STYX announced that they and their tourmates REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent raised $108,000 for the victims of the Boston marathon bombings during their recent tour.
The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express tour raised money by offering fans a chance to purchase a silent raffle ticket to win a guitar signed by all three acts.
The fundraiser was setup by STYX’s non-profit charity Rock to the Rescue with 25% of the proceeds directed to local charities and 75% to the Boston One Fund, which benefits the victims of the Boston marathon bombings.
Ted Nugent offered these thoughts, “The Nugent band and family are surrounded by Americans who care deeply about each other and are dedicated to give all we got in times of need. We again face a tragedy that we can all help with, and are proud of this charitable heart and soul effort.”
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