The Benefit


Swanky live music by a range of the area’s most dapper bands. We’ve got more musical genres than you can shake a stick at.

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A nifty gallery show provided by the artists of the D’town Arts Coalition. It’ll be the cat’s pajamas.

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Silent Auction & Raffle

A veritable treasure trove of goods and services from local businesses will be raffled and auctioned throughout the night.

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About Us


 Cancer: A Benefit For Jessica Wilson is a not-for-personal-profit event organized by a collection of musicians, artists, designers and general ne’er-do-wells who decided to use our disparate (and negligible) talents for a common good: the communal and financial support of our longtime friends Jon and Jessica Wilson. In less than 280 days, Jessica has gone from thinking she was perfectly healthy, to being diagnosed with breast cancer, to chemotherapy, to mastectomy, to learning that her cancer is far more aggressive than previously treated for, and now to hyper-intensive radiation treatment. The physical and emotional toll of the disease on her, Jon and their young son, Andy, over the past 10 months is unimaginable. The financial toll, on the other hand, has a very tangible price tag of at least $20,000 (and growing). Neither Jon nor Jessica are the kind of people who would ask for any type of assistance.

Their friends, however, are just the sort who would shamelessly exploit ourselves to make a buck for a really fantastic family who’s been dealt a really y hand….

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Update: A tentative list of auction and raffle items has been added to the Benefit page. More will be added.