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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Music For Hurricane Relief Benefit at First Avenue, Tonight

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Music For Hurricane Relief Benefit

Wednesday, September 14th
First Avenue (Mainroom)
701 1st Ave N.
Minneapolis, MN
All Ages, $6 (you can give more)

Belles of Skin City (MMA Best New Band)
Big Quarters (City Pages Cover Boys)
Brother and Sister (Ice Rod's Band)
DJ Snuggles
Doomtree (Sims, Dessa, Mictlan)
Green (Jazz Band)
Guardians of Balance
T-Hud (MN Timberwolves)
The C.O.R.E.
Unknown Prophets

Hosted by Sentwali and Sam Soulprano

Sponsored by YO! The Movement, Radio K,, KMOJ, We Win Institute, the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, and others.

The proceeds from this event will go directly to 3 different families.

Vernon Cade - Vernon was on life support in a hospital in Natchez, Mississippi. Natchez is between Biloxi, MS and New Orleans who were both hit. Natchez did not get hit but they had a large influx of people who needed medical service. Vernon was sent home, but when he got home he did not have power so he began dying. His family in MN had to purchase a generator and ship it to him because they could not get to him.

The Larson Family - Scott Larson, his wife and 3 children lost there house, which was destroyed during the floods in Gulfport, MS. They lost everything. Two boys and one girl are being relocated to Minnesota and need gift cards and funds for school. The children are the niece & nephews of Lars Larson who brought you

Hope For the Cities - They are taking donations for the 3,000 people who are being relocated from the south to Camp Ripley in Northern Minnesota. They need items and money.