World Famous House of Mac and The Wynwood Yard, in partnership with South Florida businesses and organizations including Tech Beats & Bytes, T.E.E.S., Headliner Market Group, Simple Vodka, Digital Grass, Event Nerds and ShutterBox Photobooth, will present a Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert on Sept. 4, from 4 p.m. to midnight.
The event will bring a line-up of local acts including Ryan Rachal, Robbie Elias and the Revenge, Nathalie Nesh, Dama Vicke, EONS, Cortadito and Brothers of Others to The Yard’s Simple Vodka Stage.
Derrick Turton of World Famous House of Mac has been instrumental in mobilizing his networks and resources, including his contacts from his former career in the music industry, to spearhead relief efforts, gather donations and spread the word. Digital Grass, who hosts a weekly Monday night tech and music industry networking event at The Yard, have also played a large role in coordinating these efforts.
Donated hygiene products, diapers and toiletries will be accepted at an on-site disaster relief donation booth. Contributions of $10, $25 and $100 will also be accepted online, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to a Miami Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, administered by The Miami Foundation. The contributions will be equally divided between Global Giving’s Hurricane Relief Fund, Bethel’s Place (a non-profit based in Houston) and T.E.E.S. or Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success, a non-profit founded in Houston, with additional operations in Miami which will be in charge of logistics and shipping of local donations.
In addition 20 percent of all purchases at The Bar at The Yard will also go directly to the Miami Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund administered by The Miami Foundation, and every Simple Vodka cocktail purchased during the event will result in a meal donated to Feeding Texas!
Live Nation/Fillmore Miami Beach will raffle two tickets to the Sept. 6. Modest Mouse concert at The Fillmore.
Tech Beats & Bytes has joined forces with this event and will serve as hosts for the Monday night programming in support for this Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert.