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Musicians Come Together to Help Grant Wishes


November 22, 2013


Asheville, NC

TangledBlue Productions and The Orange Peel present the Twelfth Annual Benefit Concert for Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina, to take place on Thursday, December 5 at The Orange Peel. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. 

The Benefit Concert to support Make-A-Wish is a rare opportunity to see many of the area’s top acts at The Orange Peel, voted one of the country’s top five club’s by Rolling Stone Magazine. This is an event that prior year’s attendees look forward to every year!

The Benefit Concert line-up for this year’s festivities includes:

  • Legendary Hall of Fame member and former drummer for LYNYRD SKYNYRD
  • WNC's Best Blues Artist for 2012 & 2013 PEGGY RATUSZ
  • American Idol's own CALEB JOHNSON and his band ELlJAH HOOKER

Special Guests include: The Sharkadelics, Contagious, Jackson County's own extremely hot country band, The Buchanan Boys, Asheville's own Rock Academy Kids and MORE!!

As always, we will be selling raffle tickets at the show for attendees to buy for a chance to win many donated items from our growing list of sponsors. Raffle tickets will be priced at five dollars per ticket or five tickets for 20 dollars.

Tickets are $12 per person and a limited supply is available for purchase at the Orange Peel box office which can be contacted at (866)468-7630 or at  Individual tax deductible donations can also be made directly to Make-A-Wish Central and Western NC through


About Make-A-Wish®

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Foundation started in 1980 when it granted the wish of a young boy to be a police officer. Make-A-Wish is now the largest wish granting charity in the world. With 61 chapters in the United States, generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Central and Western NC grants over 200 wishes a year and nationally the organization grants more than 14,000 in the United States annually.

The Central and Western North Carolina chapter was founded in 1985 by Dr. Jerry Clark of Greensboro, North Carolina.  The chapter covers 51counties, from Alamance County westward.   Since 1985 over 3,000 wishes have been granted. For more information visit and discover how you can Share the Power of a Wish®!

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Amy Brindley
1131 Harding Place
Charlotte, NC  28204

Phone : (704) 339-0334 x227
Fax : (704) 339-0335

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Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
1131 Harding Place
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 339-0334
Toll Free (877) 677-9474