Chris Gray Benefit Scheduled for Saturday, January 14 at Continental Club

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Many have asked about a benefit for music editor Chris Gray and we're finally able to announce the HUGE benefit that will take place Saturday, January 14 at the Continental Club and the surrounding block we just call "the island." The bonanza of bands gets started at 10 a.m. and runs until they throw us out (or 2 a.m., whichever you prefer.

You can get initial details at ChrisGrayBenefit.com and make donations online. You can also visit Cactus Music or Sig's Lagoon and they will gladly accept donations as well.

But, mainly we want you to be there and show your support to help Chris defray mounting healthcare costs. Minimum donation is $20, but with it you get a wristband to attend this killer day-long event. There is no maximum donation limit, so give as much as you can.

We will have a list of band names soon. Until then, get ready because this is going to rock... as it should.

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