not busy on September 9th/10th? Then join me in Healdsburg, CA for some fantastic charity fundraising events! Raven Drum Foundation is joining up with Chateau Diana Winery to present a special afternoon of storytelling and music. The concert event is on the 9th where you can join us for food, drinks, a silent auction, and then a live performance featuring my wife Lauren Monroe, myself, and special guests.

Those who would like to donate at the VIP level can also join us the next morning (the 10th) at 10am with a reserved seat at our Healing Drum Circle. It will include celebrity guest drummers Alvin Taylor and Franklin Vanderbilt along with first responders, victims of the Tubbs fire, and additional special guests! Drums will be provided as well as a Meet & Greet opportunity with Lauren & I. Plus we’ll have a brunch reception after the drum circle. Hope to see you there! Limited tickets are available now: http://chateaudshow.givesmart.com/

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post July 11, 2023

Happy to be back “home” in the USA again

Happy to be back “home” in the USA again as we get a little break from the Def Leppard tour – but those of you on the East Coast can catch me live this coming week on tour with my wife Lauren Monroe! July 17-19 in Boston, NYC, and Philly. More info and tickets at: https://laurenmonroe.com/tour/

Raven Drum Foundation is once again sponsoring a program that will enable Veterans to attend these July shows for free. If you can’t make it yourself, send a Vet instead! 💜💜💜 Learn more at https://sponsoraveteran.givesmart.com
7/17 City Winery Boston – Boston, MA
7/18 City Winery NYC – NYC, NY
7/19 City Winery Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA

See you there! ✌
Happy to be back "home" in the USA again
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post June 19, 2023

Charity Auction

It’s almost the end of this fantastic charity auction – bidding closes on Wednesday, June 21st! Check out these 6 dates in August where you and a buddy can see an awesome concert and, if you’d like, meet me before the show. Plus you get a drumhead that Tommy Lee and I autographed – and we’ll even put you up in a hotel for the night! Get those bids in now! 🤘💜✌

Only TWO days left until the official start of summer! Do you have your concert plans set?! BID NOW for the chance to get up close and personal with Thunder God Rick Allen and for the chance to ROCK with Def Leppard, Motley Crue & special guest Alice Cooper in one of 6 cities this August – Syracuse, Columbus, Fargo, Omaha, Tulsa, or El Paso. One hotel night close to the venue is also included! All proceeds to benefit Raven Drum and programs to serve Veterans, First Responders, and Trauma Survivors. Bidding closes 6/21/23 so don’t wait! We also have a Godsmack with Staind show up for grabs for Southern California shows with a signed pair of sticks from Shannon Larkin. Please visit summertour.givesmart.com to register.
Summer Tour!
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post June 1, 2023

Summer Tour!

I’d love to meet some of you in person this August at a Def Leppard show! Check out these fantastic packages that Raven Drum has up for auction. You get a pair of tickets, a chance to say Hi before the show, a drumhead signed by Tommy and me – and we’ll even put you up in a hotel near the venue! Bid now through June 21st. ✌🤘🙏

Summer Tour!
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post May 25, 2023

Live on tour this July with my wife Lauren Monroe!

Hey USA East Coast! You can catch me live on tour this July with my wife Lauren Monroe! July 17-19 in Boston, NYC, and Philly. More info and tickets at: https://laurenmonroe.com/tour/
Raven Drum Foundation will once again sponsor a program that will enable Veterans to attend the July shows for free. If you can’t make it yourself, send a Vet instead! 💜💜💜 Learn more at https://sponsoraveteran.givesmart.com

  • 7/17 City Winery Boston – Boston, MA
  • 7/18 City Winery NYC – NYC, NY
  • 7/19 City Winery Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA

You can also catch Lauren at Los Angeles Fleet Week this weekend! She’ll be at the main EXPO stage Sunday, May 28th from 5-6 PM for a healing hour of music. Get there early! More details here: https://lafleetweek.com/event/live-entertainment-lauren-monroe/

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post April 21, 2023

Thank You All!!!

Thank you all so very much for all of your love and support over the last month. I am still recovering and getting my mind and body ready for the upcoming Def Leppard tour. Just wanted to say hi and let you know, There Will Be Rock!

Rick Allen