Sunday, August 19, 2012

Chicago musicians to unite at Alzheimer's Association benefit

Local musicians are a giving bunch.

On Aug. 30, Brad Cole's Acoustic Circus presents "A Tribute to Van Morrison," with net proceeds going to benefit The Alzheimer's Association. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St.

Cole is only one of the musicians who will perform that night. Also set to perform are Steve Dawson, of Dolly Varden, Dan Connolly, John Michaels, of Seven Ships, Mike Maimone, from the band Mutts, Matt Campbell
and Michele McGuire.

All performers will cover two Van Morrison tunes in honor of the iconic singer's 67th birthday on August 31.

Admission is $20. More information is available at