Kristi York Wooten: Rock Stars Climb Everest and Fight Cancer
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Remember the documentary Everest Rocks, which ran on the cable music channel Palladia and showed impromptu singalongs by members from 1980s bands such as Squeeze, The Fixx, The Alarm and The Stray Cats as they climbed peaks in Nepal for charity? That film captured the world's highest concert performance ever, and kickstarted the cancer-fighting charity Love Hope Strength (LHS).
Right now through December 12, 2012 the rockers are at it again -- this time at Everest Rocks II with Brett Dennen, G. Love, Cy Curnin and members of the Gin Blossoms and Fastball -- and you can follow their journey, message the team with song requests and encourage them on their way to the Everest base camp, where they'll break their previous world record for highest concert at a 12/12/12 finale gig.
LHS, which has held hundreds of events, climbs and concerts over the past five years to raise money and awareness for cancer treatment and bone marrow donor matches, was formed by cancer survivors M
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