Kebostock Event Details

My brother-in-law, Albert Simpson, has orchestrated a two-day benefit event for me in Gadsden, Alabama. Here are the details.


September 21-22, 2012


Back Forty Beer Co.Friday Night (6pm to midnight)

The party begins at Back Forty Beer Co with musical performances by:

Willie's WoodsSaturday Afternoon (noon to 5pm)

The family-friendly fun continues at Etowah county’s largest outdoor musical venue, Willie’s Woods. The day’s activities include:

  • More music (see below)
  • Raffles
  • Silent Auction
  • and lots of eating and drinking


Musical performances by:


Raffle tickets will be sold for the following items:

  • Ibanez electric guitar from Oden Music Co.
    ($5/ticket, only 200 tickets will be sold)
  • Fender Acoustic Guitar from Oden Music Co.
    ($10/ticket, only 200 tickets will be sold)
  • Happy Everything Platter with Happy Birthday attachment from Gifts on Wings
  • One set of drum sticks signed by Mark Herndon drummer for Leah Seawright and formerly the group Alabama
  • His (Brunswick) and Her (pink, Cuetec) pool cues from Alabama City Billiards, ($10/ticket for BOTH cues, only 200 tickets will be sold)
  • There will also be 50-50 drawings

Tickets will be available to buy soon as well as at the events.

Silent Auction

Some artists have donated pieces for the benefit. Pieces include:

  • Turned wood by acclaimed woodturner, Phil Colson
  • Mixed media pieces by stencil artist, Nathan Phaneuf
  • Found-object and variegated art by Sharon Maudsley
  • Two Numbered fine art prints.
    One is of a painting by Ted Kennedy (who died from the same cancer I have).


Food and drink will be available at the event.


My good bud, Jeremy Crawford will be supporting us by doing “Tattoos for Kebo” at his shop, Old School Ink, located at 154 Jester Parkway, Rainbow City, AL, (256) 442-5331.

Everyone, Come For the Fun

This is a benefit event to assist my wife and I in our struggle with my terminal brain cancer. If you were directed to this page for event details, but don’t know anything about me, you can learn more on the HOME page.  Even if you can’t donate, you can come out as part of the community and have a good time.

More Thanks

In addition to sponsors listed above, I want to thank some others:

  • We’ll be selling t-shirts designed by me to commemorate the event. Big thanks to my friends at Atlanta Shirt for donating shirts and printing! Ya’ll kick ass!
  • Dr. Dierick and Holly Sparks for providing drinks!
  • Tu’Kanoos for the armbands
  • Paul Harris, State Farm agent
  • Last and least, Kent Kimes for coming up with the name, “Kebostock.” Thanks, Kentavo!


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One response to “Kebostock Event Details”

  1. galaxygirl3 says :

    Hey Ken! This sounds like such a wonderful event in your honor! I plan on riding over to take part :)) Also, I would be happy to donate gift certificates for raffle or whatever if that is needed/wanted! You look beautiful – keep healing and feel good!
    Love, Lisa

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