2016 Flight to Mars “Ride the Rail” VIP Fundraiser

May 6, 2016 in News by Wishlist

14th ANNUAL “FLIGHT TO MARS” BENEFIT AND TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE

FEATURING PEARL JAM’S MIKE McCREADY
FRIDAY, MAY 20th and SATURDAY, MAY 21st AT THE SHOWBOX
Proceeds to benefit CCFA Camp Oasis, Patient Advocate Foundation & The Vitalogy FoundationSEATTLE — Flight to Mars, a tribute to 1970s English heavy rockers UFO
featuring Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, plays two shows at The
Showbox Market on Friday, May 20th and 21st for their 14th annual benefit.
Proceeds from the show will benefit the CCFA Camp Oasis, Patient Advocate Foundation & The Vitalogy Foundation.

Both shows will feature a special “Tribute to David Bowie” opening set,
curated by the Chris Friel Orchestra. Each night will include special
guests including members of Screaming Trees, Sweet Water, Stereo Embers,
and other artists including Sean Bates, Jeff Rouse, Kim Virant, and many
others.

*TICKETS*
$25 advance tickets, $30 day of show
Please visit the venue website for tickets and information:
www.ShowboxPresents.com <http://www.showboxpresents.com/>

*FLIGHT TO MARS RIDE THE RAIL PASSES*
A limited number of early entry “Ride the Rail” fundraiser packages will be
available by the Wishlist Foundation — a grassroots, Pearl Jam fan-driven
nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Pearl Jam’s charitable and
philanthropic goals.

VIP Ride the Rail packages include a laminated boarding passes to enter at
7:30PM, get first choice location for the shows before the general
admission ticket holders enter at 8PM and a 2016 Flight to Mars Goodie Bag.
Proceeds to benefit CCFA Camp Oasis & The Vitalogy Foundation. Packages can
be found at: www.ebay.com/usr/wishlistfoundation.

For more information: www.wishlistfoundation.org

*FLIGHT TO MARS*
Flight to Mars is a tribute band honoring 1970s English heavy rockers UFO
comprised of Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, Tim DiJulio (guitar),
Gary Westlake (bass), Mike Musburger (drums), Ryan Burns (keyboards) and
Paul Passereli (vocals).  With their first show in the Spring of 2003,
Flight to Mars’ annual Seattle benefit concert has been a celebrated,
sold-out, community event.

For more information: www.facebook.com/FlighttoMars

*TOUR BENEFICIARIES*
In 2002, Mike McCready made public his 20-year battle with Crohn’s Disease
and ulcerative colitis and has since been committed to raising awareness
and funding for the cause.

Proceeds from the tour will benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of
America’s Camp Oasis and The Vitalogy Foundation.

CCFA’s Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential camp program that’s mission is to
enrich the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by
providing a safe and supportive camp community.

For more information: http://www.ccfa.org/get-involved/camp-oasis/

The Vitalogy Foundation is a public non profit organization founded in 2006
by Pearl Jam and their manager. The Foundation supports the efforts of non
profit organizations doing commendable work in the fields of community
health, the environment, arts & education and social change.

For more information: www.pearljam.com/activism/vitalogy-foundation

*FLIGHT TO MARS VIP BOARDING PASSES*

*VIP Boarding Passes *

Winners of these VIP fundraiser packages will receive early entry laminated
boarding passes to enter at 7:30PM, get first choice location for the show
before the general admission ticket holders enter at 8PM and a 2016 Flight
to Mars Goodie Bag.

*Goodie Bags *(1 per person)

– One Flight to Mars goodie bag
– One early entry laminate pass to the show that evening (acts as your
GA ticket)
– One Wishlist Foundation set of buttons
– One Wishlist Foundation slipmat
– One Mike McCready guitar pick
– One 2016 Flight to Mars t-shirt (sizes subject to availability)
– One 2016 Flight to Mars poster autographed by the band

*VIP Boarding Pass Upgrade*
Winners of these VIP fundraiser packages will receive early entry laminated
boarding passes to their Flight to Mars experience, get first choice
location for the show before the general admission ticket holders enter at
8PM and a 2016 Flight to Mars Goodie Bag. *Winners must have an existing
ticket to enter!*

*Goodie Bags *(1 per person)

– One Flight to Mars goodie bag
– One Wishlist Foundation set of buttons
– One Wishlist Foundation slipmat
– One Mike McCready guitar pick
– One 2016 Flight to Mars t-shirt (sizes subject to availability)
– One 2016 Flight to Mars poster autographed by the band

*RULES & RESTRICTIONS*

– Wishlist Foundation, Listen Hear Media and Ten Club, LLC reserve the
right to deny VIP auction participation, VIP entry or item redemption to
any individual for any reason at any time.

– Auctions are for ONE DAY ONLY.

– Upgrade winners MUST have an existing, previously purchased ticket to get
in. Failure to provide ticket upon entry will void Upgrade benefits.

– Auction winners are not guaranteed to meet any members of any band or be
present for sound check.

– We will do our very best to accommodate all t-shirt sizes, but there are
no sizing guarantees.
– There are no refunds or returns on your winning auction donation.

– All package items are auctioned in ‘as is’ condition.

– Auction winners must be 21 years or older to attend. Current valid ID is
required to enter.
– Auction winners must email their name, address, phone number, email
address, guest name and shirt sizes for themselves and their guest to
wishlistfoundation(at)gmail.com within one week of auction conclusion.

Visit the Wishlist Foundation eBay profile for package listings:
http://ebay.com/usr/wishlistfoundation

For more information regarding the VIP Packages, please contact
wishlistfoundation(at)gmail.com.

*VIDEO*

·       2013 FTM Overview
http://vimeo.com/68556134

·       2012 FTM Overview
http://vimeo.com/38512841

·       2011 Flight to Mars Highlights
http://vimeo.com/23627580

·       2011 VIP Dave onstage, “Too Hot to Handle”
http://vimeo.com/23701370

·       2011 Rock ‘N Royal auction winner interview with Dave
http://vimeo.com/23682635

·       2011 Wishlist Promo Video
http://vimeo.com/21273923

·       2010 Flight to Mars Highlights + VIP Mike onstage, “I Wanna Be Your
Dog”
http://vimeo.com/11489118

·       2009 Rock ‘N Royal auction winner interview with Jeremy
http://vimeo.com/5408317

·       2009 VIP Jeremy onstage, “I Wanna Be Your Dog”
http://vimeo.com/5280863

·       Wishlist Foundation
http://vimeo.com/7468367