Chris Martin joins Jakob Dylan for Crohn's awareness benefit

10th Mar 17 | Entertainment News

Coldplay star Chris Martin is joining Bob Dylan's rocker son Jakob to raise awareness about Crohn's and Colitis at an upcoming benefit show.

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The Yellow singer and The Wallflowers frontman will hit the stage at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Saturday (11Mar17) for the Rock the Night: A Benefit to Cure Crohn's and Colitis charity show, which will also feature appearances by Butch Walker and Jade.

Proceeds will benefit The Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center at Mount Sinai, the Pediatric IBD Center at Cedars-Sinai, and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.

Jakob Dylan has been raising awareness for Crohn's disease ever since his nephew Lowell, Bob's grandson, was diagnosed with the chronic inflammatory bowel disease.

The teenager is the son of Jakob's brother Samuel and his wife Stacy.

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