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Dee Snider - Mark WeissPhotographer Mark Weiss Donates His Iconic Photos of 80s Rock Legends to Benefit Rockit Live Foundation

Legendary photographer Mark Weiss captured the 80s in all its decadent glory and has generously donated a collection of his classic photographs to benefit the Rockit Live Foundation. These limited edition photographs, signed by the artist and Weiss are being auctioned through CHARITYBUZZ November 24th through December 17th. BID NOW on iconic autographed photographs from the Decade that Rocked!

The Rockit Live Foundation, a resident program of the Count Basie Theatre’s Performing Arts Academy, is thrilled and honored to have Mark Weiss on board. His generous commitment to his community and young musicians align with our mission to help develop and inspire young Rock and Roll performers to reach their full potential through live band performance. The Rockit Live Foundation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) was established to help develop and inspire young "Rock and Roll" performers to reach their full artistic potential while also providing professional development and music scholarships. “We are grateful and honored that Mark lends his talent and support for our mission and to future generations of rock stars.” - Bruce Gallipani, Founder/Executive Director Rockit Live Foundation.

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Limited Edition Autographed Celebrity Photos by Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss - Springsteen

A pair of tickets to the sold-out LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 “Main Event” at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park, NJ, with headliners LaBAMBA’S BIG BAND featuring Southside Johnny and Gary U.S. Bonds kicks off the first of two Charitybuzz fundraising auctions benefitting the Light of Day Foundation, 15 years strong in its global battle against Parkinson’s Disease and related illnesses.

Also on Light of Day's Charitybuzz auction block are 35 limited edition, autographed, classic Rock & Roll photographs from the '70s and '80s, donated by renowned photographer Mark Weiss (who shot Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet and Twisted Sister's Stay Hungry album covers). Photo sales are moving briskly at  The auction ends Jan. 8, 2015. 

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Dee to be Honored at Music Business Association Awards

Dee SniderThe Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly known as NARM and, will celebrate chart-topping pop star and actress Ariana Grande, the record-breaking soundtrack to Oscar-winning animated film Frozen, the philanthropic work of Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, and the lifetime of creative contributions of artist Paul Rodgers at the Music Biz 2014 Awards Luncheon on May 8 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Sponsored by YouTube, the event will feature the presentation of the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award to Grande, a special Outstanding Achievement Award to the Frozen soundtrack, the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award to Snider, and the Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement to Rodgers.

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Limited Edition & Signed Rock N Roll Photographs to Benefit Lunch Break

Ozzy - Mark Weiss - Zakk Wylde

Mark Weiss - It’s time to give back with a little help from my photos!

I am often asked to donate classic rock photographs from my archives.  I would have never imagined when I was 16 and sneaking my camera into concerts that I could make a living out of it, much less help out some people in my own hometown by donating the sale of these photos three decades later.  My career as a photographer has been a dream come true, and it’s time to give back.

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Beat an End to Hunger

Courtesy of Newsday

Beat an End to HungerHarry Chapin's connection to music continues to help the food bank he founded in 1981, thanks to the "Beat an End to Hunger" initiative.

Long Island Cares Harry Chapin Food Bank's ongoing campaign gives the public a chance to help their community and own a signed, custom-framed drumhead from their favorite artists.

The drumheads currently in stock have been signed by Long Island alternative rock band Brand New, "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery, comedian Chris Tucker, Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt, Frank Beard of ZZ Top, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, British group Squeeze and country artists Eric Church and Luke Bryan.

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