Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Billy Kernkamp at South Coast Plaza

[Billy Kernkamp. Photo By Joe Lyman]

Summer Concert at South Coast Plaza Village
Friday, August 20 from 5-10 p.m.

Presenting 2010 OC Music Award Best Live Acoustic Winner Billy Kernkamp with Barrett Johnson, Melanoid, and Justin Grennan and The Project

WHAT: South Coast Plaza Village presents a summer evening with Orange County's best up-and-coming musicians. Benefiting local nonprofit Music For A Cure, which brings the healing power of music to ill children, the concert will feature OC Music Awards recognized artists such as country/Americana singer-songwriter Billy Kernkamp (performing with a full band), folk singer-songwriter Barrett Johnson (performing with a full band), alternative rock group Melanoid, and soulful/R&B outfit Justin Grennan and The Project. The outdoor concert will have food and beverages available for sale. Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs or other easily portable seating items. There will also be a beer and wine bar for 21+.

Doors Open: 5 p.m.
Show: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ages: 18 years and up
Tickets: $5 - available at the event

WHEN: Friday, August 20, 2010 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE: South Coast Plaza Village
Corner of Sunflower and Bear (Behind Room & Board)

About Music for a Cure:

Music for a Cure is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 by a few members of Sugar Ray, in remembrance of Ryan Michael Bates who at the age of 16 lost his battle against cancer. As a result of Ryan’s illness he was unable to be physically active so he focused his attention on music. After seeing the positive impact music had on Ryan’s life it was realized that there must be thousands of children just like him who could benefit in the same manner. Therefore Music for a Cure was started and began providing children with quality musical instruments, supporting music therapists and music therapy programs at local children's hospitals.

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