Reina and “Ozz” join Bill on this episode of the Pennsylvania Rock Show to talk about A Concert for Anna 10. They give us a look into the history of the benefit concert, bands that have played the show, a bit about Anna herself, the bike ride, and more. Find out more about a Concert for Anna by listening to the show or visiting their website. We also get some background on “Ozz” and Reina during the episode as well.
About A Concert for Anna 10
In April 2008, Anna Lee Piroch was diagnosed with cervical cancer. The original Concert For Anna was put together by the local music community, of which Anna was an avid fan, as a way to help her pay her bills while she was unable to work as she battled the disease. Anna knew of the show to be held for her over Labor Day weekend 2008, and looked forward to attending. Sadly, in August 2008, Anna succumbed to the disease… But the music community would not let her spirit die. They came together in an incredibly moving act of kindness and held the show in her honor. When all was said and done, 17 bands had graced the stage that weekend, as well as numerous local businesses donating prizes, etc., and paid for Anna’s funeral expenses. That spirit of generosity and kindness in our local music community lives on in honor of our lost sister Anna, as a continual way to help others in our area in her name. Please help us every Labor Day weekend as we make a difference in someone’s life and ease the struggle that unfortunate circumstances can bring. God Bless, The Concert For Anna Team