This benefit show is a testament to the power of art and music to support community. See you this Sunday, 3/30, at The High Dive. 513 N 36th St. Seattle. Get ready for a rockin’ raffle and silent auction!
Seattle Bands including motopony, Half Kingdom, and The Horde and the Harem have donated cds or records to the raffle. Chris and crew at the U-District Artist & Craftsman Supply have donated two sets of travel acrylics with canvases. The High Dive is not only hosting the concert, but has donated a 10-show pass.
Photographer Taylor Graham has donated a matted print of this fantastic photo:
Additionally, the Alpha Martial Arts team has donated two credits for month-long VIP Karate, kickboxing, or CrossFit classes. Karate includes a free uniform and kickboxing includes free gloves. We will also have 20 free guest passes for 2-week trials with Alpha!
See you this Sunday, 3/30, at 7:30 at The High Dive, 513 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103.
Seattle is full of generous businesses and artists, and we are so appreciative of their contributions. Here are a few more things you can win in the raffle and auction!
-A Stress & Tension Reduction acupuncture visit courtesy of Jillian Kinney at Balanced Health Acupuncture. ($80 value)
-A $25 gift card for gear rental at Glazer’s Camera
-A gear tune-up at Evo, along with a waterbottle and other goodies ($50 value)
Jewelry artist and metalsmith Peggy Foy created a custom necklace for the auction! This beautiful work is titled “More Than Just Bricks” and is made of sterling silver, copper, and brass. The inscription reads “love, laughter, tears, dreams, memories,” and it is signed and dated. ($200 value)
View more of her work here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/arcanametalwork
Letterpress Distilling has donated a bottle of vodka, glasses, coasters, and a private tour for six! Thanks Skip & co.! ($250 value)
Many of Jonathan’s co-workers have contributed their artwork and creativity to the auction and raffle! This includes a painting, some photography prints, and two photo shoots. Michelle Pearl Gee and Tessa Budny have each donated photoshoots!
A few of Tessa’s images…
A few of Michelle’s images…
Here is our team with Jonathan. We love you!
Our friend Jonathan, 24, and his two high-school-aged siblings lost their father to cancer last summer and their mother to heart disease last fall. Their house is damaged from a tree falling on the roof. We are raising funds to help the family with home repairs, legal fees, and living expenses. Thanks to the fine folks at the High Dive and the musicians for making this event happen. Let’s show Jonathan some support and have a damn good time while we’re at it!
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Theoretics (instrumental set)
Daniel Blue (motopony)
Sam Miller (Jenny Invert)
Hosted by Davin Michael Stedman of The Staxx Brothers
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Don’t forget to check out the facebook event for the benefit show!
Members of Half Kingdom, Funky 2 Death, and Theoretics
Daniel Blue of motopony will share a solo set at the benefit show! Take a listen to She Is Spirit from a Ballard Session, and also this gorgeous arrangement of Hallelujah performed with Hannalee.
Analog synth-pop band Half Kingdom released their EP Guided By Vices in January. Listen here on Bandcamp.
Photography by Andy Roulston
Sam Miller is a singer/songwriter who also plays in Ravenna Woods and Jenny Invert.
Here’s a video of Sam with Jenny Invert. Hear more of Sam’s music on soundcloud!
Theoretics are a hip-hop electronic fusion band, now redefining their sound with an instrumental emphasis. A few of their influences include Little Dragon, The Roots, Massive Attack, and Madlib.
Here’s a video from their Neumos set last fall.
Find ’em here on facebook.