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Thursday, January 21, 2010


Posted on Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 3:13 PM

Even more Detroit area Haitian benefits have been announced. Keep 'em coming, folks.

The Jazz Café at Music Hall will be presenting a music and spoken word benefit show for the cause next Friday night, January 29th, from 7 to 10 p.m. The sole purpose of the event is to raise monetary proceeds and basic living materials (i.e., water, clothing, blankets, etc.) that will be donated to non-profit organizations that directly support the people of Haiti. The concert is free of charge; however, attendance will require a donation (either monetary or material goods) that will go to help organizations that directly support this. In other woirds, no set price; give what you can. The venue is at 350 Madison Ave. Detroit; 313-887-8500 The full lineup is at the bottom of this post.

Also, the Sangria Skyclub in Royal Oak is presenting a "Dance for Haiti" benefit this coming Sunday night, January 24th. All patrons have to do is show up, pay the regular cover price ($5 minimum), and all proceed will go to the American Red Cross to aid the Haitians. The address is 401 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak' 248-543-1964.

Here's the lineup for the Jazz Café show:

7:00-7:05 Video Clip/Introduction

7:05-7:15 Kama Kazi (hip-hop)

7:15-7:25 Eagles’ Wings (hip-hop/rock/soul)

7:25-7:40 New Day Sun (alternative rock)

7:40-7:45 Dominique Smith/Desiree Neloms

7:45-7:55 RLW (Gospel)

8:00-8:15 Nadir (rock/soul)

8:15-8:30 Lady Chosen (hip-hop)

8:30-8:40 Jasmin Barber (acoustic soul)

8:45-8:55 LA (R&B/soul)

8:55-9:00 Dominique Smith (soloist)

9:00-9:15 Kevin Szwala (hip-hop)

9:15-9:30 Jamin Bradley (rock/techno)

9:30-9:45 Mizzion (poetry)

9:45-10:00 ‘Nique LoveRhodes (hip-hop)

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