“Poverty is Real” at Eddie’s Attic July 27th-29th

Ryan Klee of Lenz Marketing sends along this press release…

July 19, 2012 (Decatur) — Poverty is Real, Inc., (PIR) announced today its second annual Decatur fundraising concert series to benefit the Decatur Cooperative Ministry (DCM). The event is presented by Lenz and will be held Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29 at Eddie’s
Attic in downtown Decatur.
Last year’s event raised $6,000 for DCM, and PIR organizers have set a goal of $10,000 this year.
Participating artists include Matthew Kahler, Eliot Bronson, The District Attorneys, Tedo Stone, Arlington Priest, the Bitteroots, The Flint Hill Specials, Maria Gabriella, Chris Stalcup and the Grange, Ryan Flanagan, The Skipperdees, Spencer Smith, Kristen Englenz, and Mike Killeen and the Dregs.
In addition to three nights of music, this year’s event will also include two Saturday matinee concerts for families featuring Eric Litwin, the “guitar-strumming, book-writing, song-singing, national-award-winning” bestselling author of the Pete the Cat picture books. The shows are at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will be hosted by Little Shop of Stories.
The full show schedule is available at www.povertyisreal.us and tickets are available at www.eddiesattic.com.
Founded in 1969, the Decatur Cooperative Ministry alleviates and prevents homelessness in and around Decatur.
More information is available at www.decaturcooperativeministry.org.
Poverty is Real, based in Decatur, Georgia, plans and promotes benefit concerts in communities throughout the U.S. and donates the funds raised to local organizations fighting poverty. There are four PIR events planned in 2012: Decatur, Georgia; Asheville, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and Athens, Georgia. Learn more at www.povertyisreal.us.

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  1. This is going to be an amazing event, y’all. Come on out for some killer tunes and cold brews, and just by doing that, you’ll be helping a truly wonderful local organization–the Decatur Cooperative Ministry.

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