Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Katrina floods city with refugees; benefits ahead to aid victims of the Louisiana catastrophe that is actually a national disaster

Tipitna's Music Office Co-Op/Shreveport and 516 soundstage present the "Hurricane Party!"
A week full of events to benefit the hurricane victims. Each day features a separate event with proceeds and donations, etc. to assist the displaced hurricane victims.

Wednesday, August 31 9AM- Thursday, September 8 12AM (Midnight)
516 soundstage opens its doors as an air conditioned shelter for displaced musicians and their families. A secure storage facility for music equipment is provided, as well as a drop off point for canned goods, clothing, toys, and toiletries to be distributed through the Red Cross and Christian Service.
Displaced Musicians may play for tips.


Wednesday, August 31 7PM-until: ACOUSTIC JAM
Open acoustic jam with Kurt Copeland and the Congregation. Displaced Musicians may play for tips.

Thursday, September 1 7PM-until: SONGWRITER'S NIGHT
Hosted by Heather Romero. Displaced Musicians may play for tips.

Friday and Saturday, September 2nd & 3rd: SCHEDULED SHOWS
The shows must go on. Featuring American Tragedy.

Bring canned goods, clothing & toiletry donations, etc. as admission. Line up includes: Dirtfoot, Mars Vegas, Infinite Division, Redshift, DJ Jalapeno, Artscool, DJ Quickie Mart, Amelia Blake, Heather Romero, and many others.
Displaced Musicians may play for tips.

All times are subject to change.
For more information contact:
Dan Garner at Tipitina's Music Office Co-Op/Shreveport (318) 934-0000
or Tom E. Gun (318) 226-0901.

Carter Sutton writes "Daniel Keele created the poster. In the past 36 hours, I have been amazed at the generosity people have displayed in helping with show."

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