is a U.S. concert series dedicated to the prevention, awareness and cure of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses that have become the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the country.
The next event to launch is Ticked Off Music Fest Los Angeles, scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the House of Blues at 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA.
The music line-up is still being developed but it currently features Les Stroud from the "Survivorman" TV series. Les and his full band will play songs from his recent solo releases and also field audience questions about his TV show.
Also appearing is Lyme activist, author and lead singer Natalie London and her band Hey, King!
LA native and former X and Lone Justice guitarist Tony Gilkyson will play his brand of alternative country.
Nashville-native Alisa Turner will play her breakout hit "Breathing" about her own struggles with Lyme disease.
Gregg Kirk and The Zen Engines will play songs from the band's recent CD releases, all inspired by his healing journeys through Lyme disease.
The fest will also feature several well-known speakers from the Lyme community, including "Out of the Woods" author Katina Makris and Inanna House founder Mara Williams.
Proceeds from the Ticked Off Music Fest Los Angeles will benefit LymeDisease.org and Inanna House.
Lyme and tick-borne diseases are the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country, around the world, and in California. The ticks that carry Lyme disease have been found in all but two counties in California. Infected ticks have been found in 42 of 58 counties. Los Angeles County alone has seven parks where infected ticks have been found. There is a very large community of Lyme Patients in Southern California who struggle to get the help & support they need.
The goal of the concert series is to drive awareness, give tips on prevention, connect those suffering from illness with Lyme-educated doctors, and to educate on the many symptoms of the diseases.
If you are an interested promoter, band, potential sponsor, exhibitor or are simply interested in helping the cause, please contact us.