MAKE IT RAIN - FUND THE FIRIES
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A Bushfire Fundraiser, Featuring Across Two Huge Nights
Bernard Fanning & Ian Haug, Wolfmother, T’N’T, Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins & The Loose Rubber Band, ARC (members of Spiderbait/You Am I/Jet/Even), Jackson Carroll, Jimmy Willing & The Real Gone Hick-Ups (feat. The Buffalo Gals), Monica Frances
The Beach Hotel Byron Bay Wednesday Jan 8 & Thursday Jan 9
ALL TICKET SALES DONATED TO NSW RFS NORTHERN RIVERS AND FAR NORTH COAST BRIGADES.
Online Auction (open Dec 17 until Jan 17) with goods donated from Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky, Ben Quilty, Stephanie Gilmore, Joel Parkinson, Mick Fanning, Powderfinger, Pat Rafter, Spell & The Gypsy Collective, Stone and Wood and more Via MAKEITRAIN2020.COM.AU
Tickets on sale now via www.makeitrain2020.com.au
A handful of your favourite Australian artists are inviting you to join them for two nights of entertainment in the heart of picturesque Byron Bay, this January, to raise money for the NSW RFS Northern Rivers and Far North Coast Brigades.
We are asking for your help, we might not have influence over the heavens but we sure can do our bit to Make It Rain in dollar bills!
Bernard Fanning & Ian Haug, Wolfmother, T’N’T, Tim Rogers, Tex Perkins & The Loose Rubber Band, ARC (members of Spiderbait/You Am I/Jet/Even), Jackson Carroll, Jimmy Willing & The Real Gone Hick-Ups feat. The Buffalo Gals, Monica Frances will take up at The Beach Hotel in Byron Bay. To join them, head to MAKEITRAIN2020.COM.AU and donate $49 for a single night or $89 for two nights to secure your tickets.
Local independent brewery Stone & Wood is donating several fundraising Karma Kegs for the evening, plus a prize of lunch and drinks at the brewery and four cases of fresh beer.
Can’t make it to Byron? We also have an online Auction featuring some money CAN’T buy items and experiences, that you CAN buy! Including an original etching from award winning artist Ben Quilty, a personal training session with Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky, a tennis lesson or game for three with Pat Rafter, a song writing session with ARIA Award winner Bernard Fanning, and more to be added! Head over to www.makeitrain2020.com.au bidding starts Dec 17th and closes Jan 17th.
“A few months ago I was asked to play at a fire relief benefit called Ewingar Rising” explains Tex Perkins. “I was aware that the area had been devastated by fire storms. It’s always an honour to be asked to help people in hard times and to use my music for good, not only for fundraising, but for healing.
Then the rest of NSW started to burn. Suddenly fires were everywhere. Places that had never burned, and should never burn, and it hit really close to home, literally. A small bushfire in the national park near where I live quickly became a 2000 hectare blaze, it’s now over 6000 hectares and growing.
We evacuated our animals, children and prepared as best we could. The fire still burns but we’ve been lucky…so far.
My local fire brigade announced an outpouring of thanks to the local people for their $1000 donation, as a result of that generosity, they could buy short wave radios to use out there whilst fighting fires!
I was shocked! Fucking hell! These guys are out here and deserve the best equipment!”
If they want equipment let’s get them what they want, let’s fund the firies!
Let’s MAKE IT RAIN”
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