EVANSDALE, Iowa — A “Concert for the Angels” to raise funds for the park project at Meyers Lake in memory of abducted cousins Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins will be April 20 at McElroy Auditorium.
The band Saving Abel will headline the event as part of its acoustic tour. Other bands will be Lotus featuring Matt Kettman, Never The Less, and singers from Heartland Vineyard Church, which Elizabeth’s family attends, featuring Lexi Chapman.
Tickets will be $20 in advance or $25 at the door and will be available at all Waterloo-Cedar Falls and Waverly Hy-Vees and the McElroy Auditorium box office.
Concert proceeds will go the Angels Memorial at Meyers Lake.
The concert is being presented by radio station KFMW 107.9 FM, “Rock 108.
Project volunteer Christie Tipton said the memorial is for the community as well as Lyric and Elizabeth, who were reported missing July 13; their bikes were found on a lakeside trail.
Their bodies were discovered near Readlyn in early December. The investigation into their disappearance and deaths continue.
The memorial includes a renovated park and walkway to the lake Island, where a gazebo will be constructed. The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa also is accepting donations.
Doors for the April 20 concert will open at 5:30 p.m.
To view the event listing on Facebook, click here.
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