Maroon 5 & Train Stage Indiana State Fair Benefit
AWARDS & BENEFITS NEWS
Posted: August 19, 2011
Both bands have agreed to donate the proceeds of the event, including their artist fees to help the families of those killed in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse.
"It wouldn't be right to come in here and not give all this, these earnings to people who need it the most and so that just made sense." Train frontman Pat Monahan told local NBC affiliate WTHR.
Originally, the two bands had been set to perform together on the Indiana State Fair grandstand stage with more than 11,000 tickets sold but the event was preempted by Saturday's storm.
"We are supposed to be on that very stage today and I know a lot of our fans were looking forward to this show," Train guitarist Jimmy Stafford told WTHR.
The concert is expected to raise more than 500,000 in relief funds. - CelebrityAccess Staff Writers
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