I posted about this the other day, but please take a look for some new information regarding Gary Schepers (alt-country’s unsung HERO), and the benefit shows being thrown together as we SPEAK to make sure he gets help with his mounting medical bills.
Most importantly; a Gary Schepers Benefit Trust account is being set up at National City Bank 1520 N. Damen Chicago IL 60622. Until such time that the account is active, please send donations, made payable to:
Gary Schepers, c/o Bloodshot
3039 W. Irving Park Road,
Chicago IL 60618
All donations will be deposited into the Trust for Gary once it's open.
Also, a new show confirmation:
Saturday afternoon 2/4, 4:30-7pm
more bands tba … (Check the Hideout website for details on the Freakwater show and other benefit shows for Gary).
Current list of bands/artists participating:
Jay Farrar, The Bottle Rockets, Jeff Tweedy, Corky Siegel, Robbie Fulks, Devil in a Woodpile (Gary’s band), Freakwater, Dolly Varden, Bunker Town, Prohibition Orchestra, The Blisters, Wee Hairy Beasties (featuring Jon Langford, Sally Timms, Kelly Hogan, & Devil In A Woodpile), Nora O’Connor, Califone, Edith Frost, Chris Mills, Tijuana Hercules, Great Crusades, Jim Boquist (former Son Volt), Kelly Hogan and the Wooden Leg, Yellowhammers, Bakelite 78, New Duncan Imperials, Mr. Rudy Day, Jane Baxter-Miller, Hoyle Brothers, James Conway, Eric Nodon, Diamond Jim Greene, and more artists TBA.
If you need more information, please let me know. For venue information, please check on the referenced thread (above), if you can't get any answers there, let me know and I'll do what I can to help.