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The Blade: Editorial: A flawless festival

Another Acoustics for Autism music festival has come and gone with the million-dollar milestone of funding for assistance to families with children affected by autism, broken by record crowds, and more music than ever.

Project iAm’s sole fund-raiser has grown from a performance featuring 12 bands on one stage to an event with eight stages and 95 bands. Last Sunday in Maumee a crowd estimated at 30,000 came to hear music provided by Greater Toledo bands contributing their talent to the charitable mission behind Acoustics for Autism. Click Here to View Full Article

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Toledo Blade does featured article on the event.

C’mon, in: Acoustics for Autism has cold beer, a warm tent and a warmer heart

First things first: The beer’s cold and the tent’s warm.

What else is left to be said about the Maumee-based, musical blockbuster of compassion and love known as Acoustics for Autism?

Well, for one, it’s free. But you probably already knew that.

In honoring the longstanding wishes of co-founder Nicole Khoury, a rocker by night and a Toledo Municipal Court judge by day, there are no cover charges. Absolutely none. This is an event some promoters would have no qualms about charging top dollar for tickets. She does.


A packed house listens to music at The Village Idiot during the Acoustics for Autism event in 2017.
Phillip L. Kaplan


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