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Tribute event for Chris Cornell planned at Joe Squared on Saturday

Tribute event for Chris Cornell planned at Joe Squared on Saturday

The reported suicide last month of Chris Cornell hit the legendary rocker’s fans hard, including Baltimore comedian Mike Moran.

To cope, Moran turned to his two most reliable antidepressants — music and comedy — and quickly organized a tribute event called “Laugh and Cry,” scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday at Joe Squared on North Avenue. Several comedians, including Mickey Cucchiella, and musicians, including Brad Gunson, are set to perform.

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