Update; This event has been postponed.

Nova MusicFest is bigger this year than ever before, featuring seven hours of music from local, regional, and international musicians who are committed to raising money for the Cancer Can Rock foundation. 

The Greek and the Freak, Juliet Lloyd, Gary Smallwood, the Eric Scott Trio, the 19th Street Band, the Chris Timbers Band, Tommy Gann and Kim Pittinger, and the Jason Masi Band will take the stage at 868 Estate Vineyards near Hillsboro on May 15.

Cancer Can Rock uses the money raised to invite musicians facing aggressive cancer into a studio with professionals to produce a song that serves as a tangible reminder of their recording experience. These songs have provided both pride for those who have survived and solace for those who survive them. Jim Ebert, a multi-platinum record producer, founded Cancer Can Rock following his cancer diagnosis in 2001. Over the past two decades, he has worked create recordings that provide pride for those who have survived cancer and solace for those who lost loved ones

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free. This event is dog-friendly, family friendly. Pop up tents are welcome. Outside alcohol is prohibited.

For tickets or to learn more about the foundation’s work, go to cancercanrock.org.