Less Than Two Weeks Until Flip These Houses – A Unprecedented Benefit Concert Celebrating Protest Music Friday September 28 At New York City’s Knockdown Center
Already announced line-up includes: Britt Daniel (Spoon), Mac McCaughan (Superchunk), Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Matthew Caws (Nada Surf), Lee Renaldo (Sonic Youth) and more
Proceeds to support Power To The Polls and other grass-roots groups helping to win Congress back from Republican leadership this fall
Flip These Houses, a concert celebrating Protest Music, Political Music, and Unity through song, confirmed for September 28th at the Knockdown Center in Queens, NY will feature Spoon’s Britt Daniel covering Stevie Wonder’s “You Haven’t Done Nothing,” The Wrens’ Charles Bisell covering Sinead O’Connor’s “Black Boys on Mopeds,” The Hold Steady’sCraig Finn doing “All You Fascists” from Billy Bragg and Wilco’s Mermaid Ave., Sonic Youth’s Lee Renaldo doing Dylan’s “Chimes of Freedom,” Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws doing The Jam’s “That’s Entertainment,” The Dirtbombs’ Mick Collins doing “Gimme Shelter,” Nicole Atkins doing Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On,” as well as members of Superchunk, Versus and others doing songs like The Clash’s “White Riot,” Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” and more.
Presented by executive producer Mike Stuto/Stuto LLC (Brownies/HiFi) and AdHoc, net proceeds will benefit Power To The Polls (powered by Women’s March) and other grass-roots groups who are helping to win the Congress back from Republican leadership this fall. Early bird tickets are $39.00 and are on sale now.
Already confirmed performers include Britt Daniel (Spoon), Mac McCaughan (Superchunk), Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Michael Shannon (actor/musician), Ted Leo, Hamilton Leithauser (ex-Walkmen), Matthew Caws (Nada Surf), Ryan Miller (Guster), Laura Cantrell, Doug Gillard (GBV/Nada Surf), Eszter Balint, King Roeser (Urge Overkill), Liza Colby, Shannon Conley (Hedwig & The Angry Inch/Lez Zepplin), Syd Straw, Richard Baluyut (Versus/Flower), Charles Bissell (The Wrens), Nicole Atkins, Mick Collins (Dirtbombs/Gories), Amy Rigby, Jeffrey Gaines, Sammy James Jr (Kinky Boots, The Mooney Suzuki), Eric Davidson (New Bomb Turks), Sam Cohen, Richie Birkenhead (Into Another/Youth Of Today), Caithlin DeMarrious (Rainer Maria), Anders Parker (Varnaline), Steve Myers (Afghan Whigs/Mighty Fine), The Resistance Revival Chorus, Mick Collins, Jason Narducy (Split Single, Bob Mould Band), Tom Clark (2A Treehouse), Mike Fornatale (Left Banke/The Monks) Renee LoBue (Elk City), Lenny Zenith, Graham Norwood and many others TBD.
Flip These Houses
Friday, September 28, 7pm
The Knockdown Center
52-19 Flushing Ave.
Queens, NY 11378
For more information: Brendan Gilmartin or Natalie Miano, Chart Room Media
(347) 450-3048 or firstname.lastname@example.org