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Benefit Concert for Wildland Fire Fighters

About the event: A concert, book launch and fundraiser for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation ( to support the families of firefighters killed in the line of duty & to assist injured firefighters and their families.

About the Entertainment: The Kin was formed in NYC and has toured the world many times over, as headliners as well as opening for Coldplay, PINK, Bon Jovi and Rod Stewart. Their EP on Interscope earned them a gold record down under. After a year in the studio, their new album, MODERN PRIMITIVE, will be released this Summer.

Local artist Lily Pinto will be opening for the Kin!

About the book: Phoenix Rising tells the heart-wrenching stories of twenty women who suffered loss in western wildfires. It highlights the importance of being prepared for disaster and having a safety plan, as well as never taking anything in life for granted. All proceeds from the sales of the book will go to the Widlland Firefighter Foundation

About the Foundation: The Wildland Firefighter Foundation’s main focus is to help families of firefighters killed in the line of duty and to assist injured firefighters and their families.  They honor and acknowledge past, present, and future members of the wildland firefighting community, and partner with private and interagency organizations to bring recognition to wildland firefighters.  Wildland firefighters Wildland firefighters represent the diversity of the land they protect.  They are federal, state and local firefighters, private sector firefighters, interface firefighters, and volunteers from rural communities and towns across the United States.  Many are long-time career professionals, some much newer to the job. They’re ordinary people doing an extraordinary job – a community of committed individuals who work and train to protect our private and public lands.

About me (the MC): Bestselling author, coach and TEDx speaker, Kristen Moeller MS, utilizes decades of training in counseling and personal growth to champion those who become lost in their wild journey through this wacky world. After losing her home to a raging wildfire, Kristen practiced what she preaches by turning to writing as she walked through grief. Kristen has appeared on NPR, ABC, Fox News, as well as in the New York Times and the Huffington Post. Recently featured on A&E’s Tiny House Nation, Kristen and her husband have found themselves at home in Salida, Colorado.

Tickets are $15/advance and $20/door.  Doors open at 6:30pm.

Buy tickets online through Friday 4/8 (at advance price) here.

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