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An Evening With Mat Kearney

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Platinum selling artist Mat Kearney and two-time Grammy Award winner Tyler Burkum are coming to Columbus to perform an acoustic show to benefit Sam’s Fans! Sam’s Fans is a non-profit organization based in Columbus, Ohio that is dedicated to bringing music and art therapy to seriously ill children and their families. This show is 21+ only and tickets are very limited, so get your tickets today!

ABOUT SAM’S FANS:

Sam’s Fans was founded in 2015 by Nikki & Dan McCarthy in memory of their daughter, Samantha Jane McCarthy. At the age of 7, Sam was diagnosed with Fanconi Anemia, an inherited anemia that leads to bone marrow failure. She underwent a bone marrow transplant at 10 years old and spent much of the following fourteen months in the hospital. During those long, arduous days in the hospital, music therapy was one of the few things that brought Sam joy and comfort. It allowed her to better express her emotions, relieved stress, and was often the highlight of her day. She would often sing songs by her and her mom’s favorite artist, Mat Kearney. Sam passed away on October 15, 2009 at the age of 11.

To honor Sam’s life and legacy, her parents founded Sam’s Fans to help bring that same peace, comfort and joy to other sick children and their families. The funds they raise help provide musical instruments, craft supplies, and fund part-time therapists in children’s hospitals and camps.

In August of 2017, Sam’s Fans was featured on The TODAY Show as part of TODAY’s “Summer of Yes “series, hosted by Hoda Kotb. During a day of filming music and therapy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Sam’s Fans founder Nikki McCarthy was treated to a special surprise visit by Hoda Kotb and a musical performance from Mat Kearney and Tyler Burkum. After that performance, Mat and Tyler promised to return to Columbus to do a full benefit concert for Sam’s Fans.

TICKET OPTIONS (21+ ONLY):

MAT KEARNEY VIP
– Early entry at 6pm
– Meet & Greet with Mat
– Photo opportunity
– Reserved seat
– 1 drink ticket

PREMIER SEATING (SOLD OUT)
– Entry at 6:30pm
– Reserved seat
– 1 drink ticket

GENERAL ADMISSION
– Entry at 7pm
– Standing room (first come, first serve)

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Organizer

Sam’s Fans
Phone:
614-619-4957
Email:
nikki@samsfans.org
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Venue

Via Vecchia Winery
485 S. Front St.
Columbus,OH43215United States
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Website:
http://www.www.viavecchiawinery.com


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