On March 24, 2013, in honor of Purple Day, the Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ) will host the 2nd Annual Paint the Pony Purple benefit concert at The Stone Pony. The concert lineup includes world renowned rock guitarist, Gary Hoey; NJ’s beloved cover band, Almost Easy; and last year’s crowd favorite, The RockNRoll Chorus and more.
This all-ages event will raise necessary funds to continue the agency’s programs and services that spread knowledge and awareness of epilepsy and improve the quality of life of those living with the condition in New Jersey.
As purple is the designated color for epilepsy awareness, the venue will offer a special purple-colored draft beer. The event will run from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $20 at www.purple.efnj.com or via telephone at (732) 528-4382.
2nd Annual Paint the Pony Purple
Benefit Concert for Epilepsy Awareness
at the legendary Stone Pony!
DATE: Sunday, March 24th
TIME: 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Stone Pony, Asbury Park
TICKETS: $20 each
To purchase tickets, please contact the Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey
Ph: (732) 528-4382 or get your tickets online at www.purple.efnj.com
All proceeds will go directly to the Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey’s programs and services for people in New Jersey living with epilepsy.
50 Concerts/50 States
The Purple the Pony benefit concert is part of a larger initiative, called 50 Concerts/50 States. If you haven’t heard about this you NEED to check it out. Eric Miller, who spearheaded the initiative, started Candlelight Concerts following the loss of his beloved wife Carolina Barcelos Carneiro de Oliveira Miller to SUDEP. Eric is definitely one to watch as epilepsy awareness begins to get traction.
If you are not already planning to attend a concert on the weekend of March 22-24, then you should check out the lineup. There is something for everyone all over the US.
Other partners in this ambitious endeavor include Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), Team Epilepsy and the Doose Syndrome Epilepsy Alliance. For more information on this project, please visit www.candlelightconcert.org/50.asp.
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