Rock & Pop

Flying Horse Farms’ Campfire

When: Sat., April 22 2017

One of O.A.R.’s earliest songs, “That Was a Crazy Game of Poker,” came out on the band’s 1997 album The Wanderer. With the twangy first half of the song in which Marc Roberge sings in a bit of a drawl about how he’s “gotta throw it all down and kiss it goodbye,” it continues to be a fan favorite that the group always plays live. Expect the Ohio-based band to bust it out when it performs at the Flying Horse Farms’ Campfire, today at the Tinkham Veale University Center on the CWRU campus. Ohio native and America’s Got Talent star Caly Bevier will open the show. Part of the SeriousFun Children’s Network (SFCN), Flying Horse Farms provides “magical, transformative camp experiences” for children with serious illnesses. The camp, on 200 acres just outside Mt. Gilead, regularly hosts hundreds of children with serious illnesses free of charge. Founded in 1988 by actor, philanthropist and Ohio native Paul Newman, SFCN is a community of independently managed and financed camps and programs creating opportunities for children with serious illnesses. The event, which runs from 6 to 11 p.m., will include cocktails, food, live music and “inspiration.” Tickets cost $200. (Niesel)

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