OCTOBER 2005 BENEFIT CONCERT

Drummer Tommy Amato will join Cleveland rock bands for a very special concert to offer their support to the family of fellow musician Randy Castillo, who passed away from cancer. Randy played drums for OZZY OSBOURNE, MÖTLEY CRÜE and LITA FORD. Tommy Amato will reunite with his former bandmates for a special evening of live classic rock and roll on Sunday October 2, at The Agora.

Some of the bands on the bill will be legendary Cleveland-based rock bands such as SOUVENIR, LOVERS LANE, ANDY GEROME, STAR FLEET and BEAU COUP. Headlining will be Tommy Amato, joined by many surprise guest drummers for an unforgettable "drummers' jam" set, not to be missed. The concert will be an all-day music marathon beginning at 6:00 p.m. and will feature original music as well as classic rock favorites like GENESIS, YES, PINK FLOYD, LED ZEPPELIN and more. Local and national merchants, as well as many celebrities in the music, film, television, entertainment and sport industries are pulling together to donate some very cool, one-of-a-kind and rare merchandise, which will be on display for silent auction. All bidding and items will be awarded by 10:00 p.m. when the auction closes. Raffles, door prizes and giveaways will also be part of the fundraising fun.

Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at The Agora box office (216-881-6911) or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Charge tickets by phone 216-241-5555 in Cleveland or 330-945-9400 in Akron. All 2005 Tickets, Auction and raffle proceeds benefit the Tommy Amato Cancer Fund.

Randy left behind a mother and four sisters in Albuquerque who could use our help. If you have old Randy stories that you'd like to share with his family or if you'd like to help contribute to the funeral expenses please send your letter to the following address:

Christine Castillo
P.O. Box 4434
Albuquerque, NM 87196

Contributions can be deposited at any Wells Fargo Bank under the Randy Castillo Memorial Fund.

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