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MEDICINE: a tribute to the music of Marques Bovre

The Madison music community is coming together to support  Marques Bovre, a mainstay of the Madison music scene for the better part of two decades. Marques is facing a serious health challenge, recently undergoing surgery for removal of a cancerous brain tumor. He's currently receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

A tribute concert is planned for this Sunday,  December 11th at the High Noon Saloon.

Here are the details:

MEDICINE:  A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF MARQUES BOVRE

Sunday, December 11th from 5pm-8pm at High Noon Saloon (701 E. Washington Ave., Madison).

Featuring Marques Bovre & The Evil Twins (reunion), Paul Cebar, The Gomers, Honor Among Thieves, Jentri Colello, Josh Harty, and Marques Bovre & SoDangYang (featuring Jim Schwall), and more guests to be announced.
 
It's an effort put forth by the Madison music community to help our beloved friend and incomparable songwriting artist, Marques Bovre.  Marques’ songwriting abilities have been admired by many artists, and at this event all the performers will be playing their interpretations of Marques’ songs.  The event is a benefit for Marques Bovre and his family. 

Marques Bovre & The Evil Twins will be making an appearance with all their original members for this special occasion.
 
$10 Suggested donation at the door.

NEW: if you can't make the show and would still like to make a donation, send checks here... Friends of Marques Bovre c/o Heartland Credit Union 555 W. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703




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11/08/2011 9:42AM
MEDICINE: a tribute to the music of Marques Bovre
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11/09/2011 1:26PM
Love for Marques
Where can we donate money if we can't make the benefit?
11/10/2011 7:21PM
Couldn't Keep Me Away
A time to reconnect with the music that made up much of the soundtrack of my life in the 90's and 00's. WE LOVE YOU MARQUES!!!
11/10/2011 9:04PM
Long live the Prince of Paoli
I grew up with Marques and knew he'd be a star from the moment he got his first Jim Croce album. See ya' there!
11/11/2011 7:19AM
MB&ET
I've enjoyed Marcus' open mic at the Union back in the day, and the success with MB&ET. I will be there to support him and his family.
11/11/2011 11:53AM
We'll be there..........
Some of the best Saturday nights at the Crystal back in the day had Marques and his twins on stage.
12/07/2011 3:40PM
Donations
Linus just posted on Facebook- if you can't make the show and would still like to make a donation, send checks here... Friends of Marques Bovre c/o Heartland Credit Union 555 W. Washington Ave. Madison, Wi 53703
12/19/2011 9:37AM
Thanks to everyone.
Thanks to everyone who came and supported Marques! It was an incredible evening with lots of love in the room.xoxoxLinus
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