Aimed at raising funds
to help out with the songwriting legend’s medical bills.
By Blurt Staff
Okay, listen up Blurt-ers. This one’s important. If you’re
in the L.A.
area the first weekend in May, you’ll want to know it. But even if you won’t
be, consider pitching in for a good cause one way or another. Read on….
Loudon Wainwright III, Dave Alvin, T-Bone Burnett, Bill
Morrissey, Stan Ridgway and other surprise guests are gathering for three
nights–May 1,2, & 3–at McCabe’s Guitar Shop to assist fellow musician
Peter Case, a friend in need. The weekend of music is to benefit the costs of
Case’s unexpected double bypass surgery, performed in Santa Monica in January. See details, below.
Emergency open-heart surgery was not on Case’s itinerary
this winter: he had just begun a session of his popular songwriting class at
McCabe’s and was preparing to celebrate his 25th Anniversary of solo performing
there before setting off for a UK tour and parts of Europe. Instead, Case found
himself hospitalized and successfully recovering at home, however his incoming
massive hospital bills and aftercare costs remain unresolved. Case, one of
1976’s musical groundbreakers with the Nerves, the leader of the Plimsouls and
a three-time Grammy-nominated solo artist and producer, is also among the
nearly 47 million Americans who are uninsured.
“I’m glad to be alive and lucky to have such great
friends,” says Case.
All proceeds from the concert will go toward covering Case’s
expenses during hospitalization and his recovery from surgery. In addition to
the concert, Peter’s friends, fans and fellow artists established the Hidden
Love Fund to help further alleviate the burden of his medical bills. For more
information or to make a donation to the fund please visit http://www.hiddenlovemedicalrelief.com/ Further information on Case’s return to McCabe’s for his 25th Anniversary Show
will be announced soon.
MAY 1: Loudon
MAY 2: Dave
Alvin, Bill Morrissey, Stan Ridgway & special guests
MAY3: T Bone
Burnett with surprise special guests
Tickets are $50 each night
Friday May 1 and Saturday May 2 shows start at 8 p.m.
Sunday May 3 show starts at 7 p.m.
For more information contact:
For more information on Hidden Love Medical Relief contact: