Annual 99.9 Kiss Country guitar jam, Nov. 17

From a press release:

Annual 99.9 Kiss Country guitar jam, Nov. 17

Mission Foundation is pleased to announce that local radio station 99.9 Kiss Country (WKSF) will host their seventh annual Guitar Jam to benefit Mission Children’s Hospital on Monday, Nov., 17 at The Orange Peel located in Asheville, NC.

This year’s line-up includes top artists Montgomery Gentry, Jason Michael Carroll, John King, Matt Stillwell, and local up-and-coming Joe Lasher Jr. This live, all-acoustic concert will be an intimate show with a unique, one-of-a-kind concert experience for concert goers. Tickets are now on sale online at The Orange Peel’s website, in person at the Orange Peel box office which is located at 101 Biltmore Avenue or by calling 1-800-514-3849. VIP tickets have sold out but general admission tickets are still on sale for $30, and opened to all ages.

Proceeds of Guitar Jam will benefit Mission Children’s Hospital. As the only children’s hospital in western North Carolina, Mission Children’s Hospital has been serving children from across the region since 1994. Last year, they treated over 30,000 children through their hospital and outpatient clinics. Many of the programs offered by Mission Children’s Hospital such as Child Life, Pet Therapy, the Toothbus and Safe Kids are supported completely by funding from the community to Mission Foundation.

About Mission Foundation

As the fundraising arm of Mission Hospital, Mission Foundation connects the generosity of a caring community with opportunities to improve lives through better healthcare. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization governed by a volunteer board of trustees representing the local community. Since its founding in 1985, Mission Hospital’s centennial year, the Foundation has received more than $150 million in gifts and grants from all parts of western North Carolina, the state and the southeast as well as nationally. The Foundation is the only Asheville-based non-profit to have earned the U.S. Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance National Charity Seal, meeting all 20 national accreditation standards. More information is available at www.missionfoundation.org.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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