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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Tears in My Beer Fundraiser Today or This month's Low Down on the Ho-Down

Hope you and your family have made it through what was appropriated called "Frankenstorm". Hurricane Sandy did some major damage to our area,  and in light of all of the destruction, the storm also ushered in a wave of volunteerism and community spirit as we recover.

Today's Tears in My Beer Country Showcase at Lucky's [Juke Joint] will be raising money for the  American Red Cross and accepting donations for the JC Sandy Recover Group, that has organized scores of volunteers to help our friends and neighbors from all of Jersey City deal with the aftermath of the Hurricane. If you are looking to bring items : Currently the group needs are mainly clean-up items such as Contractor Bags, Masks, Tools Bleach and general Clean-up items. You can get at most updated list at We will have raffles goodies, including a Lucky Sevens and JC Tattoo Gift Certificate, and a Energizer All Weather Emergency Radio  and some choice emergency liquor to raffle.

Things start after two with Kalamity Kate and Skinny Steve [Iris Records Ranch] spinning. Music Starts at 5 with a set from Ryan's room mate Nick, followed by the Ashes at 6 pm, Jeremy Wallace at 7 pm, and closing it down with Dan Green's Dive Bombers at 8 pm. Afterwards, Chuck the Buck Daly [JC Tattoo Co.] and I, Square Dancing Tony will Ho-down the rest of the night. Keeping things on the Southernly Route. Expect a couple of Guest DJ's to mosey on in.

There's a whole bunch of fundraising going on to help those affected by the Hurricane. Click here to read Summer Hortillosa's JCI article . I know today and tomorrow the Pop-up at Mary Benson Gallery is doing stuffs.

Next Friday the 16th, The MiCK's will help out our sister city and host a Show for Hoboken at Maxwell's . They'll be donating a portion of the door and their sales of their new EP which will be released that night, Opening the Bill at 8 pm is JC's They Live , With Brooklyn's Ghost  Pal  and Marvin Barry and the New Sound proceeds for this show will go The "REBUiLD HOBOKEN" RELiEF FUND -  -and to The HOBOKEN VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS.

Prior to the storm we raised nearly $6,000 for the Historic JC and Harsimus Cemetery. Thank you again to all the played | came out and volunteered for this event ! 

Don't Forget the 22nd Annual Pagan Thanksgiving Feast is the 19th at Just Jakes 
and The Theme of our Annual Black Friday Party is Back to the Future - It's Going to be McFly CRazy