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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Rock the Cause - Friday, November 14th at The Varsity Theater

The following poster comes to you with the approval of the Thin White Duke himself.

Brooke Aldridge- ROCK THE CAUSE

Glam-Rock Tribute and AIDS Awareness Concert
David Bowie Approves Use of Image; Additional Act Added

St. Paul, MN- October 28th, 2008- RZO Music Inc.— on behalf of Glam-Rock legend and singer/songwriter/performer David Bowie— today granted use of the Aladdin Sane cover image to Rock The Cause, the Minnesota 501(c)(3) working to create life changing experiences through the power of music. The image, which features a lightening-bestowed Bowie, appears as the centerpiece for the Glitter Ball 2.0 poster created by Rurik Hover. The night— emceed by Ian Rans (Drinking With Ian)— blasts off at The Varsity Theater on Friday, November 14th with a screening of the Todd Haynes Glam-Rock fantasy Velvet Goldmine and a wine tasting sponsored by Sacre Bleu.

Confirmed musical headliners are Alice Cooper protégés and Hollywood Fame Artist of the Year award-winners Crash Street Kids; White Light Riot; So It Goes; All The Pretty Horses as well as Mercurial Rage. Transmission DJ Jake Rudh will man decks, spinning Glam-tastic tracks from T-Rex, David Bowie, Queen, The Stooges, Roxy Music and more between live acts. Girl group Sick Of Sarah have been added to the already stellar line up, rounding out the bill. For an inspired donation, Glitter Kids arriving early can have their Glam looks amped up by stylists from Jungle Red Salon. Last but certainly not least, Glitter Ball 2.0 attendees will learn about the work of Clare Housing as well as The Minnesota AIDS Project, who serve people in our community living with HIV and AIDS. Rock The Cause will donate 80% of concert revenues from this event to Clare Housing ( and The Minnesota Aids Project (

WHAT: Glitter Ball 2.0: A Glam Rock Tribute and AIDS Awareness Concert

WHERE: The Varsity Theatre
WHEN: Friday November 14th, 2008; Doors @ 7:30 PM
TICKETS: $10 ADV/$15 DAY OF. Tickets are on sale now @: or

SPONSORS: The Onion, Jungle Red Salon, Sacre Bleu, Absolut Vodka, Jameson, Summit Brewing Company

Rock The Cause is a Minnesota-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that empowers people through music, community and awareness. Our mission is to partner with other non-profits to create the next generation of giving through the power of Rock-N-Roll. To learn more about RTC, please visit

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