Reds Pitcher Arroyo Set to Perform Benefit Concert

CINCINNATI (May 15, 2007)­­ -- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, May 27, 7 p.m. at the new Lodge Bar, 35 E. 7th Street. Tickets are $25 per person with a limited number of VIP passes available for $100 which will include the opportunity to meet Bronson Arroyo, complimentary food and beverages.

The event will be also offer a sneak preview of the Lodge Bar, Cincinnati’s newest live music venue. City Beat, Lodge Bar and Miller Lite are presenting sponsors.

To purchase tickets, go to For more information, call (513) 721-9400.

Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Reds Community Fund and their baseball outreach programs and Homes for Our Troops, a foundation for military families which Arroyo supports.

“The benefit concert with Bronson will give fans an opportunity to hear great music while supporting the Reds Community Fund and community youth baseball programs,” said Charley Frank, executive director of the Reds Community Fund. “We are thrilled to have the support of Bronson and the team to offer this unique experience.”

About Bronson Arroyo

Born in Key West, Florida and raised in Tampa, Florida, Bronson Arroyo came from a musical and sports family. Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1995, Arroyo was later signed by the Boston Red Sox in 2003. After the 2004 World Series won by the Red Sox, Arroyo teamed up with music producer Loren Harriet and music executive Lou Mann to create a 12 song album, “Covering the Bases” featuring cover songs that Arroyo would play for his teammates. Arroyo is in his second season with the Reds.

About the Reds Community Fund

The Reds Community Fund is dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the Tri-State by leveraging the tradition of the Cincinnati Reds and the game of baseball. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Reds Community Fund and its signature program, the Reds Rookie Success League.

About Homes for Our Troops

Homes for Our Troops is a non-partisan, non-profit organization strongly committed to supporting members of the military who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious injuries and disabilities. Homes for Our Troops provides injured servicemen and women and their immediate families with homes at no cost to the veterans.