Café Aroma has organized a benefit concert for Rachel Welch and her children, Opal and Jasper Larkin, following the untimely death of her husband, James Larkin, who died June 3 at the young age of 39.
The Art Alliance of Idyllwild organized a silent auction that is available for viewing at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at Café Aroma. Seating for the concert begins at 4 p.m. with music beginning at 4:30 p.m. that afternoon.
All gate, auction and food proceeds go to Welch and her family. Sysco and U.S. Foods are donating food for a buffet spaghetti supper.
Suggested donations at the door are $25. The bar will be open.
Solo artists are Kelly Armantage, Christian Chalifour, Juls Phillips, Carlos Reynosa, Bill Sheppard, Terry Jo Stratton, Miles Thomas and Cole Withers.
Groups performing include Alternate Tuning, Change Required, The Stiff Joints, The Great Suspenders, The Len Tones, Pentagrams & Daisies and The Stiff Joints.
Featured artists are Willy Bonnar, Paul Carman, Sandii Castleberry, Roger Dutton, Bryan and Larée Gibson Goodhead, Lenny Hansell, Jac and Luca Jacaruso,
John King, Elaine Latimer, Joey Latimer, Keith McCabe, Don Reed, Rodger Reeder, Bill Saitta, Monica Sierras, Colin Smith, Craig Wills and Owen Zorn.