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DON DOKKEN Pays Tribute To Sandy Hook Victims With Acoustic Set In Las Vegas - "It Sickens Me That These Families Will Be Spending Christmas Without Their Kids"

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Posted on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:04:44 EST

DOKKEN mainman DON DOKKEN recently wrapped up a string of US West Coast acoustic shows including a special stop in Las Vegas which he performed to a packed house at Vamp'd. The charismatic performer played hard rock's storyteller, as weaved his magic on the audience with intriguing road stories.


Highlights of the storyteller set included his chance meeting with late BEATLE George Harrison and his recent trip to Bulgaria and visit to the bronze statue of RONNIE JAMES DIO, in which he spoke with much enthusiasm.



Don Dokken performed many of the Dokken classics including 'Into The Fire', 'It's Not Love' and 'Alone Again,' The most touching moment of the set included his special tribute to the Sandy Hook victims (Newtown, Connecticut) in which he dedicated the BEATLES hit 'Nowhere Man' to the victims.

Dokken commented: "It saddens me that in 2012, that we are still finding new ways of killing each other. It sickens me that these families will be spending Christmas without their kids."

Don Dokken's setlist:
'Into The Fire'
'Breaking The Chains'
'Just Got Lucky'
'It's Not Love'
'Yesterday'
'Nowhere Man'
'Alone Again'
'Dream Warriors'
'In My Dreams'

Check out fan-filmed footage below:








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