Brad Purcell, a 1981 Danvers High grad, is fighting esophageal cancer and his friends have been raising money to help him pay mounting medical bills for ongoing treatment.
A special benefit concert is being held Saturday night (7 p.m.) at Timothy's at the Village Green -- the Brad Purcell Aid Fund Benefit. Three bands will perform for the night -- Aerochix, Six Strings Down and Spock Lobster.
Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Call Donnie Noyes at 978-502-3576 for more details.
Purcell is a local musician and runs ION-U.com Skate Gear & More, which provides all sorts gear for skateboarders.