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April
28th

Maurice the Fish to hold third annual Fish Food benefit Saturday

Tacoma’s Maurice the Fish records will host its third annual Fish Food benefit concert from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 5236 E. B St., in Tacoma.

Daniell Egnew, Raymond Hayden and the Dark Drive Home, Nick Sandy, Eric Montgomery, Savanna, Eric Montgomery and JNC Trio will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting Fish Food Banks of Pierce County.
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April
14th

Mike McCready’s Flight to Mars to headline Crohn’s benefit

Flight to Mars, featuring Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, and resurgent Seattle rock band, Sweet Water, will play the eighth annual benefit fro Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America on April 23 at Seattle’s Showbox at the Market.

The show will benefit Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Camp Oasis and advocacy for patients, causes near and dear to McCready who has suffered from Crohn’s disease – which causes inflammation of portions of the digestive track – for more than 22 years.

“It’s just a really painful, humiliating disease,” he told me in

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Feb.
2nd

Riky Hudson benefit set for Feb. 28 at Jazzbones

Local band leader Randy Oxford just sent this gig poster for a benefit he’s organizing for drummer Riky Hudson, a former member of his Randy Oxford Band. The show starts at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at Jazzbones with a lineup that includes Billy Roy Danger & the Rectifiers, the Randy Oxford Band, On the Level and the Ron Hendee Band. Proceeds will go to Hudson to help pay costs associated with a stroke he suffered last year, according to Oxford.

Jan.
21st

Haiti rock benefits coming up at the Swiss Tavern and the Moore

STG Presents just released the lineup and ticket details for Seattle Helping Haiti, a rock benefit for Haitian earthquake victims set for Jan. 28 at the Moore Theatre.

The 8 p.m. show’s lineup will feature regional favorites Mike Herrera of MxPx, Sweet Water, Vince Mira, The Maldives, The Classic Crime and The Memphis Radio Kings. The event will also include a silent auction with items donated by local businesses, athletes, and musicians.

Tickets are $15 and are on sale now through Tickets.com. All proceeds will go to the American Red Cross’ relief

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Jan.
6th

Big summer concert in the works for fallen officers

I just got off the phone with local promoter Mike Mitchell who tells me he’s working on a big benefit show for the families of the Lakewood Four and slain Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Kent Mundell.

The concert is still in the early planning stages, but Mitchell said he’s looking for big national acts that can draw about 20,000 to a 400-acre farm in Orting where he plans to put on the event. Mitchell said Dan Haggerty of “Grizzly Adams” fame has agreed to be the grand marshal for a related Harley rally.

The show is tentatively scheduled

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Dec.
3rd

Tributes to slain Lakewood police officers

I’ve caught wind of a couple of tributes to Mark Renninger, Ronald Owen, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards, the four Lakewood police officers who were gunned down Sunday morning.

First, Fitz from KKWF-FM (The Wolf, 100.7) is asking listeners go gather for a candlelight vigil at Lakewood town center from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday (Dec. 4), and form in the shape of a heart in honor of the Lakewood Four. Participants will gather in the Lakewood Towne Center parking lot behind Target, 5731 Main St., SE, in Lakewood.

And I’m also hearing that

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