Benefit concert scheduled

Four local bands will perform for "Music for Mason," a concert on Jan. 21 to raise funds for a young man from eastern North Carolina who is battling cancer.

Participating bands are Liverpool, Cuz'n Kirk's Blues Band, Nick and the Babes, and Gen-X.

The concert will be held from 6-11 p.m. in The Turnage Theatre, 150 W. Main St. in downtown Washington.

Hors d'oeuvres will be served at intermission. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

All proceeds will assist the family of Mason Overton, 4, who has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Mason is the son of Brookes and Thomas Overton.

Ticket are $20 and are available through Arts of the Pamlico at The Turnage Theatre.