Join the KEXP community in supporting Haiti relief

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On January 12th, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Republic of Haiti devastating the country and its capital, Port Au Prince, and killing hundreds of thousands and injuring millions of people. Join the KEXP community in making a donation. Here are a few recommended websites to donate and learn more:

Upcoming Haiti benefit events in Seattle:

Thursday, February 25th, 7PM @ Egan’s Ballard Jam House
Benefit for Haiti featuring over 25 local musicians. All donations will be split between Food For The Poor and Doctors Without Borders for direct aid to Haiti earthquake victims

Friday, February 26th, 8PM @ Shoreline Community College Theatre, 12:30pm to 9:30pm
SCC 4 Haiti with college and community bands and artists performing and selling their work for donations to help Partner in Health and International Medical Assistance Team

Sunday, February 28th, 7:30PM @ Showbox at The Market
A Hootenanny For Haiti with Duff McKagan, Mike McCready, Kim Virant, Kim Warnick, Kristen Ward, Mark Pickerel, Star Anna, Chris Friel, Gary Westlake, Jeff Rouse, Justin Davis, Ty Bailie and friends to support Partners in Health

You can find more listings thanks to grüvr, which will locate any concerts near you, where ever you are. Click here for a map of Haiti concerts near you.

Send any other local benefit show announcements to jim@kexp.org.

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4 Comments

  1. Joanna Hoyt
    Posted January 23, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Permalink

    Hello,
    can you please add the Hattie’s hat “hoot for Haiti” to your benefit list? Between the Hattie’s event and the Tractor event, we are hoping to raise 5000.00 to benefit Haiti/Red Cross relief efforts !! thank you kindly!!
    Joanna ...facebook link :)
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/event.php?eid=254146699188&index=1

  2. Posted January 23, 2010 at 5:45 pm | Permalink

    Hello!

    Can you please add this benefit show that takes place in Tacoma @ The New Frontier Lounge next Saturday? Thanks!

  3. Posted February 20, 2010 at 2:49 am | Permalink

    ** SCC 4 Haiti **
    Date: Friday, 26 February 2010
    Time: 12:30pm to 9:30pm
    Location: Shoreline Community College Theatre - 16101 Greenwood Ave N

    12:30-1:10 - Y.E.S. feat. Jody Rackz & Joey McDaniel & Hip hop 206 dance crews
    1:20 - 2:00 - D K Mars
    2:00 - 2:30 - Tay Music feat. Art of movement crew Cha Cha
    2:30 - 4:30 - Shoreline talent show (contact us if interested in participating)
    4:30 - 5:20 - Poetry slam and theatre time
    5:30 - 6:30 - SCC Jazz Combo (directed by Steve Kim)
    6:30 - 7:30 - SCC Jazz Band (directed by Doug Reid)
    7:30 - 8:30 - Elliot Bay Music Group
    8:30 - 9:30 - FunknGroove (directed by Bruce Spitz)

    More Info:
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=286893013485

  4. Posted February 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    Indie Rockers For Haiti
    Start Time:
    Friday, March 12, 2010 at 6:00pm
    End Time:
    Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 2:00am
    Location:
    Eagles’s 805 4th ave Olympia WA 98506

    The Hive Dwellers
    Featuring Olympia legend Calvin Johnson
    Pet Products
    Their long awaited and sensational return to the stage
    Al Larsen
    The Some Velvet Sidewalk mastermind
    The Human Skab
    “Tough, weird future blues” - Wire Magazine
    Mary Win
    The YouTube sensation!
    Redbird Fever
    Rootsy indie rock from Hoquium
    Volume 3 They go up to 11!
    Wimps The return of Wimp Rock!
    & special guest Brazilian superstar
    Lulina From Olinda to Olympia!

    All proceeds will go to the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund
    http://www.haitiaction.net/About/HERF/HERF.html

    More info:
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=288268321989

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