The Woburn Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Wu Stock:
WUSTOCK – AN OUTDOOR ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS.
The Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill and The Crowne Plaza Boston are producing an outdoor rock music festival called Wu Stock. The concert will benefit two local breast cancer related non-profits, the Tanner Ta Ta Foundation and the Friends of Katherine Wall. The festival will feature 4 of the best New England based, nationally and internationally recognized touring rock tribute bands.
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The festival will open with Introduction, A Chicago Experience performing the best of the music of the Chicago Transit Authority, later know as just Chicago. Foreigners Journey, The Authentic Foreigner and Journey Experience will perform next. Followed by Live Bullet, A Tribute to the Music of Bob Seger.
Last up will be Draw The Line – The only endorsed Aerosmith Tribute Show worldwide! They boast accolades from Steven Tyler & Joey Kramer as well as family & friends of the legendary rock group. This is as authentic as it can ever get!
The event will be held on the back patio and parking lot of the Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill / Crowne Plaza Boston – Woburn. The festival gates will open at 12:00 pm on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The bands will start at 1:30 pm and run until 9:00 pm.
Scoreboard General Manager, Stephan Harron promises, “The festival will be a day of incredibly good music. We are very excited about having been able to secure 4 great bands to perform at one show. A wide variety of foods will be available ranging from burgers, dogs and sausages right off the grill to New England Lobster Rolls and everything in between. The beer selection will include local brews as well as domestic and imported favorites. We are working with our wine distributors to put together a variety of wines sold by the glass.”
About the not for profit organizations benefiting from the event ticket sales:
Tanner Ta Ta Foundation
The Tanner Ta Ta Foundation helps local women and families in a variety of ways. The Tanner Ta Ta Foundation was incorporated in 2009 after many years of informal support between friends. The Foundation has several goals:
•To provide emotional support to women and families at the time of a breast cancer diagnosis, as well as during treatment and beyond.•To provide gifts of encouragement and care to women in treatment.•To be a source of support for children and spouses of women in treatment.•To network with other organizations.•To support the research into breast cancer causes and the search for a cure by sponsoring walkers in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.•To be a source of education, information, and continued support for the health and well-being of survivors of breast cancer.
For more information on the Tanner Ta Ta Foundation please find the Tanner Ta Ta Foundation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or at tannertatas.org
Friends of Katherine Wall
Katherine Wall was a 3-sport athlete at Arlington High School and UMASS Boston. She excelled at soccer, ice hockey, and softball. She was inducted into the UMASS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013. Soon after graduating from UMASS at the age of 23, Katherine was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation -an aggressive treatment with the hopes that the cancer would not return. She remained cancer free for almost 4 years until the cancer was found again in her lymph nodes. She again endured another surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation with strength and hope that this time the cancer would be gone. Unfortunately that was not the case. Katherine always approached life and her diagnosis with courage, humor, and hope that a cure would be found soon.
That did not happen, and on September 2, 2015, Katherine died peacefully at home. She went on her terms with courage, grace, and dignity surrounded with love. So in the end cancer didn’t win, Katherine did like always.
The Friends of Katherine Wall is a fund to award scholarships to seniors from Arlington High School. The recipients are athletes who may have struggled in some other way throughout his/her school career. In 2016, two scholarships were awarded and the Friends of Katherine Wall hope to continue this each year in Katherine’s memory.
Katherine’s mother, Jeanne Wall, leads the Friends of Katherine Wall.