Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Harvey & Irma Hurricane Blues Benefit to Be Held in Milwaukee - Florida Festivals Contribute

From Reverend Raven's weekly email:

"The Blues for Harvey & Irma Hurricane Benefit

Ahoy shipmates, the USS Nevermore is back in port and being refitted for future deployments south next month. We are taking a much needed vacation this month but have some great shows still to play before we head out. Most important is our benefit to help our friends and neighbors affected by the hurricanes.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 4-8pm
The Anodyne Coffee Company
224 Bruce St, Milwaukee, WI
$20 cover charge and donations, raffles and auctions.


Jonny T-Bird & The MPs  3:30pm

Big Al Dorn & The Blues Howlers featuring Benny Rickun 4:15pm
Reverend Raven & The Chain Smoking Altar Boys featuring Benny Rickun 5pm

Special guests Smokey Holman and Andy Spadafora from Tweed Funk  5:45pm

Alex Wilson Band 6:30pm

The Blues Disciples 7:15pm

Jim Liban Combo featuring Greg Koch, Kurt Koenig and Matt Liban 7:30PM"

Reverand "Richard" Raven
*Reverend Raven and the Chain Smoking Alter Boys will be touring Florida in October - get out and let the man know Florida appreciates this!

From event page:
100% of proceeds taken at the show will go to Direct Relief International helping recover from Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey and helping recovery efforts in Mexico City and the world over. Check out the link below for better and more informative info...
Charity Navigator says, "In addition to the No. 1 spot on Charity Navigator’s list, Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, an “A” rating from CharityWatch, and was named to Fast Company’s list of the “World’s 10 Most Innovative Nonprofits.”

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Jazz & Blues Florida acknowledges our blues festival clients that have stepped up and donated the following to the auctions to be held that day:

Suncoast Blues Festival (2 Tickets)
Sarasota FL
March 3, 2018
James Armstrong, Doug Macleod, Thornetta Davis, Lurrie Bell, Monster Mike Welch/Mike Ledbetter Band.

Venice Blues Fest (2 Tickets)
Maxine Barritt Park, Venice, FL
November 18, 2017
Venice Blues Festival 2017- the Fifth Annual Venice Blues Festival sponsored by VeniceMainStreet. Artist performing: CeCe Teneal, Tommy Z, Eliza Neals, Andrew "JR BOY" Jones, and ELVIN BISHOP.

Bonita Blues Festival (4 Weekend Passes)
Bonita Springs, FL
March 9 & 10, 2018
Line Up TBA

Thank you all, north and south, and let's all welcome the winner to one of our great Florida blues experiences!

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