Guitars for Vets currently operates 61 chapters in 27 states and is dedicated to sharing the healing power of music with veterans suffering from PTSD.The local Rockford chapter is hosting "Heroes Unplugged", a benefit for vets on Saturday, July 2nd at the Nordlof Center.

The concert will feature music from HindSite, Taboo Blah Blah, Whoa Nellie, Paul Bronson, 12+4, Bruce Nelson and Jim Becker, the Rockford Dance Company Cardio Tap Dancers, and the Rockford Guitars 4 Vets Jam Band. The lobby doors will open at 2 P.M. for a silent auction and the concert will run from 3-6 P.M. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door.

For more information on the group visit their Facebook page here or email them at