Area non-profits Band With each other and United Way of the Bigger Triangle are joining forces to stage two profit concerts in Raleigh this Oct that will elevate money for housing accessibility programs in the Triangle.
Dubbed “The Mighty Giveback,” the concert events will be held Oct 2 and 28 at Crimson Hat Amphitheater with 6-time Grammy-nominated band Black Pumas headlining the first exhibit.
“With increases in housing prices producing households unaffordable for folks and people encountering poverty, the Mighty Giveback’s goal is to elevate extra than $1 million to assistance make sure that Triangle citizens and families have a secure spot to dwell and prosper,” United Way wrote in a push release.
This will be the Black Pumas’ first efficiency in the Triangle. Nevertheless the Austin-centered psychedelic soul duo emerged in 2017, their audio evokes artists like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke from the late ’60s and early ’70s, with stirring vocals and bluesy, harmonic guitar riffs set in excess of a heat, textured backdrop of drums, strings, and electric powered piano.
In a term, their new music is unconstrained. It’s best for driving with the home windows down (their 2019 keep track of “Colors” was my most-performed track on Spotify final 12 months due to the fact I listened to it each and every solitary time I obtained in the vehicle), but live performance venue-clever, I can not assume of a superior setting to listen to it than sitting down on a picnic blanket in Crimson Hat’s huge inexperienced garden.
The headliner of the Oct 28 efficiency will be declared up coming 7 days. Proceeds from the concerts will go to 10 Triangle non-revenue, such as Family members Together, Housing for a New Hope, Group Empowerment Fund, and the Durham, Wake, and Orange County branches of Habitat for Humanity.
Tickets for the Black Pumas display go on sale today at 11 a.m.
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