Loopy 4 a Cause festival June 4, 5
by Staff Writer
The festival raises money for the Batten Disease Support & Research Association. Davidson resident and ultra-marathon runner Jeff McGonnell plans to run for 24 hours around the Green. McGonnell is a friend of the Hawkins family in Concord. Two Hawkins brothers, Brandon, 13, and Jeremy, 9, have the juvenile form of Batten Disease. Live music starts at 10:30 a.m. and continues until 9 p.m. on June 4, a Saturday. The music starts again on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Participating musicians include Billy Jones, Rick Spreitzer, Rusty Knox Trio, Jana V, Chas Willomen, Mack Russum Rob McHale, Sunday Union and Langlee. Bring lawn chairs. Find more details at www.loopy4acause.blogspot.com.