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Blue October Plans Local Benefit Concert for San Marcos Police Officer Copeland

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The local Texas band, Blue October will be holding a benefit concert on Thursday, December 21 in San Marcos at The Marc, in honor of fallen San Marcos police officer, Kenneth Copeland and his family. All proceeds from this acoustic concert will go directly to the family of the Officer Copeland, who was killed in the line of duty in San Marcos on December 4th.

“This Hits Home and Cuts Deeply In My Heart”

Blue October

Photo: Facebook/blueoctober

Blue October’s frontman, Justin Furstenfeld took to his Instagram account to announce the details of the concert.

“December 21st Thursday at @themarcsm in San Marcos Texas we will be playing an amazing acoustic show to help raise money for the family of Officer Copeland of the San Marcos police Dept. Officer Copeland was an amazing man and was unfortunately taken from us in the line of duty. My father was a police officer for the Houston police dept. and this hits home and cuts deeply in my heart. I am honored to be a part of this amazing gift from our community to his family. Tickets go on sale through The Marc and every single dollar made goes directly to the family.”

19 Years of Service at San Marcos Police Department

Officer Copeland
Photo: Facebook/smcpa

Officer Kenneth Copeland worked for 19 years at the San Marcos Police Department and was the first of their officers to ever die in the line of duty. He died Dec. 4 after serving a warrant on his day off, volunteering to work to help his co-workers and his family.

The band Blue October was formed in 1995 and has had ten Top 40 singles over their past seven studio albums. The band is best known for their platinum singles “Hate Me” and “Into the Ocean” from their 2006 platinum album “Foiled.”

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