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Benefit Sat Aug 14 2010

From Punk To Funk: A Benefit For Matthew Leone 8/17 @ Reggie's Rock Club

Like it or not, if you are a music minded person in Chicago, you are a part of the local music community. How involved one is and how they participate varies on the individual. However, when there is a crisis involving a member, the community will assemble and find a way to give support.

Your community is calling to help Matthew Leone, the Madina Lake bassist who suffered horrific trauma after he heroically intervened in a domestic abuse situation where a woman was being beat by her husband last month. Matthew was able to stop the assault, but was then attacked himself so severely that he required two brain surgeries and now faces mounting medical bills.

A benefit called From Punk To Funk will be held this Tuesday, August 17th at Reggie's Rock Club. The event includes a massive line up and starts with a free buffet! All proceeds go to The Matthew Leone Fund through Sweet Relief Musician Fund, a non-profit that provides financial assistance to musicians during intense times of need. The benefit is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. If you can't make the show, you can make a donation to the fund at the From Punk To Funk Website.

Doors are at 6. Reggie's Rock Club is located at 2109 S. State St. (312) 949-0121.

 
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