Local artist, friend to Dunnigan and fellow musician Jeff Arcel provided original artwork for the Dunnigan Fest promotional posters, as well as for some of the merchandise to be sold tonight. He said it was an honor to be involved in the project.
“It brings out the best in a community when people can stand up and support each other,” Arcel said. “[John]'s had a lot of people reach out. He's so well-loved."
“Whitefish is known for doing things over the top,” Arcel added. “It's going to be one heck of a party.”
Dunnigan Fest is a benefit event for local musician John Dunnigan and his family. Dunnigan fell ill earlier this year with pancreatitis, which has prevented him from performing since January. The medical bills, coupled with the income loss of not booking shows, has taken a toll on the longti…