Friends of Warren Zevon benefit concert for asbestos disease awareness and research

December 8th Concert, Presented by Jones House Music, to Be Held at Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez, CA – Featuring Tributes from Jordan Zevon and Other Well-Known Artists.

WHO:             Friends of Warren Zevon Featuring:

•          Jordan Zevon, Warren Zevon’s Son and ADAO National Spokesperson whose debut album is scheduled for release in early 2008 on New West Records

•          Mike Campbell and The Dirty Knobs, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar player with The Heartbreakers; performed on Zevon’s Grammy winning album, the Wind

•          Kenny Edwards, co-founder of the Stone Poneys with Linda Ronstadt and Bryndle with Karla Bonoff; recorded numerous Zevon songs and performed on Zevon’s Excitable Boy album

•          Matt Cartsonis, multi-instrumentalist and composer for film, television and various commercials; performed in Zevon’s final tour

•          Phil Cody, singer and songwriter; toured with Zevon in the 1990’s

•          Plus – up and coming young artists: Crosby Loggins and Paul Cartwright and Friends

WHAT:           Tribute Concert to Warren Zevon, who was taken in 2003 by the asbestos cancer, mesothelioma. Presented by Jones House Music, the concert will include songs from a myriad of performers who played with Zevon in various settings, including for his final album, The Wind, which earned two posthumous Grammy Awards in 2004 for Best Rock Performance By A Group or Duo for “Disorder in the House” along with longtime friend Bruce Springsteen, and Best Contemporary Folk album.

Warren Zevon’s legendary career includes over 18 albums, 2 gold records, 1 platinum record, 2 Grammy awards, an honorary presidential award from NARAS, and numerous Songwriter of The Year Awards from publications like Rolling Stone Magazine. His biggest hit, “Werewolves of London” continues to make critic lists as one of the best Rock songs of all time.

Funds will be used to support the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF). The occurrence of asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis, is growing out of control. Studies estimate that during the next decade, 100,000 victims in the United States will die of an asbestos related disease – equaling 30 deaths per day.

Tickets are $35 and are available starting November 5 at or at the Maverick Saloon

Lottery tickets will also be sold at the event to raise funds for MARF and ADAO with an exciting collection of prizes and in addition to the show, tickets for a wine tasting Meet and Greet will be available for purchase.

WHERE: Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto Street
Santa Ynez CA 93460

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2007
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CONTACT:    Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)
Douglas Larkin
Office: 703-250-3590 x1245
Mobile: 202-391-1546

About Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was founded by asbestos victims and their families in 2004. ADAO seeks to give asbestos victims a united voice to help ensure that their rights are fairly represented and protected, and raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the often deadly asbestos related diseases. ADAO is funded through voluntary contributions and staffed by volunteers. For more information visit

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

The Meso Foundation is the national nonprofit dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma, the fatal cancer caused by asbestos exposure, through the funding of cutting-edge research projects across the globe. To date the Foundation has funded over $4 million dollars in research. Additionally, the Foundation provides practical support for patients and their families through education, support, and guidance offered through our website, meso specialist and nurse practitioner, and our volunteer outreach programs. To learn more visit:


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