Eldren's Josh Lee: Musicians rally around violinist detained by ICE
|Josh Lee (right).|
In the meantime, as they navigate their current live schedule without Lee, the four remaining members of Eldren are fundraising to support their detained bandmate. When it came to next weekend's benefit concert on Lee's behalf, local bands such as The Epilogues and In the Whale quickly volunteered to join the lineup, and organizers at the Gothic donated the venue time. "People were already reaching out to help Josh before we could even set anything up," Eldren guitarist and keyboardist Tyler Imbrogno says. He yawns. "Sorry, we've been up all night."
That's because last night, four-fifths of Eldren gathered to record a cover of the Beatles' "Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite," which they reworked as "Being For the Benefit of Josh Lee" and will pair with a music video to promote the upcoming benefit. "We're just trying to come up with any ideas we can," Imbrogno says. "There are a lot of people out there in the community who really care about Josh."
Next weekend's benefit concert features Eldren, In the Whale, the Epilogues and Caleb Slade and is scheduled for the Gothic Theatre at 9 p.m. on June 29.
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