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Megadeth to Donate Show Proceeds to Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Published 8 years ago on June 26, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

Megadeth to Donate Show Proceeds to Regional Food Bankof Oklahoma -

Megadeth are to donate proceeds from their July 16 Gigantourdate at the OKC Zoo Amphitheatre in Oklahoma City to the RegionalFood Bank of Oklahoma.

"Many amazing bands have come forward to aid Oklahomanssince the May tornadoes came and tore apart their homes andlives," says Dave Mustaine. "Now it's time for Heavy Metalto give to this community!"

In addition to the Gigantour donation the thrash elders alongwith many other local celebrities will take part in an All-Starsoftball game on July 15th at the ASA Hall of Fame Complex, withproceeds once again going towards the Regional Food Bank ofOklahoma.  

Established in 1980, the Regional Food Bank is the largestprivate hunger-relief organization in the state of Oklahoma. InFiscal Year 2012, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma distributed42.2 million pounds of food and product through a network of nearly1,000 partner agencies and schools throughout 53 central andwestern Oklahoma counties. The Regional Food Bank provides enoughfood to feed more than 90,000 people each week - nearly half ofwhich are children."

To learn more and to make a donation, visitregionalfoodbank.org

Megadeth Gigantour

July 03: Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook
July 05: Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
July 06: Canadaigua, NY - Marvin Sands PAC
July 08: Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 09: Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
July 10: Youngstown, OH - Covelli Center
July 13: Lubbock, TX - Lonestar Amphitheatre
July 14: Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Amphitheatre
July 16: Oklahoma City, OK - Zoo Amphitheatre
July 18: Bloomington, IL - US Cellular Coliseum
July 19: Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
July 22: Winnipeg, MB - MTS Center
July 23: Regina, SK - Brandt Centre
July 25: Calgary, AB - Stampede Corral
July 26: Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
July 27: Dawson Creek, BC - EnCana Events Centre
July 29: Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Entertainment & SportsCentre
July 30: Everett, WA - Comcast Arena
Aug 01: West Valley City, UT - Maverik Center
Aug 02: Broomfield, CO - 1st Bank Center
Aug 04: Fargo, ND - Scheels Arena
Aug 09: Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug 11: Toronto, ON - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

 


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