Benefit concerts to help Colorado Springs musician injured by suspected drunk driver

Mike Elmore in his hospital bed at UCHealth Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Photo courtesy Christian Murdock/The Gazette.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (The Gazette) - Summer has not been gentle to longtime musician Michael Elmore.

In July, the 65-year-old lost his right leg to amputation after being hit by a suspected drunken driver. He was unloading equipment for a gig outside Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge near downtown Colorado Springs.

In August, doctors discovered colon cancer lurking in the sound engineer and bass player’s body.

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Click here for the GoFundMe for Elmore.

Several benefit concerts are being held for Elmore:

The concerts are being held at North Plaza at University Village Colorado. 5246 N. Nevada Avenue. Donations are accepted.

-Sept. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. Dotsero

-Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. Inman Brothers