[Dixielandjazz] NYC Hurricane Relief Effort

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 2 12:27:35 PDT 2005

>From the "All About Jazz" weh site. An idea for us all.


Support the Victims of Hurricane Katrina: When The Saints Go Marching In
Posted: 2005-09-01 

New York City Jazz Community Comes Together to Assist Gulf Region Victims of
Hurricane Katrina 

New York, NY (September 1, 2005) ­ In the wake of the worst natural disaster
in United States history, New York City¹s jazz and blues community is
mobilizing to assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The list of
participants grows by the hour, and other establishments are encouraged to
sign on. 

WHAT: ³WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN:² is a weeklong relief effort
beginning September 11, 2005. During this week, participating bars and clubs
have agreed to donate portions of their sales to the American Red Cross
Hurricane Relief Fund. Information for participating bars/clubs, events and
schedules will be continually updated at AllAboutJazz.com.

WHEN: September 11-18, 2005

WHY: Four years ago, the nation united to help New York City in its time of
need. Now it is time for us to respond in kind.

WHERE: Throughout Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs.

WHO: The following bars/clubs/organizations have already committed to ³WHEN

*    The Iridium, 1650 Broadway, 212-582-2121
*    Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, 212-581-3080
*    Tonic, 727 7th Avenue, 212-382-1059
*    Zinc Bar, 90 West Houston Street, 212-477-8337
*    Session 73, 1359 First Avenue, 212-517-4445
*    The Cajun, 129 9th Avenue, 212-691-6174
*    Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, 212-989-9318
*    Detour, 349 East 13th Street, 212-533-6212
*    Louis 649, 649 East 9th Street, 917-517-9253
*    The Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, 23 Pulaski Street, Brooklyn, 917-535-9781

HOW: All donations will be collected on September 19 by The Rosen Group, and
will be distributed directly to the New York City branch of the American Red
Cross. Companies will receive invoices of their donations for tax purposes.

A CALL TO PARTICIPATE - 212-255-8455 ext. 25

³WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN² is a growing hurricane relief effort that
is looking for additional New York City jazz and blues clubs to sign on.
With so many different clubs, and so many different circumstances, we can¹t
impose one across-the-board donation policy. We simply ask that you get
creative, utilize the spirit of jazz, and give as much as you can.

For bars/clubs interested in joining this effort, please contact Mark
Ballard at... 

mark at rosengrouppr.com
212-255-8455 ext. 25
646-391-0453 (cell) 

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