Posted in music on November 8, 2012

by Bill Pearis

The Babies @ Glasslands, 6/6/12 (more by Tamara Porras)
Sandy Benefit

There have been a lot of benefit concerts here in NYC to aid Hurricane Sandy victims and there are likely to be even more to come. There certainly are a lot of people who still need our help. Here are a few we just learned about.

The Babies record release show at Knitting Factory on Tuesday (11/13) we already alerted you to has become a Hurricane Sandy benefit of sorts. You can get $2 off the door with a donation for Hurricane Sandy Relief. Here's what's needed:

-Heavy duty cleaning supplies: bleach, industrial trash bags, contractor bags, brooms, mops, buckets, simple green, work gloves, goggles
-Blankets,
-Warm clothing, like heavy coats, gloves, hats, scarves.
-Diapers, baby food, bottles, formula.
-Food in general but specifically food that is appropriate for children (snack foods, cereal, rice, pb&j, bread)-
-Some places need flashlights & batteries, especially C or D.
You can stream The Babies' new album, Our House on the Hill (out 11/13), in full over at SPIN and is really good, well worth a listen. The Babies have become a formidable live force too and, if truth be told, I like them more than either Vivian Girls or Woods (with whom they share members and I like just fine). We're also giving a pair of tickets away to this show (which also features Alex Bleeker and the Freaks and the Sundelles) and details are at the bottom of this post (And if you win, bring extra stuff!).

Also on Tuesday in Williamsburg, the Finger on the Pulse / Snacky Tunes guys are throwing a Sandy relief benefit at Cameo featuring Moon Hooch, Emil & Friends and Erika Spring with DJ sets from Computer Magic. $5 at the door with 100% of the door and 10% of the bar going to the Red Hook Initiative. Flyer for the show is below.

Backing up a bit, on Sunday afternoon (11/11) at Matchless there's a benefit show with BV faves Heliotropes, DC bandShark Week, plus Zula, and Fantasmes. The party goes from 3 - 7 PM and is a $10 donation at the door. 100% door + 10% bar will be donated to New York Cares.

Shark Week are also playing another Sandy relief benefit the night before (11/10) at XPO 929 with Love Darling, and Clinical Trials. $8 at the door, more info here.

Flyers and contest details are below.

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Sandy Benefit

Sandy Benefit

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For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see THE BABIES AT KNITTING FACTORY: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND " THE BABIES" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line " THE BABIES," Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!
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Comments (11)

Louis CK is doing a hurricane Sandy benefit at the St. George Theater in Staten Island - tickets on sale now:

http://event.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSale.do?method=restoreToken&performance_id=1674799&cobrand=louisck&language=en&country=US

Posted by texastab | November 8, 2012 7:01 PM

new babies record rules

Posted by Anonymous | November 8, 2012 10:27 PM

the viv chick in babies, while she has bad taste in tattoos, is super duper smokin' hot. mmm eye wright? billyburgers on the house, bitches. let's eat up.

Posted by Anonymous | November 8, 2012 11:15 PM

more brian schleyer please

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 9:13 AM

if you like chain smoking girls who look like they work at a diner in w. virginia and peaked at 15, then shes hot.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 9:39 AM

She's a West Virginia 9, but still a solid Brooklyn 7

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 10:49 AM

West Virginia 9, Williamsburg 5

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 10:57 AM

hurricane sandy benefit at Shea stadium on 11/15 for Ryan & Alexs dad who lives in Red Hook and who's home was wrecked in the flood. so so Glos & friends.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 1:32 PM

no matter, only 10's these wankers see are "porn 10's". Shape up wonkz, really. She's too hot for the lot of you's. (read in british accent)

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 2:59 PM

$1000 you are a girl. yo she busted.

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 4:31 PM

yeah im sure she really gives a shit about how hot a bunch of morons on the internet think she is

Posted by Anonymous | November 9, 2012 6:19 PM

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