By CODIE WYERS/Montana State news
Well-known musician and Paradise Valley resident John Mayer, says he has made a “true connection” with Montana after singing for the first times in two years since throat surgery.
In a Vootie Productions release Mayer stated “without the tireless effort and dedication of the firefighters of the Pine Creek fire, many more homes and memories would have been destroyed, mine among them.”
Mayer performed a benefit concert Friday night to raise money for firefighters who fought the Pine Creek fire in Paradise Valley last summer.
Smoke billowed just south of Livingston on Aug. 29as the Pine Creek fire began to rage, swallowing 8,572 acres, according to the Incident Information Center. Five homes and several outbuildings were consumed in the first day, but with the assistance of over 180 individuals “firefighters were able to stop any movement on that [south] flank of the fire by the first of September,” according to the Incident Information Center. Continue reading “Mayer ‘connects’ with his adopted home”