DECATUR, Ind. (WANE) – A benefit concert Saturday night honors the memory of three friends who were killed by a drunk driver two years ago.

Grab a chair and head to Decatur for a musical event with a good cause. Connor Brite’s Wildflowers provides free music lessons through events like the benefit concert.

Chris Hambrick, School of Rock and The Bulldogs are all performing at the family-friendly event.

“He always loved Tom Petty and his favorite album was the ‘Wildflowers’,” said Connor’s dad, Jeff Brite.

Connor Brite’s Wildflowers is a non-profit organization that started after three friends- Connor Brite, Trevor Ortiz and Jordan Fuelling- were killed by a drunk driver on June 7, 2020. Stemming from Connor’s love of music, the organization honors him and his two friends by providing free lessons in guitar, drums and piano to youth in Adams County.

“The whole endeavor is about is you take a tragedy, something that hits you right in the heart and you realize you have to go on,” said Ike Mandez, a family friend. “You want to do something important, this is important because it creates situations where so many people are going to have something so wonderful in the life happen and we can always look on that and be proud of what we are doing,” Mandez explained.

The first annual benefit concert is from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the downtown Madison Street Plaza. Food trucks and adult beverages are available. The organization is selling t-shirts and water and is accepting donations. All proceeds go to the Wildflowers’ program for rent, equipment, and instructors.