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13th ANNUAL “FLIGHT TO MARS” BENEFIT

March 03 2015

13th ANNUAL “FLIGHT TO MARS” BENEFIT
FEATURING PEARL JAM'S MIKE McCREADY
FRIDAY, MAY 1st AT THE SHOWBOX


Proceeds to benefit CCFA Camp Oasis & The Vitalogy Foundation


TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 6th AT NOON PST


SEATTLE -- Flight to Mars, a tribute to 1970s English heavy rockers UFO featuring Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, play The Showbox on Friday, May 1st for their 13th annual benefit concert. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's Camp Oasis program.

Supporting Flight to Mars will be Seattle based super group Walking Papers, a band that features Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and vocalist Jeff Angell, formerly of Missionary Position. 

In keeping with Flight to Mars tradition, the show will open with a variety of special guest singers. Past guests have included Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard, Star Anna, Kim Virant and members of Left Hand Smoke.

TICKETS
$25 advance tickets go on sale Friday, March 6th at 12PM PST.

(Tickets will be $30 day of show) Please visit the venue website for tickets and information: www.ShowboxPresents.com

CONCERT PRE-PARTY FUNDRAISER
Concert-goers are invited to join fellow fans before the show at an exclusive VIP fundraiser party, hosted by the Wishlist Foundation -- a grassroots, Pearl Jam fan-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Pearl Jam’s charitable and philanthropic goals.

Fundraiser attendees will arrive two hours before the doors open for an exclusive VIP party to catch the sound check, receive a goodie bag, enjoy appetizers, a cash bar and have the chance to mingle with members of the bands.  

A variety of VIP tickets are available through the Wishlist Foundation via eBay including a Rock ‘n’ Royal package that lets one lucky fan live out their rock-n-roll fantasy of playing onstage with Mike McCready and Flight to Mars. VIP packages can be found at: www.myworld.ebay.com/wishlistfoundation/.


For more information: www.wishlistfoundation.org
 
FLIGHT TO MARS
Flight to Mars is a tribute band honoring 1970s English heavy rockers UFO comprised of Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, Tim DiJulio (guitar), Gary Westlake (bass), Mike Musburger (drums), Ryan Burns (keyboards) and Paul Passereli (vocals). 
With their first show in the Spring of 2003, Flight to Mars' annual Seattle benefit concert has been a celebrated, sold-out, community event.


For more information: www.facebook.com/FlighttoMars
 
TOUR BENEFICIARIES
In 2002, Mike McCready made public his 20-year battle with Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis and has since been committed to raising awareness and funding for the cause.


Proceeds from the tour will benefit Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's Camp Oasis and The Vitalogy Foundation. 

CCFA's Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential camp program that's mission is to enrich the lives of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis by providing a safe and supportive camp community.


For more information: www.ccfa.org/kidsteens/camp 

The Vitalogy Foundation is a public non profit organization founded in 2006 by Pearl Jam and their manager. The Foundation supports the efforts of non profit organizations doing commendable work in the fields of community health, the environment, arts & education and social change.