‘The Beat Goes On!’ musical benefit to be held at Hondo’s

The 12th annual Relay for Life musical fundraiser, The Beat Goes On!, will be held over two Thursday nights,  tomorrow, April 3, and Thursday, April 17.

“Seasoned” musicians will take the stage tomorrow beginning at 5:30 p.m. with youth performers slated for April 17 at 5:15 p.m.

The event, sponsored by The Zonta Club and the Texas Wild Angels Relay for Life team, will be held at Hondo’s, 312 West Main Street. Hours will be 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, and includes a luminaria and prize drawing ticket.

This year’s event will be held in memory of Pat Hemphill, a founding member of the Texas Wild Angels Relay for Life team and one of the organizers of The Beat Goes On!, who passed away earlier this year.

Greg Stone of Hill Country Ears Sound Company will be the master of ceremonies and provide sound arrangements.

In addition to prize drawings, a silent auction will also be held at The Beat Goes On!

Musicians will be volunteering their time and talents. In addition, a percentage of food and beverage sales will be donated to the cancer-fighting cause.

Hondo’s kitchen will remain open until 9 p.m.

Tax-deductible checks should be made out to: American Cancer Society.

This year’s local Relay For Life event is set for April 25-26 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Fredericksburg High School stadium.

The line-up of entertainment for The Beat Goes On! is as follows:

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