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Concert For A Cause
This event is a fundraiser to support local non-profit Health for the People. By attending you get to; see multiple amazing local bands, increase access to quality healthcare for members of your community, and learn about the ways that the U.S. healthcare system is broken and how you can be a part of the solution.
By attending the Concert for a Cause you are supporting our mission;
“To include all voices in healthcare reform and assist those currently left behind in order to improve quality healthcare access now and later.”
About the Bands:
The Old Ceremony:
The Old Ceremony plays lush, literate rock. With fourteen years of touring the US, Canada, and Europe and six albums under their belt, the Durham/Chapel Hill, NC band occupies its own darkly lit corner of the musical world. It is a corner filled with ominous rumblings and world-weary but hopeful characters.
They have played with lots of well-known bands. Rock critics have written about them in their publications. TOC’s newest album, Sprinter, was released in July 2016 on Yep Roc Records.
TOC is led by songwriter Django Haskins, and includes vibes/organist Mark Simonsen, bassist Shane Hartman, and violinist Gabriel Pelli.
Born and raised in the woods of White Cross, North Carolina, Zach White, Ernie Renn, and Ben Noblit have been picking together for years. Separately, they’ve all achieved musical success, most notably Renn with critically acclaimed old-time jug band the Piedmont Regulators and Noblit with Celtic punk-grass outfit Tan and Sober Gentlemen. Together, along with Cackalacky convert Brianne Manning, they form Country Cruel. Drawing inspiration from the likes of John Prine, Doc Watson, Dexter Romweber, Sturgill Simpson, and the Two Dollar Pistols, Country Cruel plays loud, hard country music that tells it like it is.
More about the cause:
Healthcare in the U.S. is broken. We have waited for market forces to correct and put band-aids on it for 70 years and the problems are only getting bigger and more expensive. Industry leaders agree on the fact that radical reform is needed but they are stumped on how to make it happen.
The current system was created haphazardly with little thought about the desired results and by only considering the needs of the physicians who designed it. We propose a new way of addressing the issue; we crowd-source the answers.
Only when all perspectives are represented in the design process will the end result be able to serve the needs of all. We have launched a proposed plan that involves a 15 point solution that was created by listening and learning about what proven solutions already are working both here, and abroad. Now we ask you to join us in The Drawing Room to be a part of refining and improving upon the plan as we simultaneously build a grassroots movement for change.
We also recognize that this goal will take years to come to fruition and millions are falling through the cracks of the currently broken system now. We ask you to join us in supporting those who are unable to access the care that they desperately need now through the Access Now Project. The more money we raise through this event, the more lives we can positively impact right here in our community.
The Old Ceremony and Country Cruel are fired up and ready to be a part of the solution, are you?
Christmas Party Benefitting Kisses4Kate
Terminal Tap is hosting a Christmas Party benefitting Kisses4Kate on Saturday, December 23, 2023, from 7-11 PM. There will be a DJ, Raffles, and admission is FREE! A portion of sales will be donated directly to Kisses4Kate and direct donations will be accepted.