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Chester Bennington Candlelight Memorial Held In San Diego

The memorial will be held this Saturday evening

August 1, 2017

FM 949 - San Diego's Alternative


A candlelight memorial will be held this weekend in San Diego for the late lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington.

Bennington passed on July 20 and it was later confirmed that the cause of death was suicide.


The memorial will be this Saturday from 6-8:30 p.m. at Civita Park in Mission Valley.

It is encouraged to bring candles, artwork or anything else to help celebrate Chester's life.


Linkin Park was scheduled to make a stop in San Diego on October 20 for their upcoming tour, but all dates have since been cancelled.


For more details about the memorial, click here.




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