Chris Cornell Tribute and Benefit show
Saturday July 1
210 SW 2nd Ave
Downtown Gainesville (next to Five Star Pizza)
TIME: 8pm – 12:30am
Local artists each perform 3 songs from the entire Cornell Catalog with no duplicates. Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Audioslave and solo work.
Official Facebook event
On May 17th, Chris Cornell committed suicide.
Net proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of the Crisis Center, Inc. (Alachua County), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to support the programs and volunteers of the Alachua County Crisis Center.
The organization is also responsible for building and maintaining the Survivors of Suicide Memory Garden located in The City of Gainesville’s Cofrin Nature Parkin Gainesville. Every year approximately 180 volunteers give over 40,000 hours of community service in crisis and suicide intervention. All the services of the Alachua County Crisis Center are delivered by trained volunteers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Friends of the Crisis Center will be on hand at the show.
With part of the proceeds, a brick commemorating the life of Chris Cornell will be placed in the Cofrin Park Memory Garden.
MORE INFO ON THE CHARITY