POSTED: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 5:47pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 7:13am
EL PASO - Family and friends have organized two benefits concert for the families of two bandmates killed by a drunk driver on Friday.
Jonathan Cervoni and Aaron Carrillo were part a christian rock band called Ancient of Days. They were heading home from a concert at North Gate Church in northeast El Paso.
(For full story about crash, click here
Jonathan played the guitar and Aaron was the band's drummer.
Word about the tragic crash spread quickly on Facebook and Twitter. Comedian Dane Cook tweeted about the crash,
"I'm truly sorry to hear about @joncervoni passing away bc of a drunk driver. it's an unfortunate/unnecessary tragedy."
(Link to Dane Cook's Twitter page http://twitter.com/#!/danecook )
The Benefit Show to help the families of Jon Cervoni and Aaron Carillo will be held at Cohen Stadium Thursday, July 28 from 12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
The bands expected to perform include:
Before There Was Rosalyn
Triumph Over Shipwreck, This Is A Calling, Emerson Grey, Avindale, Ira The Machine, The Seventh Cavalry, With All Due Respect, Panthers vs Tigers, Takes South By Storm, Emrace Honor, Harsh Words, Barbarian, Clarity, Alive&Well, Carried Apart, Morgan Graves, As It's Written, Scream Your Outline, Infamous Jsus, Northbound, Echoes, From Mountains, Ocean Lies Ahead, Within Patterns, Rabbit Under Door!
W/ Acoustic sets by: Sons of Thunder, Language, Brandon Beltran, Christian Durden, Brittany & Austin!
DJ Set by : DJFRANKUS
You can RSVP to attend this event here:
The second benefit will be this Friday, July 15, at the Percolator at 217 N. Stanton.
The show begins at 4:30 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m.