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  • Reel Big Fish Donate Proceeds From Recent Colorado Show to Victims and Families Affected By the Aurora Theater Shooting

    Tue, 24 Jul 2012 09:42:48

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    Reel Big Fish donated proceeds from their Colorado gig to the families of victims of The Dark Knight Rises massacre on July 20, during which James Holmes, 24, opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring 58 more at a movie theater during a midnight screening of the film.

    Below is the band's statement on the matter:

    "Last Thursday night, Reel Big Fish played to an amazing Denver crowd. The night was buzzing with positive energy as the last notes of the horns blared and the audience poured into the dark to head home. Little did we all know; right down the street, a tragedy of unspeakable horror was unfolding, in Aurora. Because of the love that Denver always shows us, we would like to do what we can for the friends and families of the victims. Proceeds from our show at the Belly-up in Aspen, Colo. last Friday July 20 will go to The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance. Our booking agency, The Agency Group will also be making a donation. If you wish to donate or learn more about the organization visit www.coloradocrimevictims.org. All our love goes out to the people of Denver in this time of sorrow. Music and dancing is good medicine. Be with friends and boogie!

    Much love,

    Reel Big Fish

    Nice work, gents.

    Have you prayed for the victims of TDKR shooting?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    07.24.12

    p.s. Reel Big Fish's new album Candy Coated Fury is released on July 31.



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