‘From Brooklyn, With Love’ is a collective of businesses, helping North Brooklyn Sandy victims, hosting benefits
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From Brooklyn, With Love is a "collective of North Brooklyn businesses" who have taken to organizing drives and benefits for those afflicted by Hurricane Sandy. With more than 65 business on board to help, the collective have organized dinners, donation drives (like tonight/Tuesday at Rodeo Bar) and in the case of one business, a pair of music-related Hurricane Sandy relief events.
Union Pool in Williamsburg will host a Hurricane Sandy benefit mixer tonight (11/14), featuring DJ sets from Ryan Sawyer (LoneWolf), Adam Wills (Bear in Heaven) "and perhaps a secret surprise musical performance". A $15 minimum donation gets you in, and the venue will have food, drink specials and much more. Come discuss current future outreach events and stay for the drinks and entertainment.
In addition, Union Pool will also host a live event scheduled for for Sunday (11/18) featuring 10 bands. Kicking off at 5PM, the night will be headlined by Wild Yaks and feature performances from Free Blood, Ice Balloons, Field Mouse, Sophia Knapp, Desert Stars, Firecracker Firecracker, Jess Williamson, Shenandoah & The Night and The Monte Vista. A $20 minimum donation is required at the door, with "big drink specials" coming to those who donate. All proceeds will go to World Cares Center.
Head below for set times and more details on that one and other upcoming events...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- November 13, 2012
UNION POOL & FROM BROOKLYN, WITH LOVE PRESENT...
A HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF CONCERT
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH
11:45PM - WILD YAKS
11:00PM - FREE BLOOD
10:15PM - ICE BALLOONS
9:30PM - FIELD MOUSE
8:45PM - SOPHIA KNAPP
8:00PM - DESERT STARS
7:15PM - FIRECRACKER FIRECRACKER
6:30PM - JESS WILLIAMSON
5:45PM - SHENANDOAH & THE NIGHT
5:00PM - THE MONTE VISTA
DOORS AT 4:30 PM
$20 MINIMUM DONATION
BIG DRINK SPECIALS COME TO THOSE WHO DONATE
ALL MONEY GOES TO WORLD CARES CENTER (www.worldcares.org