Rock Out to Benefit Gulf Coast Oil Spill Victims Tonight
Two months into the Gulf Coast Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill disaster there remains no viable solution to stop the gusher, which continues to spew an estimated 100,000 gallons per day from the ocean floor (a fraction of which is apparently captured by BP).But there IS something we can do to help now.
Half a dozen Los Angeles music venues are hosting benefit concerts tonight as part of the global Gulf Coast Benefit Concerts. Proceeds from all participating venues will be donated to The Gulf Restoration Network, a nonprofit committed to uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region for future generations.
The benefit concerts were organized and promoted by a network of LA- and New Orleans-based talent buyers and do-gooders, including Casey Phillips, who books for The Mint, Viper Room, and Tipitina's in New Orleans among other places, Nic Adler and Megan Jacobs of The Roxy Theatre, Sloane Berrent, and Nathan Levinson.