Benefit For Nuçi's Space: Win VIP Tix for Voodoo

Rock N Raffle for VIP Voodoo Tix to Benefit Nuçi's Space

Widespread Panic
A new website featuring an online contest for the chance to win a VIP experience at Voodoo Music Festival 2009 in New Orleans was recently launched at The contest offers fans a chance to win the VIP experience with each $1 donation made to Nuçi's Space, a support and resource center dedicated to promoting the emotional, physical and occupational well-being of the music community. The contest will close on September 30 and one lucky winner will be chosen October 2 to receive:

-Airfare: two round trip airline tickets courtesy of AirTran Airways from anywhere AirTran flies in the continental United States to New Orleans.

-Accommodations: three-night stay at the New Orleans Marriott, the official hotel of Voodoo Fest.

-VIP Treatment: Two LOA Lounge (VIP) Voodoo Fest passes with swag from Widespread Panic and the Drive-by Truckers and special side stage viewing access for the Widespread Panic performance as well. VIP tix also includes: reserved parking in the LOA parking lot, line free entrance, raised viewing area, complementary classic New Orleans lunch buffet with signature drinks daily, complementary dinner buffet with Bourbon Street style drink specials nightly, continuous full bar service, exclusive live performances and private bathrooms.

Nuçi's Space was founded in 1999 by the Phillips family of Atlanta in memory of their son and brother who committed suicide in 1996 after a long battle with depression. Nuçi was a talented musician and a promising student at the University of Georgia in Athens. Having lived through the course of Nuçi's illness, the family recognized the need for obstacle free, user-friendly ways of treating and supporting those who suffer from depression and other such disorders. Nuçi's Space provides a variety of services for musicians who are often uninsured including professional therapy and medical care as well as professional services including several sound-proof, low cost rehearsal rooms.

Proceeds from Rock N Raffle will aid Nuçi's Space in their mission to prevent suicide by providing obstacle-free treatment for musicians suffering from depression and other such disorders, as well as to assist in the emotional, physical and professional well-being of musicians. Rock N Raffle was created with the help of the Drive-By Truckers, Widespread Panic, and Plexus Web Creations, all long-time, loyal supporters of Nuçi's Space. 100% of the proceeds from the online contest will benefit Nuçi's Space.

To enter the contest and support Nuçi's Space, go to For each $1 donation you make, your name will be entered into the grand prize drawing that will take place on October 2, 2009.

For details on the 2009 Voodoo fest go to

And for coverage of the 2008 Voodoo Experience, go here.

[Published on: 7/22/09]

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