O.A.R. returns to their hometown to host the 2012 Heard The World Benefit Concert on Friday, December 14, performing with a symphony orchestra for the first time, the Beethoven Found Philharmonic. Held at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland, the event will benefit educational programs in Youngstown, Ohio, where O.A.R. saxophonist Jerry DePizzo was born and raised, as well as Beethoven Found's Tribute to the Wounded Warrior, which supports severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.
More info on The Heard the World Benefit Concert here: http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=8947
The benefit comes on the heels of their just released DVD/CD 'Live on Red Rocks' which features their July concert at the famed outdoor venue as well as a 40 minute documentary of the band's 2012 'Summer Crush' Tour. To purchase 'Live on Red Rocks' click here: http://oar.shop.musictoday.com/Dept.aspx?cp=420_58637