Four local bands to headline benefit concert this Sunday for Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:48

    Organizers look to increase awareness and to remember David Shey Central Valley — What organizers foresee as the first annual benefit concert for the Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County takes place this Sunday, Oct. 23, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Monroe-Woodbury High School. The concert is being held in memory of David Shey. “My brother passed away this summer at the young age of twenty five from substance abuse,” Julie Shey, one of the organizers said in an e-mail exchange announcing the program, “and we are hoping to raise awareness and to raise money for the Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council.” The concert will feature four local bands: Steudabakerbrown ( Sugarloaf Station ( Love Assassin ( Six Stories Told ( There also will be a 50/50 raffle, guest speakers, drug and alcohol awareness literature and a silent auction that will include luxury box tickets for a Jets/Giants game; New York Yankees official memorabilia; and an as yet determined item from Orange County Choppers. Tickets are $10 online, $15 at the door and $12 with a student ID. The council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the public health issue of alcoholism and other drug addictions. ADAC provides county members with programs and services to address substance abuse and addiction as a health condition which affects the individual, family and the community. ADAC provides information, referral and outreach services, as well as operating a School of Addiction Studies that provides credentialing in substance abuse for all human service professionals. For more information about the council, visit For more information about the concert, go to