Paul Reed Smith Band to Perform at the Concert for the Cure


The Paul Reed Smith Band is bringing its self-described “Chesapeake Gumbo” blend of music back to the Avalon Theatre in Easton, Maryland on February 17, 2017 at 8 pm for the 3rd annual Concert for the Cure to benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland.

Premium tickets include a pre-concert reception at the theater at 6:30 pm, which features a meet-and-greet with the band, lite fare signature samplings from a group of downtown Easton restaurants and a live auction for a signed Paul Reed Smith S2 Custom 24 electric guitar. General admission to the concert only is $40; premium tickets are $85. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 410-822-7299. The historic Tidewater Inn, directly across the street from the Avalon Theatre, is offering discounts for Concert for the Cure attendees; call 410-822-1300 to reserve a room.

6PRSBandPaul Reed Smith, who lives in Annapolis, is the founder and owner of PRS Guitars. Smith is one of the world’s preeminent master guitar makers with clients including Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, Dave Matthews and Ricky Skaggs.

The Paul Reed Smith Band performs worldwide, including England, Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy. The band says their music is s combination of funk, rock, R&B, jazz, fusion, gospel, New Orleans Style Meters, hip hop and melodic instrumental music.

Bassist Dr. William Nelson, also known professionally as the Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, will mingle with guests along with Paul Reed Smith and speak during the reception before the show.

Join us for an evening of great music to support those whose lives are affected by breast cancer. Net proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland, providing support for local breast health programs and national research. Please contact Lori Yates at for information about event sponsorship.

About Susan G. Komen and the Komen Maryland Affiliate

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Maryland is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure®, Komen Maryland has invested $30 million in local breast health programs and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research. For more information, call 410-938-8990 or visit

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