Archive for Martin Luther King Day

1/21 Duncan & Porter House MLK Day Benefit Show @ Howlers

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 13, 2019 by 6GPress

8PM MONDAY, January 21…

Featuring Jen Saffron, Pete’s Radio, Ed Tarzia Trio, Bingo Coyote, Knaur Brothers Big Band, Paul Labrise + Friends, and Meat the Beatless.

Duncan and Porter House has been serving the homeless in Pittsburgh since 1977.

Donations accepted: $5 for the rich, $10 for the richer

1/15 MLK Benefit Show for Duncan & Porter House @ Howlers

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , on January 12, 2018 by 6GPress

8PM MONDAY…

The Martin Luther King Birthday Concert has been going since 1988.
It is a benefit concert for Duncan and Porter of Hospitality, that has been housing Pittsburgh Homeless since 1977.

With the closing of the BBT, its moved across the street to Howlers this year..

With featured performances by..

T Mitchell Bell, Raised by Wolves, Knauer Bros Big Band, The Impositions, Pete’s Radio, and Meet the BEATLESS!,

$5-10 sliding scale suggested donation

MLK Memorial Show/Duncan & Porter Benefit @ BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 14, 2017 by 6GPress

THIS MONDAY…

Come join us, brothers and sisters for a night to celebrate the life and legacy of a great man in our country’s history. All proceeds to benefit Duncan & Porter Shelters for the Homeless. Local Pgh bands:
Vincent Scotti Eirene speaks!

Knauer Brothers (music of Neil Young, others and originals)
Qlitterati – a new musical project featuring Christiane D, Geña, Phat Man Dee, Craig “Izzy” Arlet, Ketan Bakrania, Tom Emmerling!!
Bobby Porter tribute
Midnight Ensemble (music of Sandman/Morphine)
more TBA(?)
Door at 8PM Live Music at 9PM
Donations accepted at the door. 21+ BRING ID

Press Release from Evan:
“Press Release: 29th annual Martin Luther King benefit concert for the Duncan and Porter homeless shelter. Who: The Knauer Brothers, Qlitterati, Midnight Ensemble, PhatManDee, Gena and Tommy Amoeba. When: Monday January 16th at 9pm. Where: Bloomfield Bridge Tavern 4412 Liberty Ave. Pgh PA. 15244. 412-682-8611. Description: This show is the 29th annual Martin Luther King benefit for the Duncan+Porter Homeless shelter at 1516 Manhattan St. Northside. This year has three new rockin-jazzy-swinging-punk bands, The Knauer Brothers at 9pm, Qlitterati at 10pm, then at 10:30 a special tribute by PhatManDee, Gena+ Tommy Amoeba to the memory of Bobby Porter the great Pittsburgh punk rock band leader-singer who played these MLK-concerts for decades. Then at 11pm Midnight Ensemble. Suggested donation $5 for the rich, $10 for the even richer.
Thx, Evan Knauer

Hit Vincent up for a copy of his book The Day the Empire Fell, too!

1/18 Martin Luther King Jr Birthday Concert @ BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2016 by 6GPress

TODAY…

Benefit for Duncan and Porter House for the Homeless
admission is $10 or $5 for the not so rich

Bloomfield Bridge Tavern
4412 Liberty Ave. 15224

Musica by >>

The Imposition, Don Bistarkey, “Uptowne” Steve Browne, DJ Trainwreck, Evan Knauer, Duane Jones, Melissa Ippolito, Chrissy Carnevali, John Miller, Marshall Goodwin, Meet the Beatless, Sex-Tet Offensive

1/20 MLK Day Homeless Shelter Benefit @ the BBT

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 17, 2014 by 6GPress

On MONDAY, Vincent Eirene will host his annual MLK Day extravaganza.