Saturday, February 20, 2010

Hurt For Haiti - Red Cross Fundraiser Limerick on Tomorrow

A very well organised day and evening is in store tomorrow in Limerick and we encourage everyone who can to attend. As detailed below there will be loads to do hear and eat! with things to do for young and old alike!
I will be going along and will post up the photos on our Munster Images Section and will add the slide show to this post also.

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Description: Local musicians, chefs, and entertainers are staging a major city centre event to raise funds for The Irish Red Cross efforts in Haiti.

Limerick City; February 2010 O'Connell Street, Limerick is looking forward to an extravaganza of entertainment for a great cause this Sunday, 21st February

Over five floors of music, food and fun will be hosted by Bentley's, The Brazen Head and Isaac Taylor's.
All procees will be donated to The Irish Red Cross effort in Haiti.

Local musician's, chefs, entertainers and more will lend their talents to this day long fundraiser event, which kicks off at 3pm. 'We're delighted to welcome children to the specially organised kid's activities in the afternoon, and of course, the adults will be well catered for until the wee small hour's.

Throughout the day there will be a barbecue buffet with specially prepared foods and tempting delicacies and even a pig on a spit! A top floor  healing space  offering relaxing massages, and appearances by local comedians, personalities and maybe even a celeb or two!!

Here's a rundown of the days scheduled events :

Bentley's Courtyard:

From 3pm, we will be using The Courtyard of Bentley Barkers as the main stage for the day.

Acting ringmasters for the day will be Jon Kenny ~ D'Unbelievables, Mike Finn ~ Playwrite and
 Myles Breen~Actor.

3pm~The Downtown Dixieland Jazz Band
4pm~Live Magic Show with Terence Andrews
5pm~The Varadys 6pThe Shannon Bangla Group
8pm~ The O'Malley's
9pm~The Funk Junkies
10pm~The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra
11pm~Walter Mitty and The Realists
12am~DJ Tom Fitz

The Brazen Head

From 6pm, The Brazen Head will open it's doors and house more great bands, such as The 54 Club and Joe Browne and The Durty Dawgs and The Half Yards.

The Piano Bar

From 7pm, The upstairs piano bar in Bentley's will open up, Nick Carsewell will kick start proceedings and give way to Steve Hanks and many other Jazz cats throughout the night.

Isaac's Bar

From 9pm, Issac's Bar downstairs will start hopping to the sound of Limerick most well respected DJ's, The Roots Factory crew, Paul Tarpey, Tokin White Boy, DJ Lenny and Jon Greenwood to name a few.

The Board Room

From 3pm , On the top floor of Bentley Barkers, there will be a space dedicated to relaxing in a calm environment with Acupucturists,and range of complementary Therapists, including sports and Thai Therapists, on site and even a Sitar player.

When the healing is done and the good vibes have all been dispersed, a troupe of Traditional Irish Musicians will take over the top floor and get a good old session going!

As all this going on there will be plenty going on around the venue, a balOOon artist, face painters, and even a  fire breather~!!

All proceeds from this event will be from donations and will all go to The Irish Red Cross to help with their efforts on the ground in Haiti. The situation there is worse than anything we could imagine and the people of Haiti need all the help they can get. This is our contribution.

Love Haiti
Bentley Barkers/The Brazen Head

Sunday February 21st
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