UPDATE: A fund has been set up to assist with medical costs. Amigo/Amiga has more info here
Drew Grow, the Portland musician who has earned a devout Seattle following playing with his backing band the Pastors’ Wives, was in a serious car accident last night.
Friends report that Grow has sustained multiple injuries, including broken bones, and was headed into surgery earlier today. Further details are scant, though it appears that the accident, which totaled the band's tour van, will result in months of healing and rehabilitation for the spirited performer.
The local music community that has come to embrace Grow has already planned a benefit show for the musician, scheduled for February 19 at the Columbia City Theater.
City Arts will update this post as more details become available.
Here is a video of Grow and his band playing last year's Doe Bay Festival.