May 6, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 106

Benefit concert raises money for Ironwood animal shelter

IRONWOOD — Tim Mesun played his third benefit for HOPE Animal Shelter at Theatre North Saturday evening. It was the 12th benefit he has played in his career.

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Tim Mesun masters two keyboards during his third benefit concert for HOPE Animal Shelter in Ironwood Saturday at Theatre North. The concert raised $330. This was Mesun’s 12th career benefit performance.

He was joined on stage by Matt Agee in a special performance by “La Fratelli Azzuri,” or “The Blues Brothers,” in English.

“I really enjoy jazz and blues, and I am performing five new songs tonight,” Mesun said. His last benefit for HOPE raised $400. His new songs included, “Destination,” and “Canto di Ringraziamento,” which he dedicated to everyone who has helped him over the years. “This is my gift to you,...