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October 21st, 2014
Alison Performing at Everly Brothers Tribute
Alison will be taking part in a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum tribute concert honoring The Everly Brothers this Saturday, October 25th at Playhouse Square.   Tribute concert performers also scheduled to appear include:  
  • Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash
  • Peter Asher
  • Vince Gill
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Shelby Lynne
  • The Secret Sisters
  • Additional guests will be announced soon.
  Two-time Grammy Award winner Rodney Crowell will serve as musical director for the tribute concert. The house band will feature Grammy Award winning guitarist Albert Lee, who served as musical director for the Everly Brothers’ 1983 reunion concert.   The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Case Western Reserve University are pleased to announce the lineup of artists honoring the Everly Brothers at the 19th annual Music Masters® tribute concert on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre. Don Everly will appear to accept the Annual Music Masters honor.   In memory of Phil Everly, who passed away in January of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the 2014 Annual Music Masters will create awareness for the disease, which affects an estimated 24 million individuals in the United States. The progressive lung diseases include emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Despite being the third leading cause of death in the United States, there is very little research funding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a preventable and treatable disease but the lack of research, awareness and education has resulted in millions of unnecessary hospitalizations, complications and even deaths of patients. The COPD Foundation’s mission is to prevent and cure COPD and to improve the lives of all people affected by COPD. To make a contribution to the Phil Everly Memorial Fund, visit www.copdfoundation.org/PhilEverlyMemorial.aspx.   The weeklong celebration begins on Monday, October 20, and will feature interviews, panels, films and educational programs throughout the week. The series is sponsored by ELS Studio.  
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