Band Against Cancer: The Sarah Cannon Tour – Verizon Theater – Grand Prairie, TX

Friday, September 16th, 2016 at Verizon Theater

martina-mcbride_grand-prairie_verizon-theater_2016-12Band Against Cancer: The Sarah Cannon Tour (featuring Martina McBride, Thompson Square, Cassadee Pope and Hudson Moore) kicked off the very first show of the tour right here in Grand Prairie to a packed crowd at Verizon Theater this past Friday.

Band Against Cancer is a cancer awareness initiative activated through a concert series, The Sarah Cannon Tour, (led by Sarah Cannon, Martina McBride, and the Big Machine Label Group) featuring Martina McBride and other artists, is aimed to ensure patients facing blood cancer have access to the best possible resources close to home. At each concert, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Band Against Cancer through special on-site activities. Full details about each stop of the tour will be announced in the coming months at:”

Editor’s Note: I was invited by Be The Match as an honored guest to the show; I have been on the registry for a total of 8 years, and a little over a year ago I had the honor of being an anonymous match for an 8 year old boy with Fanconi Anemia. Recently I’ve had the pleasure of meeting my blood-brother, Trevor (who is now 10 years old!), and his incredible family. With the help of his comic-book loving father, Trevor and his family came up with the idea of Marrow Man, a comic-book character aimed at helping young children with blood-disorders cope with their situation, and inspire them to keep fighting. To learn more about Marrow Man, please visit their website at the Epic Battle Campaign.

You can also learn more about my story, and contribute financially to Be The Match by visiting my online fund-raising page. If you are between the age of 18-44, you can also join the registry yourself and possibly be someone’s cure. Visit my Marrow Man For a Cure page to get started!

Photos: Daniel Work / Staff Photographer

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3 thoughts on “Band Against Cancer: The Sarah Cannon Tour – Verizon Theater – Grand Prairie, TX

  1. Cliff Ackerman
    September 18, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Wow! Thanks for sharing your Donor experience Daniel and this incredible Band Against Cancer show. Your pictures are awesome. I hope more of your readers will join Be The Match Registry and consider saving a life of someone from their heritage with cancer. Thanks again.

  2. September 18, 2016 at 9:39 pm

    Great photos! Thanks for posting. I would love to use post a few of these on my social media accounts. Would you mind emailing them to me?

    Thanks so much!
    Hudson Moore

  3. September 19, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Awesome pictures as usual! Thank you for including us, Marrow man and sharing our connection in your article. As you know we are so thankful for you and so incredibly proud of your advocate work for Be The Match. The Harris’s say you ROCK!