Albanians 'jam for Jaxon' at State Theatre

Lane rosen
Lane rosen

Saturday night in Downtown Albany, more than one hundred people enjoyed a concert from different bands, while helping a sick child.

These bands are "Jamming for Jaxon." One year-old Jaxon Singletary is waiting for a heart transplant.
The owner of the State Theatre wants to help people who are critically ill with benefit concerts. He says he's glad to open up the theatre to help others. But, he needs support from the community for it all to be worth it. 
"It's a three legged stool," said owner Lane Rosen. "I have to be willing to donate the space as I am. Two, we need the great bands to volunteer as they have been. But, we also need the community to come out and support the event and come and visit the show."

Rosen says he hopes to help other families with benefit concerts as well. He is very grateful for the bands who are playing for free. 

The bands that took the stage Saturday night are Guilty Pleasures, Scheme, Another Alien Astronaut, and UBL.

Rosen says the concerts are his way of paying it forward to those in need around Albany. Rosen himself is a cancer survivor.

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