Rogue Wave Organ Donation Documentary to Screen in Chicago

Long-time readers may recall that we’ve posted about the trials and tribulations of the band Rogue Wave in the past on here.

As a quick recap, the band’s drummer, Pat Spurgeon, was in dire need of a kidney transplant in 2006. Working through the struggle of being a touring musician on dialysis, Pat received his kidney in 2007. In a crazy twist, the band’s former bassist, passed away in a tragic house fire in 2008 and went on to become a donor.

The band has now released a documentary called D tour that takes an inside look at Pat’s struggle for a transplant just as his career was taking off.

The Chicago Cultural Center will be screening the film this weekend!

Details are as follows:

Saturday, September 19th, 2:00 PM
Chicago Cultural Center in the Claudia Cassidy Theatre

78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL
Event, Open to the Public

In addition, the event will feature a panel discussion on organ/tissue donation with the following guests:

Alison Smith, Vice President of Operations, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network;
Dr. David Hinkamp, Founder, Co-Director, Health in the Arts Program, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tyler Beach, Musician
Moderator: Carrie Shepherd

Hop over here to check out more details and be sure to watch the trailer below!


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