(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Some of Sheridan's best musicians are going to play a benefit called "Love On Clayton,"—an event designed to raise funds for a man who was assaulted in downtown Sheridan earlier this month. Love on Clayton Night
Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m., at the Blacktooth Brewery and is spearheaded by
local musician Gary Small.
"The whole goal is to raise money to help Clayton cover his medical
expenses," Small said.
Clayton Denny was allegedly attacked after he was called a racist slur in a
downtown bar in the early morning hours of May 8, court documents state. He
has had multiple surgeries to treat a fractured orbital bone and has had to
have staples in his facial wounds, but he is on the road to recovery.
*h/t Annie Shaver / Pitchengine Communities*
Clayton is strong, but the recovery will be a long one, girlfriend Annie
"We are very thankful for all of the help from this community," Annie told
Dally. "We are incredibly grateful and thankful for all of the help and
donations ... having the help has been a life saver. I wish I could express
how thankful we are."
The evening will feature a silent auction, including beer from Luminous
Brewhouse, and five musical acts, including:
The Two Tracks
Crooked Mountain String Band
Gary Small and the Coyote Brothers ,
with special guests Melissa Butcher and percussionist Michael Gillan
Small said Denny is also the recipient of funds from an online fundraising
Read more about Clayton's survival on Dally at "Racism is a cancer and
Clayton Denny is a survivor
or read past coverage on the arrests
in the case.
*featured image h/t Gary Small / Pitchengine Communities*