This just in from The Associated Press:
The West Virginia Blues Society and a St. Albans barbecue restaurant are hosting an all-day fundraising concert for families affected by the Upper Big Branch mine disaster.
Tomahawk’s Smokehouse and Saloon will host the Miners’ Memorial Fundraiser starting at noon Saturday.
National recording artist Jason Ricci will headline the show. Other acts include the Crossroads Blues Band, Robert Altman, Holy Cow, C&S Railroad, John Taylor and Washboard Jo.
Tickets, including a hog roast with all the fixings, are $15 per person or $25 per couple. Children get in free.
All proceeds go to the West Virginia Council of Churches’ Montcoal Mining Disaster Fund.