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Word on the street is that Matt The Electrician and Moonlight Towers are both working on new records. Stay tuned for more information on release dates.
This month’s Friday Kitchen Concert volunteer is Cheryl Murdock. We can’t wait to have her come and play for everyone at Caritas!
Josh Ritter/The Beast In Its Tracks
With gratitude, we are happy to announce that we raised over $3000+ for the Community Kitchen & Food Services programs at Caritas of Austin. We could never do it without everyone’s support and generosity - thank YOU!
We are happy to announce that David Vella will be this month’s musical volunteer at Caritas. Thanks to Heather & David for finding us!
Ron Sexsmith/Forever Endeavor
March means SOUP! SXSF - South By Soup Fest to be exact…for our TWELFTH year, we are proud to be hosting 3 days of music for the clients at the Soup Kitchen at Caritas of Austin. This showcase is private and for the clients only. Like usual, to get everyone else in on the fun, we will have our our Roster Party & South By Soup Fest Benefit for Caritas at Gueros once again. This will be our 10th year at Guero’s and our NINTH year to raise money for Caritas! Full details here and lineup below:
March 13, Wednesday, 2:00pm-9:00pm
@ Gueros Taco Bar, 1412 S Congress Ave.
ComboPlate Booking Roster Party
SXSF - South By Soup Fest Benefit 2013
2:00-2:30pm The Better Halves
2:40-3:10pm The Sea The Sea
3:20-3:50pm Carrie Elkin
4:00-4:40pm Beaver Nelson
4:50-5:30pm Moonlight Towers
5:40-6:20pm Nels Andrews
6:30-7:10pm Michael Fracasso
7:20-8:00pm Nathan Hamilton
8:10-8:50pm Birds Of Chicago
Don’t forget - you can make a donation to our annual fundraiser for Caritas online as well: www.firstgiving.com/southbysoupfest. Having the online page allows us to double our efforts so thank you everyone who donates online! We also want to take the time to thank all of the local businesses who have donated the raffle prizes this year: Gueros Taco Bar, Opal Divine’s, Hoboken Pie, Satellite Bistro, House Wine, Contigo, The Soup Peddler, Once Over Coffee Bar, East Side Pies, Whip In, Old Soul Coffee Co, Frank, Johnson’s Backyard Garden.… and more to come.
February once again means FOLK - and this year in Toronto! Laura & 5 artists from the roster - Michael Fracasso, Matt The Electrician, AJ Roach, Nels Andrews, Birds Of Chicago - will be attending the 25th anniversary Folk Alliance International Conference. Each artist has an official showcase and multiple private showcases. Please come to our private showcase room and email us if you need information on any one artist.
Reed Turner is our volunteer musician for the Friday Kitchen Concert @ Caritas of Austin. Thanks Reed for volunteering!
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/Child Ballads
Happy New Year! Laura is back from vacation and looking forward to the already busy 2013.
We are excited to announce that Charlie Faye will be the musical volunteer for this month’s Kitchen Concert at Caritas. She’s been busy making a new record, thanks for taking time to volunteer Charlie!
Patty Griffin/Flaming Red