Saturday, June 7th, 2008 at 8:00 PM
4 years ago
Brass Liberation Orchestra, Apple Pie Hopes, Alison Lovejoy, Road Kill
WE HEART NOLA
A Bay Area Social Aid & Pleasure benefit
in support of New Orleans groups fighting for their culture and community
Saturday, June 7
Amnesia Bar 853 Valencia St between 19th and 20th in the San Francisco Mission
Doors open at 8, music from 9pm - 2 am
$8-$10 donation at the door
Bay Area musicians and artists performing in solidarity:
9:00 Road Kill – Musical Story Time – http://www.myspace.com/storytimewithroadkill
9:30 Alison Lovejoy – Cabaret
10:15 Live Auction! - items such as a dessert party in your home, massage, local artwork, BLO playing at your party, and more...
10:30 – Short Films by Nara Denning - http://www.myspace.com/naradenning
10:45 Apple Pie Hopes - Olde Timey Wackiness - http://www.myspace.com/applepiehopes
11:30 Brass Liberation Orchestra - Brassy Balkan and 2nd-line Street Band - http://www.brassliberation. org
Proceeds from the show will go to support the Little Seven Players youth brass band - a project of the Porch 7th Ward cultural organization and the Original Big Seven Social Aid and Pleasure Club in New Orleans. Tax-deductible contributions will also be accepted... contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing and music are human rights, fundraising to support action to stop displacement, stop the attacks on working poor and cultural workers in New Orleans!
For additional background info check out:
Priced out of the parade:
Cops cracking down on NOLA bands
The post-Katrina housing fight:
The Porch's mission statement: