To assist a long-time Rockford musician, there is a benefit this Saturday.

Benefit This Saturday For Drew Corirossi

The details...

  • This Saturday, July 23rd
  • Park Lanes on North 2nd Street in Loves Park
  • Starts 3 pm
  • Basket raffle
  • 50/50 drawing
  • Live Music
  • Pasta dinner
    • $10 per person
    • 5 pm to 8 pm
  • Draw bag tournament
    • $10 per person
    • Sign-up 3 pm
    • Starts 4 pm
    • 40 spots available

They also created a t-shirt to help

What Happened To Drew Drew Corirossi 

According to the benefit event page on Facebook, HERE...

"Drew Corirossi fell and experienced a massive brain bleed on May 8th, 2021. After a few weeks in ICU @ St. Anthony Hospital, he is now rehabbing at Kindred Long Term Acute Care Hospital in Sycamore, IL. Drew is progressing but will have a long road ahead of him."

 

They are trying to raise money to help cover medical expenses.

Here is the latest...

Drew is home. He is weak on his left side. He can use a walker to get around. He will continue to improve with physical therapy.

Who Is Drew Corirossi

I met Drew in the late '90s when he was playing with his band, Poor Man's Fortune. The show was at the Times Theater in downtown Rockford. They were opening for Suite Oblivion at their CD release party.

We bonded immediately, Through the years he has played many shows for me at radio station events. They were always fun.

Through the years, Corirossi worked at Shooter's North a couple of different times.

Here is a couple of videos of him and his band in concert.

Video: Poor man's fortune

Video: Poor Mans Fortune

Drew is the kind of guy that would give you the shirt off his back, so I hope you can make it.

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