Chester Bennington’s Son Jaime Making Debut Performance at ‘Strange ’80s’ Benefit
The "Strange '80s" benefit show is just over a week away, and the performance lineup for this year's event is coming together. One of the more intriguing names on this year's bill is Jaime Bennington, the son of late Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington and Talinda Bennington, who will also be on hand at the event. According to a teaser video promoting the musician's addition, this will be Jaime's performance debut.
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree musically, as Talinda Bennington shone a light on her son's desire to follow his father's passion for music last year. "Our son Jaime is as talented as his father, Chester," wrote Bennington last year, showcasing a bit of his original work and linking to Bennington's EP, Reveries 4.
This is the third year for the Strange '80s benefit, which brings together an eclectic lineup of artists to revisit music from the '80s for a good cause. Also included are 3-D production and a number of '80s film set designs. Bennington's involvement is not too much of a surprise, given that one of the charitable partners for this year's event is the Talinda Bennington-founded 320 Changes Direction organization along with Give an Hour.
This year's event will also feature Bush's Gavin Rossdale, Jane's Addiction's Stephen Perkins, Marilyn Manson guitarist Tyler Bates, No Doubt's Adrian Young, Sum 41's Frank Zummo, Velvet Revolver's Dave Kushner, Eagles of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes and Jennie Vee, Weezer's Scott Shriner, Stray Cats' Slim Jim Phantom, Filter's Johnny Radtke, Atlas Genius' Keith and Michael Jeffery, Otto's Tye Trujillo, Sugarcult's Marko Desantis, Pearl Aday, Rachel Lorin, 8MM, Supersonic's Fabrizio Rossi, Carmen and Rosie of Bones U.K., The Trash Mermaids' Scarlett Blu, Bleach, Jam Axler, Lauren Ruth Ward and Shiragirl.
This year's event takes place June 1 at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles with host Matt Pinfield. Get ticketing info here.
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