Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper to lead Tucson benefit concert

New fund to get proceeds
2011-02-16T17:00:00Z 2011-02-16T23:56:22Z Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper to lead Tucson benefit concertArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 16, 2011 5:00 pm  • 

Jackson Browne and Alice Cooper will lead the lineup at a benefit concert March 10 at the Tucson Arena.

The concert, which the performers put together in partnership with promoter Danny Zelisko, will raise money for the newly established  Fund for Civility, Respect, and Understanding.

Also on the bill:  David Crosby & Graham Nash, Sam Moore, Nils Lofgren, Keb’ Mo’, Jerry Riopelle, Dar Williams, Ozomatli and Calexico.

The civility fund, held by the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, willl support individuals and families affected by the Jan. 8 shootings, and will promote civility in public discourse, schools and the community.

The fund will also work to increase awareness of mental health symptoms, prevention and treatment services.

The event will also feature speakers including Ron Barber, who was among those wounded on Jan. 8.

Concert tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Convention Center. Prices will be $25, $45, $65 and $95.

Read more in Thursday’s Arizona Daily Star.

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