Gilby Clarke, Deryck Whibley (Sum 41) and Noodles (Offspring) were among the guests at the 2nd Annual Bowling with Bunnies at Lucky Strike in Hollywood.

Playboy Bunnies strolled the lanes at Lucky Strike, while blazing hot rock and roll lit the stage at the 2nd Annual Bowling with Bunnies to benefit the L.A. Regional Food Bank.

Musical guests included ToddsPlanet, Sum 41’s frontman Deryck Whibley and the Happiness Machine, Frankie Clarke, Noodles (Offspring), Steve Ferlazzo (Avril Lavigne), Mark DeSantis (Sugarcult) and a special surprise appearance from Gilby Clarke (Guns ’n’ Roses.)

Todd Morse’s band ToddsPlanet, were house band for the evening. Gilby Clarke’s daughter Frankie started off the night with a set of rock and roll featuring her cover of the Nick Gilder classic “Hot Child in the City.”  ToddsPlanet follow with a set that included The Clash’s “Stand By Me,” and an original song “I Wanna Be Your DJ.”  Then Gilby Clarke took the stage, joining ToddsPlanet for a cover of “Last Dance with Mary Jane,” and taking lead vocals on “It’s Only Rock and Roll,”  with Noodles from Offspring joining in on guitar.

Next followed a high energy set from Sum 41’s frontman Deryck Whibley and his new band the Happiness Machine.  And the ToddsPlanet returned to the stage for a final set, where they played the Rolling Stones “Bitch,” and “Honky Tonk Woman.”

Charity perks included bowling a set with one of a dozen Playboy Playmates for $100.  There was also VIP access to the hidden backroom, and a silent auction for some awesome swag, all to benefit the L.A. Regional Food Bank. 

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Kathy is a freelance concert photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Kathy started photographing bands in the early 80s, where she was a fixture on the L.A. rock scene. She returned to concert photography in 2011, starting Wicked Goddess Photography. She is editor-in-chief of Spice of Wickedness, and regularly contributes content to several sites, including Loudwire, Diffuser, and Find Your Seen. Kathy can be found on twitter @wickedgoddess.

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