According to an article on asbestos disease awareness, a concert will be held on December 8th,, Presented by Jones House Music, to Be Held at Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA – Featuring Tributes from Jordan Zevon and Other Well-Known Artists.
Friends of Warren Zevon Featuring:
-- Jordan Zevon, Warren Zevon's son and ADAO National Spokesperson whose debut album is scheduled for release in early 2008 on New West Records
-- Mike Campbell and The Dirty Knobs, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar player with The Heartbreakers; performed on Zevon's Grammy winning album, the Wind
-- Kenny Edwards, co-founder of the Stone Poneys with Linda Ronstadt and Bryndle with Karla Bonoff; recorded numerous Zevon songs and performed on Zevon's Excitable Boy album
-- Matt Cartsonis, multi-instrumentalist and composer for film, television and various commercials; performed in Zevon's final tour
-- Phil Cody, singer and songwriter; toured with Zevon in the 1990's
-- Plus - up and coming young artists: Crosby Loggins and Paul Cartwright and Friends
Tribute Concert to Warren Zevon, who was taken in 2003 by the asbestos cancer, mesothelioma. Presented by Jones House Music, the concert will include songs from a myriad of performers who played with Zevon in various settings, including for his final album, The Wind, which earned two posthumous Grammy Awards in 2004 for Best Rock Performance By A Group or Duo for "Disorder in the House" along with longtime friend Bruce Springsteen, and Best Contemporary Folk album.
Warren Zevon's legendary career includes over 18 albums, 2 gold records, 1 platinum record, 2 Grammy awards, an honorary presidential award from NARAS, and numerous Songwriter of The Year Awards from publications like Rolling Stone Magazine. His biggest hit, "Werewolves of London" continues to make critic lists as one of the best Rock songs of all time.
Funds will be used to support the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF). The occurrence of asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis, is growing out of control. Studies estimate that during the next decade, 100,000 victims in the United States will die of an asbestos related disease - equaling 30 deaths per day.
Tickets are $35 and are available starting November 5 at http://www.warrenzevontribute.com/ or at the Maverick Saloon http://www.mavericksaloon.org/.