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Music for Hope Concert at the Bristol Trainstation

August 05, 2014

Saturday, August 9th, 2014 — 6pm
You can make a difference by attending the Music for Hope concert. The proceeds from this event directly impact deserving cancer patients in Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee. They provide financial assistance to the patients of the Wellmont Health System, Mountain States Health Alliance as well as other referring Oncologists in our service area. With your donations to the Foundation over the past 11 years you have provided gas cards so patients can receive treatments, and attend appointments. You have provided medication to those who could not afford to purchase, but could not afford to go without. The event will be held at the Bristol Trainstation.

The Performing Artists

Clifton’s Ford

If you haven't caught this band yet, you certainly will soon. Original tunes, amazing instrumentation, and tight harmonies are just a part of the Clifton's Ford unique blend. They successfully make the crossing into pop, funky folk, indie, blues, and bluegrass (or is it 'blues-grass'?) While their style is definitely their own Clifton's Ford's music is akin to Mumford and Sons, The Avett Brothers, and Old Crow Medicine Show. Fans keep coming back for more.

Ileeana Johnson

Ileeana Johnson is a talented singer/songwriter/musician from Northern Virginia. Her expressive vocals are supported by acoustic guitar, piano and the occasional ukulele, exposing her true passion for music. Ileeana offers a blend of many different genres, with a style ranging from contemporary and classic rock to modern folk that will move you inside and out. An acclaimed artist, Ileeana regularly performs at various venues near our nation’s capital, as well as past performances in Nashville, Charlotte, and Southwest Virginia.
Visit Ileeana’s YouTube channel for more information:https://www.youtube.com/user/Ileeanamusic

Jerry Castle & the Arrivals
Jerry Castle is an American singer-songwriter from the small Appalachian town of Abingdon, VA. He’s a guy that you’re pretty sure you know. Not only does his heart shaped face, dark brown curly hair and beard make you feel like he’s an old college acquaintance that you’ve smoked a joint with back in the day but you also find yourself thinking you’ve heard his songs before, though you likely haven’t.


Tickets are $35 person and they include a Low Country Shrimp Boil, and an evening of Great Music! A Cash Bar will be available with Sodas, Water, Beer and Wine.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from Foundation Board Members; Dustin Powers, Judy Smith, Susan Blevins, Roberta Davis, Wrenda Fuller, Cathy Hopkins, DeAnna Jackson, Priscilla Jessee, Sheri Jessee, Tim Jessee, Kelley Mayden, Dr. Sue Prill, Jenny Sexton, Dr. Forrest Swan, Dr. Bernard Tisdale, Michael Warren, and Jeannie Garrett.

You may also purchase tickets at the door, but it is suggested that you make your purchases in advance.