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Austin Businesses and Rock Stars Band Together for Critically Needed Liver Transplant

May 20, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Former members of legendary rock band “Boston,” and Austin businesses including Brad Womack’s (The Bachelor) downtown 6th Street venues. AMFM Studios and others have joined together to promote Organ Donor Awareness for the sake of Tammy Miranda, an Austin booking agent who has learned she has less than a year to live. A benefit concert/silent auction featuring former lead singer of legendary supergroup “Boston”, Fran Cosmo, will be held June 19th at brand new venue The Stage on 6th Street.

Tammy has a rare autoimmune genetic condition that causes the liver to fail. She is caught in a catch-22 too many Americans can relate to – she makes too much money to qualify for Medicaid, and can’t buy insurance because her case is considered “catastrophic.”

Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of “Boston,” said “My brother Ralph had less than a month to live, but then had a double lung transplant! Now he is doing GREAT. I know in my heart that this is all going to turn out just as well for Tammy, I can feel it!”

Tammy Miranda said, “I am forming a foundation called the Tammy Miranda Transplant Org where people can benefit from the funds raised in my transplant account……I am hoping my website will live on to help people in this situation.”

To purchase tickets or donate, go to www.teamtammymiranda.com

Famous Vodka and Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka are donating $1 per drink sold at the Womack Brother’s venues to Team Tammy Miranda and the transplant fund.


    Schedule:
    5/20      Blind Pig Pub    8 pm Ransom Jack
                                    Tish and Mizz Behavin, In the Pink,
    5/22      Chuggin Monkey   7 pm  Stewart Mann
    5/29      Molotov          7 pm Gary Cox Band
                                    Guilty Pleasures/ Aaron Navarro
    5/29      Bat Bar          8 pm  Band
                                    Sponsored by Texas Ski Ranch and
    6/4       Blind Pig Pub    8 pm  Scion
    6/5       Dogwood          7 pm Shawn Pander

                                    Tucker Jameson and the Hot Mugs,
                                     Cody Jasper, Em Cravens, The New
                                     Mars, and Fran and Anton Cosmo
    6/19      The Stage on 6th 2 pm  singing all the hits of Boston

CONTACT: Christine Thompson +1-424-239-9072 christine@amfmstudios.com

SOURCE Team Tammy Miranda


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