The Holiday Inn in downtown Cumberland will host a benefit concert for WFWM, public radio from Frostburg State University, on Friday, April 16, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
he event will be held in the Holiday Inn's Crown Ballroom and will feature three bands. The Channel Cats Blues Band, who will be featured performers at a couple of shows this summer at the Rocky Gap Amphitheater, will open the benefit with a rare acoustic blues set. They will be followed by Pickin' @ Bluegrass from Somerset, Pa., with Tim Custer, a multi-award winning banjoist, leading the group. Headlining the show is Shanty Irish, the house band for the Cumberland Celtic Fest, with a set of Irish pub tunes.
There is a $5 cover charge; all proceeds go to WFWM, through the FSU Foundation Inc. WFWM broadcasts from the campus of FSU at 91.9 FM, 96.3 FM in the Deep Creek/Oakland area. For more information concerning the benefit, please call the Holiday Inn at (301) 724.8800 or WFWM at (301) 687.4143.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.