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The 5th annual In Concert for Cancer event features Jeff Kashiwa and Steve Cole to benefit Seattle Children’s Research Institute.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 6:30 pm

Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, Washington 98033

In Concert for Cancer (ICFC) is an annual concert fundraising event that raises brand awareness and funds for cancer organizations.  ICFC’s mission is to share the joy of world-class live music performance, and in doing so, raise critical dollars for cancer research and patient services.

March 11, 2011 marked the inaugural launch of ICFC in San Diego, CA. We welcomed 839 attendees aboard the flight deck of the legendary aircraft carrier, the USS Midway Museum. Our San Diego beneficiary is Scripps Health in La Jolla California. ICFC returns to San Diego September 8, 2012 for its 2nd annual concert event celebrating cancer survivorship in support of Scripps Cancer Center ( http://www.scripps.org).

Among the announced artists are Jeff Lorber, Eric Marienthal and The Family Stone, featuring original founding members from Sly and The Family Stone, Cynthia Robinson, Jerry Martini and Greg Errico.

On the flight deck of the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier, 910 N Harbor Dr, SanDiego, California 92101

A contemporary jazz concert to benefit research and patient services at Scripps Cancer Center is set for Friday, March 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. aboard the USS Midway Museum, alongside Navy Pier in downtown San Diego. The inaugural “In Concert for Cancer” fundraising concert will feature a lineup of six world-renowned jazz recording artists, who will perform under the stars on the aircraft carrier museum’s flight deck.

Headlining artists include guitarist Richard Smith, keyboardist Gregg Karukas, and fellow saxophonists Jeff Kashiwa and Steve Cole. Special guest artists for the evening include saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair and saxophonist Kim Waters. Kashiwa, Cole and Waters will also perform as the traveling trio known as the “Sax Pack.” General admission tickets are $50 per person. VIP tickets are available for $100 per person and include front-row seating and backstage meet-and-greet with world-class musicians prior to the show.

To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.cjazz.com. The USS Midway Museum is located at 910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. “In Concert for Cancer” is produced by Cjazz and presented by Scripps Health. Additional sponsors and partners include: Wells Fargo, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, Anthology, Sony, Smooth Jazz Spot, Mojo Factory Productions, Oasis Contemporary Jazz Awards, Tickets Oregon, Smooth Jazz 98.1, PromoLab, Richard Duval Images, and Prime Time Entertainment.