Region – On Friday, Sept. 30, Carlie and Bella Gonzalez, The Drove, Playing With Fire and Defret will take the stage to raise money for pediatric cancer research through the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation.
The inspiration for the benefit concert comes from Ty Louis Campbell, affectionately known as SuperTy, because, like all children who battle cancer, he defined strength and courage even when faced with life’s most difficult challenges. SuperTy battled pediatric brain cancer for half of his short life with the strength only a true superhero could possess. His family and their team of dedicated volunteers vowed to keep his fight going until there are better treatment options for kids like Ty.
This year, organizers are thrilled to have a local cancer fighting teen, Carlie Gonzalez and her sister Bella perform in honor of her fight with Ewing’s Sarcoma this past year. Carlie has been singing throughout her treatment, sharing her talent and giving a voice to children fighting cancer and we are so happy to have her be a part of this amazing night of music. #carliestrong
Through concert tickets, food and merchandise sales and the very generous growing list of sponsors including: DCH Toyota of Milford, Kids on the Common Pediatrics, Dunkin Donuts, Dr. Iadarola, Plains Auto, and Southwick Zoo to name a few, monies raised will go directly into research grants through the TLC Foundation and their amazing network of top oncologists and researchers in the field of pediatric oncology.
The concert is open to all and will be held at Nipmuc High School, 90 Pleasant St., Upton, from 7-9 p.m. The cost is $10 at the door.