Thursday, January 21, 2010

City Pages hearts Haiti

City Pages music editor Andrea Swensson piqued our interest last night when she posted a Facebook status update about "a big announcement tomorrow morning." Well, true to her word, this morning Swensson posted the details about a rockin' benefit show on February 6th called "Gimme Shelter: A Benefit for Haiti." The show features an all-star local band lineup featuring co-headliners Mark Mallman and Solid Gold along with Peter Wolf Crier and Zoo Animal, and DJs Jimmy2Times and Mike 2600. Also on hand will be artists Chuck U and Anthem Heart, who will be selling their work at reasonable prices for the benefit. City Pages says 100% of the proceeds for the night will go to benefit the Red Cross Haiti Relief & Development Fund and Architecture for Humanity.

Bonus: The event will be hosted by CP cuties Swensson and Jen Boyles! Hott!

Know of any other great Haiti benefits going on around town? Post them in the comments section! MNSpeak suggests a few HERE.

submitted by @letoilemagazine

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