Sammy Hagar's Wabos and VH Tribute Band Hot for Teacher Announce Benefit Concert

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Mill Valley, California – June 20th,2014at 8:00PM PST – The band HOT FOR TEACHER will be performing at Sweetwater Music Hall located at 19 Corte Madera in Mill Valley, California. Proceeds of this 21+ event will be donated in support of Liza Cozad-Lauser, wife of David Lauser (drummer for Sammy Hagar’s band The Wabos). Liza suffers from a rare inoperable brain stem tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (D.I.P.G.), a cancer tumor that is typically only found in children between the ages of five and twelve years of age. A rare condition in adults, D.I.P.G. has been estimated to be diagnosed in just twenty adults over the age of twenty-one each year.

It was April of 2013 when doctors had diagnosed Liza with the inoperable, incurable, fatal brain tumor. At the time, there was an experimental drug that had shown to be safe and effective on this type of tumor, but it had not been approved by the FDA. Sweetwater Music Hall hosted Sammy Hagar and crew for the first benefit concert (Liza 1.0) which led to enough publicity and awareness that the FDA finally allowed Liza to use the medicine while it is pending final approval. She has recently begun the new treatment, and this June 2014 concert will assist in offsetting the costs associated with this terrible condition.

Liza was Sammy Hagar's first website designer and she had retired as an attorney to become a successful business owner of two Curves gyms in Marin County. At the same time, she also successfully started and managed an in-home senior care agency with over forty employees called HomeWell Senior Care. Since her diagnosis, Liza’s love of working had to be put aside while she is fighting her illness and raising awareness for others who suffer as well.

The admission for the June 2014 show is just $25.00 in advance and $30.00 the day of the event, and any other amounts donated can make a big supportive impact to the cause.

In this effort to assist in increasing community awareness about the D.I.P.G. as well as the ground-breaking medical treatment, HOT FOR TEACHER and The Wabos will play their hearts out to raise money for this important cause - as fans, as music lovers, and as friendly supporters.

HOT FOR TEACHER’s front-man Randy Monroe – who is this event’s organizer - sings from his soul while covering both the classic DLR and Sammy Hagar Van Halen styles. Guitarist Terry Lauderdale handles the lead guitar riffs with impeccable timing, flash, and flare. Percussionist professional Eddie Studebaker plays like there is no tomorrow. Bassist Jesse Scott is an accomplished bassist that has joined in for this special occasion to lend his support and talent.

For over seventeen years The Wabos have been touring with Sammy Hagar. Drummer, David Lauser, will definitely give his all on this special night. David and Sammy have had a long musical history together since 1968 and it continues strong today. Superb bassist Mona Gnader blows away the fans with her solid skills and harmony vocals. Guitarist Vic Johnson conquers the riffs of Sammy’s entire career with ease and amazes the crowds every time.

This is a show that all rock fans will surely enjoy. The awesome Tim Jeffreys of 107.7 the Bone will be emceeing for the night with Special Guest Appearances planned, and rare All-Star Jams will occur! There will be a Raffle and Silent Auction of items that any Marin citizen, Bay Area resident, rock connoisseur, or collector will crave! Please mark your calendar so as not to miss this event! It will be a rockin’ good time for a great cause!

Fans are encouraged to visit Liza’s website at to voice encouragement, and cards and letters of support can be sent to the following address:
David & Liza Cozad-Lauser
936B Seventh St. #235
Novato, CA 94945

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Please Contact Randy Monroe for more information: (925)969-0808 or

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