||EXIT STATE ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL PATRONS OF chART - CHILDREN'S HOSPICE ARTS
26th February 2013
Exit State are extremely proud to be announced as official patrons of the children's charitable organisation chART. chART's main objective is to enrich the lives of children and young people with life limiting conditions in hospices through the creative, performing and literary arts, enabling individual expression, creativity and communication.
Suzanne Price, Treasurer and Team Leader for Music, Film and Photography at chART said, "We are totally thrilled and honoured to announce Exit State have agreed to become patrons of chART - Children's Hospice Arts. We are very excited to be working closely with the band on some incredible ventures over the next few months, one of those being an acoustic set for the children and staff of Claire House Children's Hospice in the Wirral. We would like to sincerely thank Roy Bright, Phil Ireland, Peat Hicks, Matt Harris and their manager Mark Appleton for their kindness and fantastic support".
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Roy Bright adds.. "We were already proud to be recognised as official supporters of chART after being introduced by Wayne Findlay of Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock and to now be appointed as official patrons is a true honour. We're so grateful to Suzanne and her colleagues that we can be involved like this. We've been working on a new acoustic set and simply cannot wait to take that into a session at Claire House which will give us a fantastic opportunity to learn more about chART and the great things the organisation does for the children and young people".
Exit State are currently putting the finishing touches to the mixing of their 3rd album, planned for release in June 2013. Fans should expect the first single to be released soon and further news on that, plus tour dates for the summer will be announced before long. Meanwhile, the band will be warming up and giving some of the new songs an airing at the following shows:
March 2nd : Birmingham, Asylum 2
March 16th : Sutton Bridge, The Gathering
March 30th : Burnley, Sanctuary
Further tour listings will feature at the band's website www.exitstate.com
For more information about chART please visit their website. http://www.chartuk.org