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Bobby Long to perform at the "Artists for Autism' music festival

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Forget Lollapalooza, forget Coachella, forget Bonnaroo. The music festival you want to attend this year is Only About the Music’s “Artists for Autism.” It’s something special, unique. And yes, this year it is featuring ATO Recording Artist Bobby Long, where you will hear new songs from his sophomore album, "Wishbone." Also performing will be Tom Bertram, Miles Garber, Edward Hartline, Naseem Khuri, Shannon Labrie, Alex Starling, Surviving Allison, and Toy Soldiers. You will have the chance to not only see these artists from England and the U.S. perform live, but you will also have an opportunity to “give back.” This weekend is guaranteed to be filled with fun and friendship, while mingling with the artists. So, get ready for a life-changing weekend.

Held at the Auld Shebeen at 3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 20030, the festival begins on November 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. and will continue through November 3rd. Only About the Music has stated that the purpose of the “Artists for Autism” music festival is to raise funds through the sale of tickets, merchandise and private support for Grafton Integrated Health Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and enhancing the lives of children with Autism and their families. Tickets start at $150 for general admission and $250 for VIP. It is open to all ages.

Only About the Music is a grassroots organization which was created by music lovers to celebrate all musical genres. This year, operated mostly by volunteers, Only About the Music’s 2013 music event is designed to raise and distribute funding for educational tools, provide technology, and assist local communities with families affected by Autism.

For housing, Only About the Music has announced that they are holding a block of rooms at a discounted rate at a local hotel:

Hampton Inn

10860 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22030

Tel: +1 (703) 385-2600

November 1st: $79.00 per night, per room, plus 12% tax

November 2nd: $79.00 per night, per room, plus 12% tax

November 3rd: $79.00 per night, per room, plus 12% tax

Included in this rate is a complimentary breakfast, high-speed Internet, free parking, local calls, 24 hrs. Fitness Center and a Business Center.

Group Name: Only About the Music

Group Code: C-OAM

For more information about this worthy event, please visit:

www.onlyaboutthemusic.org.

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