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By Marlene Lang, the

PHOENIXVILLE, PA — Mont Clare’s flood victims will get help from musicians in a benefit concert coming soon to the Colonial Theatre.

The Concert for Canal Relief on Oct. 26 will feature Ben Arnold, The Mighty Manatees, Holt Music, and Cliff Hillis in a show at The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville.

Event promoters said 100 percent of the night’s profits will benefit the residents of Mont Clare and Port Providence affected by Hurricane Ida. Dozens of homes along the canal in Mont Clare and Port Providence were completely destroyed in the early September deluge that crossed southeastern Pennsylvania and residents remain in need as they await assistance.

The Concert for Canal Relief starts at 6 p.m. at the Colonial in downtown Phoenixville.

“Music is the best medicine we all need!” wrote one resident on social media.

“If you have been impacted by the flood-this is for you. You are invited to be a guest in the front row at no charge,” an event posting by Kristin Murray said.

Sponsors are Sly Fox Brewing Company, The Colonial Theatre, Virtual Farm Creative, and Schuylkill Canal Association. Tickets are not available over the phone or at the Colonial Theatre Box Office. Go here to get tickets.

The ticketleap site explains that the “choose your own seats” is not available on mobile versions of browsers, the site explained.

Anyone who’d like to make a donation to the event but can’t attend may donate to the Schuylkill Canal Association here and should write “Canal Relief” in the comments section.

A Facebook group called Mont Clare & Phoenixville Clean Up Effort has been organizing and providing information for anyone looking to connect — either for help or to offer help.

Read the Patch story about Mont Clare’s flood victims and volunteer assistance here.

Colonial Theatre requires masks and proof of full vaccination OR a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of the event required for entrance.

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