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Chicagoland's Rorey Carroll Brings Her Music Home to a Record Crowd
Rorey Carroll brought her Americana bluegrass music to a sell-out crowd at Gabe's Backstage Lounge in Highwood on December 18 for her CD release party. Hundred of fans packed the theater at one of the largest audiences ever to play at Gabe’s.
By: Kat Publicity
Carroll took the stage at around 9 pm with Bowles and local musicians from the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago. She donated a portion of the proceeds from the event to The Max Schewitz Foundation in honor of her late brother, Michael T. Carroll, who suffered from sudden cardiac arrest in November 2009.
About Rorey Carroll
Rorey Carroll is known for her soulful lyrics and gentle voice, but also for her independent spirit which is noticeable in her music. At a relatively young age, Carroll has collected a mountain of stories to share, and strikes chord through her lyrics on her debut album, “Roadside Lullabies.” Carroll’
“Roadside Lullabies” is dedicated to Carroll’s late brother, Michael T. Carroll, who died suddenly from cardiac arrest on November 24, 2009. “Performing near my hometown is very special to me. Having my family and friends together over the holidays is incredibly important this year. I am so honored to share my music with the people I love… the people who love me, and made this album a reality,” said Carroll.
Currently living in Lyons, CO, Carroll performs regularly throughout the country. For more information, please visit her website: www.roreycarroll.com, or contact Kat Publicity: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Max Schewitz Foundation
The Max Schewitz Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed by friends and family of Max Schewitz, a 20 year old Lake Bluff resident, who died suddenly from a cardiac arrhythmia in 2005. The Foundation has dual missions: to support education, prevention and research of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young people; and to support environmental conservation, a lifelong interest of Max’s. The Foundation’s core program is called, “Screens for Teens,” which provides free EKG testing to high school students. Almost 14,000 students have been screened through this program, of whom 189 students were flagged with abnormal EKG’s, requiring further evaluation. To learn more about The Max Schewitz Foundation, please visit their website: www.maxandthewildthings.com.
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