Faculty Jazz Ensemble Part of Benefit for Katrina Victims
The EKU Faculty Jazz Ensemble is one of 11 musical groups to be featured in an all-day music concert on Saturday, Oct. 8, to benefit Gulf Coast flood victims
All donations and proceeds from the concert, from noon to 10 p.m. at Lake Reba’s Recreational Complex in Richmond, will go to Madison County’s Habitat for Humanity and its Operation Home Delivery, a program to help rebuild homes along the Gulf Coast.
Suggested donation is $10.
Each act will perform for an hour. The complete schedule follows:
- Noon-EKU Faculty Jazz Ensemble
- 1 p.m.-Mike Chappalear, acoustic guitarist from Berea
- 2 p.m.-Clint Estep, acoustic guitarist from Lexington
- 3 p.m.-David Hobbs, acoustic guitarist from Richmond
- 4 p.m.-Jettison, funk rock band from Richmond
- 5 p.m.-Uncle Jerry’s Band, country rock band from Richmond
- 6 p.m.-Cosmic Dirt, rock band from Lexington
- 7 p.m.-Endive, rock band from Lebanon, Ohio
- 8 p.m.-South 75, Southern-rock band from Richmond
- 9 p.m.-Fredi Handshoe, rock band from Richmond
- 10 p.m.-Mountain Gossip, country-folk-rock band from Richmond
Sponsors include the City of Richmond; Richmond Parks and Recreation Department; American Legion Post 79 of Irvine, Post 7 of Frankfort and Post 8 of Lexington; Jettlane Productions and Hype. Anyone interested in sponsoring equipment-rental costs for the concert can contact Wendy Barnett-Brock at 859-200-0492.
Habitat for Humanity of Madison County will hold its ninth annual "Building on Faith" blitz build Sept. 17-25 Richmond for the Mackey family of 416 Elm St. Building begins at 8:30 a.m. and lunches are provided to volunteers. For more information, call Ashley Morgan at 859-625-9208.