Saturday, January 16, 2010

Wale to Headline "DMV Helps Haiti" Benefit Concert

If you're in the DC area this weekend, show your support and attend one or both of these events. If you aren't in the area, consider purchasing a ticket as a form of support, or donate your funding to Yele.

:: From Press Release::
D.C. artists are coming together Monday, January 18th at the 9:30 Club to raise much-needed financial support for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Wale, coming off of two sold-out shows at the 9:30 Club earlier this month, will headline. He’ll be supported by other D.C. area artists including D.C. Don Juan, Tabi Bonney, Phil Ade, XO, Kingpen Slim, K-Beta, Que (formerly of Day26) – and special surprise guests will take the stage as well. The benefit concert will be hosted by Chris Cole of BET’s College Hill South Beach.

Organized by DMV Helps Haiti, all ticket sales will be donated to the foundation Wyclef Jean founded - YĆ©le Haiti and Partners in Health Organization.

The artists are donating their performances, the 9:30 Club has donated the use of the venue, club employees are donating their wages and the advanced ticket sales service charge will also be donated as well.

General admission and VIP tickets are available at the 9:30 Club box office and on The 9:30 Club is located at 815 V St NW, Washington, D.C. Doors for Monday’s show open at 6pm.

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