So the Kessler Theater is throwing a benefit concert, “Build a Better Jason,” to help. Roberts ran for U.S. Congress last year, and he has taken his unique approach to urban planning, the Better Block, all around the world. He is a co-founder of BFOC and Bastille Day. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year and underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
“He gives to his community tirelessly,” says Edwin Cabaniss of the Kessler. “Build a Better Jason is a way for everyone who knows, loves and appreciates him to help him close the book on his fight with cancer.”
The May 25 fundraiser starts at 7 p.m. with a bike ride from Eno’s to the Kessler.
Performers include John Singer Sergeant of the Deathray Davies, the White Ghost Shivers and Bobby Patterson. The event costs $25 and also includes an art auction and snacks. All proceeds will go toward Roberts’ medical bills.