Benefit for Six String Heroes set for Saturday
2 months, 1 week ago
The Cheeseburgers will play at Turner Hall
Six String Heroes was started by Quincy native Steve Stoner in the St. Louis area. The program gives free guitar lessons and a free guitar to veterans who are recovering from post traumatic stress disorder and other combat related issues.
String Heroes has also started a chapter at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. More info on SSH is on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/sixstringheroes?fref=ts
Blue Cross/Blue Shield just raised more than $3,000 for the program.
The March 9 event includes Vancil's band, Clockwork, and The Cheeseburgers. It starts at 7 pm. Admission is $5 and advance tickets are available at Second String Music, Fifth and Maine, and Vancil Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Ohio.