Popular Christian music groups to perform at Roanoke College

Jason Castro
Jason Castro

Calling all Christian music fans and those who want to donate to a worthy cause.

Christian recording artists, For King & Country, Dara Maclean, and Jason Castro, from American Idol season 7, will perform at Roanoke College for a special benefit concert on Sunday, Oct. 7.

This concert, called “Music for Food” is hosted by several different Christian organizations at Roanoke, including Catholic Campus Ministries, Intervarsity, Lutheran Student Movement, Baptist Student Union, Students for Life, Young Life and the Chaplain’s Office.

All proceeds from this concert will go to Roanoke area organizations that feed the homeless, such as RAM House, the Rescue Mission, the Salem/Roanoke County Food Pantry and Micah’s Backpack.

The concert is open to Roanoke students and to the general public. It starts at 5 p.m. in Roanoke’s Alumni Gym. Tickets are $10 before the concert and $13 at the door. They can be purchased at http://www.itickets.com/events/292448.html or at Roanoke’s Colket Center Information Desk.