Gig For Mic – Trilogy & Saracen Tribute Show
Special guests include the legendary John Meyer (Everest, Saracen, Trilogy, Rose Tattoo), Peter Thompson (Saracen, Trilogy), Mick Burn (Chain, True Colours, Nitro Zeppelin), Kevin Nitrovane (Nitro Zeppelin), Craig Pinkney (John Meyer, Pink & White Bridge), Donna Greene (Siren, Lady Zeppelin, Resonance Project, Rock For MS), Graham Greene (Ice Tiger, Resonance Project), Craig Skelton (Stone Circle) and the legendary Ralph Berman… and more…
A word from Jamie:
“Mic O’Donnell is a great friend of mine, as well as a talented graphic artist. We have been working together in one form or another since the early 80’s period, starting with graphics for the band Trilogy that culminated in the artwork for the album Life On Earth.
“In recent years Mic would be called on for artwork for both Kosmic Sound and Guitar World, including the fabled Beast Of Death graphic that adorned many a black t-shirt through the mid 90’s. Some may also remember the Jimi Hendrix stand up figure at Kosmic Hutton Street, and also some Formentin logos if I remember correctly.
“I am sure Mic did many great works for others, and was set to continue his passion until recently being diagnosed with bowel cancer. Unfortunately, Mic approached me to help sell his electric guitars because of the situation, and has put his work on hold in order to fight the cancer. ”
Jamie has agreed to help Mic sell his guitars and after a lengthy conversation with Jamie, Mic has now agreed to let his friends put on this special fundraiser concert, Gig For Mic – Trilogy & Saracen Tribute Show.
Jamie says, “Being that Mic was especially close to the Trilogy and Saracen crew it was a no-brainer to move in that direction. Thanks to John Starr we have booked Saturday September 13 as the night we get to play tribute to Mic and the bands he dearly loved.
“Our plan is to re-live the golden age of rock from the City Hotel, with some blistering classic rock, many favourite Trilogy and Saracen songs and popular covers from that wonderful era.
“To assist Mic please use the donations box at the door on the night of the gig, or follow the online auction items (coming soon), including his guitars, a special Trilogy artist painting by Kim Saunders, and possibly more TBA.
“I personally ask you to support this event, tell your friends, get a great crowd together, have a rocking night and help raise a few bucks on the side to help a mate in need.
Jamie Page – (Trilogy, Nitro Zeppelin, Siren, Rock For MS, Rock For Life)”
Venue: The Charles Hotel North Perth
Tickets: Pre-sale: $10 or at the door: $15
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ROCK FOR LIFE – GET INFORMED.
WHAT IS BOWEL CANCER?
Bowel cancer refers specifically to cancer of the large intestine (that is, the colon or rectum). It is often referred to as colorectal cancer.
FACTS & FIGURES
• Both men and women are at risk of developing bowel cancer.
• The lifetime risk of developing bowel cancer before the age of 75 years in Australia is around 1 in 18 for men and 1 in 26 for women. This is one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world.
• There were 14,200 new cases of bowel cancer diagnosed in Australia in 2008 and 4,000 deaths in 2007.
• More than 75% of people who develop bowel cancer do not have a family history of this disease.
• If bowel cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, the chance of surviving a further five years is 90%, and a complete cure is usually possible. However, bowel cancer diagnosed in its most advanced stage only has a five-year survival rate of 6% and a complete cure is unlikely.
NATIONAL BOWEL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM
Bowel cancer is a major public health problem in Australia. Around 80 Australians die each week from the disease. It is one of the most commonly occurring internal cancer and the second most common cause of cancer related death, after lung cancer.
NATIONAL BOWEL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM: monitoring report 2012-2013 – released: 23 Jun 2014
This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program for Australians invited to take part from July 2012 to June 2013. Just over 320,000 of those invited chose to screen, with about 23,500 found to require further assessment. One out of every 17 assessments detected an advanced adenoma (precancerous lesion), and a bowel cancer was detected in 1 out of every 32 assessments.
Early detection is key. Take care of your health with regular check ups, good people.
See you at the Gig For Mic – Trilogy & Saracen Tribute Show!
The Rock For Life AU team