March 25, 2021 – The Winery Dogs, the “supergroup” consisting of Drummer Mike Portnoy, bassist Billy Sheehan and guitarist Richie Kotzen will play a livestream concert Thursday, March 25.
Portnoy was a long time member of the Progressive Metal band Dream Theater. He played and co-produced a total of eleven albums with the band. Upon leaving in 2010 he played on Avenged Sevenfold’s 2010 album: “Nightmare.” In addition to playing with Winery Dogs, he also rejoined with Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci in Liquid Tension Experiment.
Billy Sheehan is world-renowned and sometimes referred to as “the Van Halen of bass” for using tapping techniques in his bass playing. He fronted the band Talas before becoming the bassist for David Lee Roth’s solo band after Roth’s departure from Van Halen. He also played alongside guitarist Paul Gilbert in the band Mr. Big, enjoying great success.
Kotzen has been a solo artist for many years. He also enjoyed a stint as the guitarist for the band Poison after C.C. DeVille left the band (he since rejoined.) Kotzen also played in Mr. Big, replacing Paul Gilbert. He has released over twenty solo albums, the most recent being “50 for 50” in 2020.
Information on Tickets for The Winery Dogs Livestream can be found on their website.
Enjoy the show!