The holiday season is upon us and it is time once again for "Home for the Holidaze 15: Songwriter Showcase & Charity Drive." The event brings together local performers for one evening of acoustic music for a good cause. The donations and proceeds from the event go towards purchasing food and winter clothing items that are distributed to homeless people and animals thru our selected charities: Congregation of Every 1, Hater Kitty Rescue Army and Outcry Street Ministry.
This year will feature the “return of revolver” a songwriters circle with the Inside Outlaws group of songwriters with performances by:
- ALISON LEWIS
- DON DUPRIE
- MATT DMITS
- BRANDON CALHOON
- EDDIE BARANEK
- and special guest TY STONE
The show is on THURSDAY, DEC. 14 at 8 pm. The venue is PJ'S LAGER HOUSE located at 1254 Michigan Avenue in Detroit. Please call 313-961-4668. www.pjslagerhouse.com. 21 & over are welcome. Admission is $5 with one can of people or pet food or winter clothing item or $6 without. Boots, blankets, socks and hats are much needed items this year.
Static Network has been hosting this night of songwriters for the past decade to benefit the community's homeless people and animals. The donations and proceeds from the event go towards purchasing food and winter clothing items that is distributed to the homeless thru our selected charities:
The Congregation of Every 1 - This local charity was founded as a congregation of people seeking a sense of community and a more efficient and direct means to help others. They provide back packs of food and goods that are distributed to the homeless population in the city. www.facebook.com/congregation1
Outcry Youth & Street Ministry - Brother Joe Hicks has been helping the homeless and youth in Detroit for over three decades. His nights are spent on the streets of downtown helping feed and clothe those less fortunate with the donations he receives. www.brotherjoesyouthandstreetministry.com
Pet food donations are also collected each year and donated to a non-profit animal rescue shelter.
Hater Kitty Rescue Army is a local cat rescue group who takes care of eastside of Detroit neighborhood strays, gets them health checked, and places them in forever homes. www.HaterKitty.com