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Feb 16, 2011 3:27 PM

Alice Cooper among performers at benefit concert

TUCSON - The line-up for a March 10 benefit concert for the newly-created Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding has been announced - performers include: Jackson Browne, Alice Cooper, David Crosby and Graham Nash, Ozomatli and Calexico.

The fund, established by Ron Barber, a survivor of the January 8 shooting and a Giffords staffer, will support individuals and families affected by the shooting, and will help promote civility and respect in public discourse, schools and the community. The fund will also go towards increasing awareness of mental health symptoms, treatment and prevention services.

The concert will feature speakers including Ron Barber, astronaut Mark Kelly, Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup and Lea Marquez Peterson, president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Other performers scheduled for the concert include Sam Moore, Nils Lofgren, Keb' Mo', Jerry Riopelle and Dar Williams. Jackson Browne and Alice Cooper partnered with Danny Zelisko to put together the line-up of musicians, who will be performing at the Tucson Convention Center.

The concert will be on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. Tickets go on sale on February 19 at 10 a.m. at the Tucson Convention Center Ticket Office, 260 S. Church Ave., online at: www.ticketmaster.com, by phone: (800) 745-3000, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Image courtesy nightswithalicecooper.com

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