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Rock To The Rescue Concerts!!

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  • joncainfan@aol.com
    Just announced last night!!! I ll be at Cleveland. NJ I m playing around with the idea. Judy ... all ... Farner, ... at ... Entertainment, ... was ... it ...
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      Just announced last night!!! I'll be at Cleveland. NJ I'm playing around
      with the idea.

      Judy

      > For Immediate Release
      >
      >
      > ROCK TO THE RESCUE BENEFIT CONCERTS
      > IN EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ AND CLEVELAND, OH IN OCTOBER
      > TO FEATURE A HOST OF CLASSIC ROCKERS COMING TO THE AID
      > ONCE AGAIN FOR VICTIMS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH DISASTER
      >
      >
      > Bad Company, Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Jack Blades,
      > Felix Cavaliere, Mark Farner, Eddie Money, Sam Moore, Survivor,
      > John Waite, Edgar Winter And Others To Be Announced To Perform At
      > TBA Entertainment-produced "Rock To The Rescue" Benefit Concerts
      > _______________________________________________________________________
      >
      > (9-9-02 - Universal City) - "We had such a good time last year that we
      > thought we'd do it again this year," says Styx lead singer Tommy Shaw, who
      > conceived the idea for last year's Volunteers For America concerts in
      > Atlanta
      > and Dallas. "It was an extremely emotional yet rewarding experience for
      all
      > of us involved and we're looking forward to this year's Rock To The Rescue
      > concerts."
      >
      > Rock To The Rescue - which will feature such artists as Bad Company,
      > Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Jack Blades, Felix Cavaliere, Mark
      Farner,
      > Eddie Money, Sam Moore, Survivor, John Waite and Edgar Winter among
      > others --
      > will land at the Continental Airlines Arena (The Meadowlands) on Saturday,
      > October 19th and then at the Gund Arena in Cleveland on Sunday, October
      > 20th.
      >
      > Proceeds from the show at the Continental Airlines Arena - which is being
      > produced in association with Metropolitan Entertainment - will benefit the
      > Port Authority Police World Trade Disaster Survivors Fund while the show
      at
      > the Gund Arena will benefit that fund as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of
      > Fame Educational Fund.
      >
      > "Last year's concerts raised $550,000 for the Port Authority Police
      > Department and $25,000 to a few families close to our hearts that were
      > affected by the events of 9/11," states Charlie Brusco of TBA
      Entertainment,
      > the company producing the two Rock To The Rescue benefit concerts. "That
      was
      > definitely a good start but our mission is to continue the fundraising
      > efforts for the families of the victims of the September 11th tragedy."
      >
      > REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin states, "A year has passed since the
      > horrific events of last September 11th and I still cannot fully integrate
      it
      > into my life's experiences. I have watched the various televised
      > retrospectives and they are so powerfully real that they have a way of
      > overwhelming me. No matter how many times I see those images, there is a
      > part
      > of me that is as shocked and angry and sad as I was a year ago. The
      feelings
      > have not faded? Maybe they never will? The Rock To The Rescue benefit
      > concerts will let the people of New York and New Jersey and all around the
      > country know that we have not forgotten."
      >
      > Tickets for Rock To The Rescue go on sale Saturday, September 14th, at
      > 10:00am EST, at Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster
      > charge-by-phone numbers. www.tickermaster.com
      >
      > Saturday, October 19th @ Continental Airlines Arena (The Meadowlands) in
      > East
      > Rutherford, New Jersey (Presented by the Port Authority Police Department
      > Benefiting The Port Authority Police World Trade Disaster Survivors Fund)
      >
      > (Line-up not listed in order of appearance)
      >
      > · Bad Company*
      > · Foreigner*
      > · REO Speedwagon*
      > · Styx*
      > · Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees)
      > · Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals)
      > · Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)
      > · Sam Moore (Sam and Dave)
      > · Lorenza Ponce (Sheryl Crow)
      > · Survivor
      > · John Waite (The Babys, Bad English)
      > · Guest emcee to be announced
      >
      > *Performing headlining sets
      >
      >
      > Sunday, October 20th @ Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio (Presented by the
      Port
      > Authority Police Department and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
      > Benefiting The Port Authority Police World Trade Disaster Survivors Fund
      and
      > Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Educational Fund)
      >
      > (Line-up not listed in order of appearance)
      >
      > · Bad Company*
      > · Foreigner*
      > · REO Speedwagon*
      > · Styx*
      > · Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees)
      > · Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals)
      > · Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)
      > · Eddie Money (Cleveland Concert Only)
      > · Sam Moore (Sam and Dave)
      > · Lorenza Ponce (Sheryl Crow)
      > · Survivor
      > · John Waite (The Babys, Bad English)
      > · Edgar Winter (Cleveland Concert Only)
      > · Guest emcee to be announced
      >
      > *Performing headlining sets
      >
      >
      > For all further information (including specific information on The Port
      > Authority Police World Trade Disaster Survivors Fund) and interview
      > requests,
      > please contact Jeff Albright at The Albright Entertainment Group by phone
      > (818) 508-6874 or by e-mail (RockStarPR@...).
      >
      > Information on TBA Entertainment can be viewed at www.tbaent.com
      >
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