Escovedo, others play benefit at Strange Brew
Editor’s note: This article was originally published February 6, 2014
If you’re heading to Strange Brew Thursday evening for the McCormack Family Benefit, here’s the lowdown on who’s playing when, per event publicist Jo Rae DiMenno:
6:00 Patricia Vonne
6:30 Ryan Carter
6:50 Johnny Goudie
7:15 Matt Munhall
7:45 Kacy Crowley
8:10 William Harries Graham and Marlon Sexton
8:30 Stephen Doster/Randy Weeks/Philip Gibbs Trio
9:05 Bill Carter with Gabe Rhodes
9:40 Matt McCormack & the Valley Below
10:15 Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys with guests
The Onion Creek-area family home of local musician Matt McCormack sustained severe damage during the October floods. McCormack is married to Escovedo’s daughter ShaShai.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Standing-room tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door (if the event does not sell out); seated VIP tickets, which include a meet-and-greet with the artists and five raffle tickets for a signed guitar, are $50 in advance or $55 at the door. Advance tickets are available via holdmyticket.com.
In addition to the raffle for the guitar, the event also includes a silent auction of items donated by Miranda Lambert, Todd Snider, Gene Simmons, Alejandro Escovedo, Charlie Sexton and Suzanna Choffel.