Rockin' for a Cause

March 12, 2010
Bands on the Bay to benefit Kennedy Krieger's Sturge-Weber Center

Baltimore, MD - Families will be rockin' and rollin' on the Chesapeake Bay at the annual Bands on the Bay event, Sunday, April 25. A music-filled afternoon for the entire family, Bands on the Bay will feature the Doug Segree Band; Orlando Phillips, Caribbean music steel drum musician and the former lead vocalist of the Caribbean music group Mama Jama; Jefe, solo acoustic act; and The Fitzmaurice Band. Guests will enjoy live music and great food and drink while raising money for a good cause-the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to bid on exclusive silent and live auction items including sports and entertainment memorabilia.

Bands on the Bay is a fundraiser organized by the family of Jenna Heck, an Annapolis-area toddler born with a rare disorder called Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS). SWS is most readily identifiable by a port wine birthmark on the face of those affected and also characterized by blood vessel abnormalities in the brain, skin, and eyes, which in turn cause countless health complications including seizures and glaucoma.

All funds raised at the event will benefit the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute. To date, the event has raised more than $600,000 - critical dollars to help move research forward at the Center.

WHAT:
2010 Bands on the Bay
A Concert and Auction Benefiting the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute
WHEN:
Sunday, April 25, 2010
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(Rain or Shine)
WHERE:
Herrington on the Bay
Route 261, West Friendship Road
Friendship, MD 20758
COST:
Advance Ticket Sales by April 15: $75 per person
At-The-Door Ticket Sales:$100 per person

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit www.bandsonthebay.org or call (410) 980.6515

Media Inquires

Jamie Watt or Jessie Benson, 410.243.3790