Flight to Mars, a tribute to 1970s English heavy rockers UFO featuring Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, announced a sellout of May 1st tickets and have added another date. May 2nd with Ann Wilson Blues Experience opening the show. Yes, that Ann Wilson. Featuring (Mike McCready, Stefan Lessard, Ben Smith) & Special Guests. Purchase tickets HERE
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), Ty Bailie (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 visit: www.facebook.com/FlighttoMars
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 will be 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: http://www.ebay.com/usr/
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/
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.