STS9, REACT NOW - BENEFITS

AN EVENING TO BENEFIT THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE KATRINA :: FEATURING SOUND TRIBE SECTOR 9 with Special Guest TBA

WHEN: Tuesday September 20, 2005
WHERE: The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA
All Ages
TIME: 7:00pm Door / 8:00pm Show
PRICE: $20.00 minimum donation. There will be ways at the show to give more if you can afford it.

  • STS9 is working around the clock to set up various activities and ways to help the cause above and beyond the ticket price as well as specific organizations to benefit.

  • 100% of the profits from this event will go immediately Hurricane relief.

  • We ask you to please get the word out about this event, any and everyway you possibly can, to help make it as successful an event as possible on such short notice.


    From www.worldmusiccentral.org:

    ReAct Now: Music & Relief to Air Saturday, September 10 from 8pm-11pm ET/PT

    MTV, VH1, and CMT announced more artists set to take part in an ongoing Hurricane Katrina relief campaign which launches Saturday, September 10th from 8-11pm ET/PT with "ReAct Now: Music & Relief," a multi-artist, multi-genre, multi-platform special set to air commercial free and simultaneously across all the music networks including: MTV, VH1, CMT, MTV2, VH1 Classic, mtvU, and MTV Overdrive & VSpot, MTV & VH1's broadband video services.

    The special will seek to raise much needed funds for The American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, America's Second Harvest and similar organizations as they continue their relief efforts in the devastating wake of Hurricane Katrina. The campaign will also seek to activate the diverse audiences across MTV, VH1, and CMT to drive volunteerism, donations, and general awareness.

    A wide array of artists will appear in the special including: The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Kanye West, Sheryl Crow, Paul McCartney, Alan Jackson, 3 Doors Down, Kelly Clarkson, Brian Wilson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kid Rock, Melissa Etheridge, The Neville Brothers, Trent Reznor, Cash Money's Baby and Lil' Wayne, Motley Crue, Simple Plan, Dashboard Confessional, Goo Goo Dolls, Staind, Good Charlotte, Audioslave, Common, John Mayer, Marc Broussard, Maroon 5, The Radiators, and more. They join previously announced artists: Ludacris, Green Day, Usher, Alicia Keys, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews Band, Rob Thomas, David Banner, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.

    The live programming block from 8-11pm ET/PT will emanate from New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, and Atlanta, and will feature a combination of live and taped performances and messages from artists. Additional details will be announced in the coming days.

    "Since we announced this campaign, there has been an incredible outpouring of support from the music and entertainment community who want to lend their voices, performances or messages of hope to those in need," said Van Toffler, President MTV Networks Music Group. "The affected area hit hard by Hurricane Katrina shares a rich musical and cultural heritage, so it's all the more meaningful that we try to support these massive relief efforts through music and encouraging our audiences to help any way they can."

    Starting earlier this week, all the CMT, VH1, and MTV platforms have begun awareness campaigns to provide information to viewers on how to get involved and participate in the relief efforts. Viewers and users will continue to be directed to web sites and numbers where they can make donations of money, clothing, equipment, and anything else that may help the affected areas.

    Each of the respective news departments for MTV, VH1, and CMT are also covering and filing reports from the devastated areas. MTV News is planning a special that will also air on Saturday, September 10th, directly preceding "ReAct Now" on MTV.

    Links to relief organizations:

    American Red Cross
    America's Second Harvest
    National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
    Catholic Charities USA
    Episcopal Relief & Development
    Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    United Methodist Committee
    National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
    Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
    Salvation Army
    United Way Hurricane Katrina Response Fund
    Mercy Corps's Katrina Fund



    By Chad Saylor
  • Everyone at JamCruise sends our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those in New Orleans and everyone else devastated by Katrina. Many of our JamCruise artists are from that wonderful city and we want to do what we can to help.

    We are auctioning off an Ibanez GIO guitar from Jam Cruise 3 signed by all the artists. The money will be used by Feed the Children to buy food, formula and diapers to be distributed to the young victims of Katrina.

    The auction site has been moved to the Mimi Fishman Foundation due to Ebay restrictions, and they will make the donation on Jam Cruise's behalf. We hope that all that have already generously bid will submit again through our new channel.

    To place your bid, click here:

    http://www.gratefulweb.net/auctions/mimifishman

    We will pick the winner September 12th. Once again, we are all pulling together to help restore the cities and especially the spirits of all affected.

  • CD Baby is donating proceeds from many of its artist's albums when you purchase through the online distributor. A list of participating bands can be found here.

  • Mayor John Hickenlooper and concert promoter Chuck Morris held a news conference Thursday to announce a Dave Matthews Band Hurricane Katrina benefit concert, which is receiving official support from the City. The show will be held at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, on Monday, September 12, 2005.

    Tickets go on sale Wednesday September 7th at 10 am

    To charge tickets by phone, call (303) 830-TIXS or (719) 520-9090 or log on to www.ticketmaster.com.

    A limited number of VIP tickets will be available. The remaining seats will be $58.50. Ticketmaster and the band's own direct ticketing company, Musictoday, will be donating their applicable service charges per ticket.

  • Walter 'Wolfman' Washington will play New York City's Coda on Sept. 6th with proceeds going to the victims of the Gulf Coast Hurricane.

    Walter Washington
    Tuesday Sept. 6th 2005
    Coda | 34 East 34th Street, New York City
    $12 minimum donation

  • The good people over at Relix Magazine are offering up a special plan that will enable them to donate $12 from every new subsrciption to the Red Cross hurricane relief fund. Click here for more details.

    Thanks to your generosity, Relix has sent check for $1200 to the Red Cross for Katrina hurricane victims today, Sept. 2. Please continue to support this effort.

  • [Published on: 9/7/05]

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