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Jared and the Mill Perform Special Hospital Room Show for Fan Hurt in SXSW Accident

The next time you see the members of Jared and the Mill hanging out around town or before one of their upcoming gigs (like at next weekend's McDowell Mountain Music Festival), be sure to offer a handshake, a kind word, or maybe even a hug.

They definitely deserve it, since the local six-piece indie folk-rock band performed a magnanimous gesture over the weekend for a fan who is going through an extremely painful time in her life.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.