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Battle of the Bands Promises an Afternoon of Popular Christian Music
An afternoon of popular Christian music is on tap when national artist Jonny Diaz headlines Battle of the Bands, a concert from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 26, at Estero Community Park to benefit the Verity Pregnancy & Medical Resource Center.
Diaz’s hit song "More Beautiful You" has charted on American Christian music charts, and his major record label debut album of the same name has charted on Billboard magazine's Top Heatseekers and Top Christian Albums charts.
In addition to Diaz, concertgoers will be entertained by noted local bands Who is Jon? and For a Season, which will release its new “Lionhearted”
Discounted tickets can be purchased online at www.SWFLBattleoftheBands.com. Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for youth 11-17, with children 10 and younger admitted free. Tickets also will be sold at the gate at $10 for adults and $7 for youth.
More information is available by emailing swflbattleofthebands@
Verity Pregnancy & Medical Resource Center is a nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping women and families facing an unplanned pregnancy. The agency offers confidential, free services that include pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound, counseling, referral services for medical, housing and adoption, and post-abortion support. More information about Verity is available by calling 239-433-1929 or online at www.veritypmc.com
Many local businesses are helping to host the Battle of the Bands event. They are The News-Press, Ted Todd Insurance | Allstate, Rita’s Italian Ice, Gems of Gold, Jet’s Pizza, Sun Harvest Citrus, Jeff’s Chinese, NOMIXUPS, Pita Pit, Royal Shell Real Estate, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Rib City, Lee County ReproGraphics, Xtreme Air Sports Co., Grant Johnson Appliance Repair, LifeCare Center of Estero, TCBY Yogurt, Beasley Broadcasting Group, Inc., Gulfcoast Orthodontics, Beef O’Bradys, Estero Dental, 91.9 The Call, A Better Shape, Cash Coupons Direct and WAY-FM.