Internet radio station 990WBOB.com rolls out the pink carpet for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hosting its third annual concert benefit, Boobstock, October 1, at The Apartment, 373 Richmond Street in Providence, RI at 8pm. With both indoor and outdoor stages, Boobstock offers an evening of live music and comedy, with all proceeds donated to Women & Infants Integrative Care Program in Women's Oncology.
According to the American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women between the ages of 15-54 and the second cause of cancer death in women 55-74. "I started this event in 2009 because my mother suffered from breast cancer. I learned how the experience can affect an entire family and feel it is important for anyone who may suffer from this disease receives the proper care" says station owner Adam Palazio.
Established in 2007, 990WBOB.com offers original live programming, and features independent musicians from around the country, with an emphasis on local talent. All of the performers at Boobstock can be heard on 990WBOB.com, including: Sienna, Dan Chase, Miss Wednesday, Sugar Honey Ice Tea, "Viking Jesus" Kris Hansen, Jon Tierney, Tony Jones and the Cretin 3, and more! Between musical acts, the audience will be treated to live comedy from some of New England's best comics, headlined by Dan Martin.
Boobstock is co-hosted by 990WBOB.com personality, and former 920 WHJJ news reporter, Kevin Willette, along with musician Malyssa BellaRosa and cabaret performer Kristen Minsky. "Boobstock is more than just a fundraiser", says Willette. "It’s a celebration of survival, the will to live, and the human spirit."
Boobstock is sponsored by: The Apartment, McCormick and Schmick’s, Motif Magazine, My Limo Style, and Narragansett Beer.