WXPN Hosts 8th Annual Musicians On Call Benefit Concert
January 24, 2012 at 4:46 PM (PT)
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Triple A WXPN/PHILADELPHIA is set to host its 8TH ANNUAL WXPN MUSICIANS ON CALL BENEFIT CONCERT on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29th at WORLD CAFE LIVE.
The concert will feature performances by DIEGO GARCIA, MIKE DOUGHTY and PHILADELPHIA’s own MUTLU, and will be hosted by WXPN mid-day host and spokesperson for WXPN Musicians On Call HELEN LEICHT.
"This concert is really special because it’s all about celebrating the power of music while raising money for a worthy cause," said LEICHT. "Music’s ability to heal is real and powerful, and the Musicians On Call program makes a positive impact on so many people’s lives"
WXPN Musicians On Call is a non-profit initiative that brings musicians to local hospitals to perform at patients’ bedsides. Since 2004, the program has touched the lives of more than 41,000 patients and their families in healthcare facilities throughout the PHILADELPHIA region. Over the past eight years, 150 volunteer musicians and 41 volunteer guides have regularly participated in the program by providing weekly performances.