Lead singer gave a kidney to the venue owner who gave his band a chance.
The best gifts are gifts of your heart. That is, unless you can give a kidney.
That’s what Brandon Robbins gave to Corey Fox , the small-town venue owner who helped launch Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees .
Corey’s Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo, Utah, has become an incubator for local acts, helping several of them — including Robbins’ band, The Moth & The Flame — realize mainstream music industry success.
“Corey really believed in us, and that may have been the most impactful thing he ever did for me personally,” Brandon told Project Thankful. “It’s a great feeling to have someone believe in you. It makes you feel like you can accomplish anything.”
The friendly feelings are mutual. Corey’s worked with a lot of bands, but …