We Came As Romans are continuing to honor the memory of late singer Kyle Pavone with the announcement of a tribute show.
The Promise Me Tribute will be held Oct. 28 at the Fillmore in their hometown of Detroit and will include a performance by WCAR.
According to Billboard, WCAR announced the show while playing at the same venue Sunday night. Frontman Dave Stephens revealed special guests are still to be announced, and “it’s just gonna be a big party celebrating all the awesome things Kyle did in his life.”
The show will serve as a fundraiser for the Kyle Pavone Foundation. Pavone passed away from an accidental drug overdose Aug. 25 at the age of 28, and the foundation was launched a couple days later.
According to the foundation’s website, it was created “out of love for Kyle by his caring family as a means for friends, colleagues and fans to remember Kyle.”
The website also included a mission statement, which reads as follows:
“The Kyle Pavone Foundation is a promise to serve and advocate for the musician community in their time of greatest need, providing hope and a means to carry on.”
For those who would like to donate to the Kyle Pavone Foundation, you can do so by donating a specified amount on the site, texting “Support KYLE” to 20222 or you can send checks or money orders to the following:
The Kyle Pavone Foundation/BCCF
32 West Michigan Ave. Suite 1
Battle Creek Michigan 49017
WCAR previously referenced “Promise Me” when Pavone’s passing was first announced. The band ended their statement with the lyrics “Will I be remembered or will I be lost in loving eyes?” which is from the track taken from their latest album Cold Like War. You can view the statement below.
“Today music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of We Came As Romans,” reads a statement from the band on Aug. 25. “Kyle’s tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, sincerity, his concern for others and his impressive musical talent.
— We Came As Romans (@wecameasromans) August 25, 2018
WCAR announced last month they were continuing on with the Bullet For My Valentine tour without Pavone and without a replacement. Stephens detailed that the band have been grieving over the loss Pavone, but they decided it was best to continue on with the tour.
“Through all of that, we decided that the best course of action for the band is to do the Bullet For My Valentine tour,” he says. “We feel like this honors Kyle, and we can talk about his foundation, the Kyle Pavone Foundation, and carry on doing what he would have wanted us to do and us be together onstage, playing music together, with our fans.”
Tickets for the Promise Me Tribute Oct. 28 at the Fillmore are on sale now. You can see the show’s poster and WCAR’s full list of tour dates below.
Please join us October 28th, to celebrate Kyles life. All proceeds go to The Kyle Pavone Foundation ???? pic.twitter.com/xNQ75tZlJp
— KylePavoneFoundation (@KVPFoundation) October 7, 2018
10/09 – Wichita, KS @ Cotillion Ballroom*
10/10 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre*
10/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern*
10/13 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
10/15 – San Diego, CA @ The Irenic
10/16 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues*
10/17 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock
10/18 – Albuquerque, NM @ The Jam Spot
10/20 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
10/21 – Indianapolis, IN @ Hoosier Dome
10/28 – Detroit, MI @ Fillmore (Promise Me Tribute)
*with Bullet For My Valentine