The fund that benefits victims of the Red River tragedy on the night of March 12, SXSW Cares has pulled in over $150,000 in community donations. We would like to see this total grow even higher.
Please see below for information on all benefits and if you're in the Denver area, please join us at the Hi-Dive on May 30.
Our thoughts go out to victims of the tragic accident. To learn more about the fundraisers and memorials organized by the victims' friends and families, please visit the links below:
A special thanks to the following businesses and organizations who provided assistance in the aftermath of the incident:
- Austin Convention Center
- Red Cross of Central Texas
- Radisson Austin Hotel
- Hilton Downtown
- DoubleTree Suites
- Sheraton Austin
- White Lodging
- Marriott South
- Springhill Suites South
- Fairfield Inn South
- Marriott Courtyard South
- Hyatt Austin
- Austin Travis County Integral Care
Local community members have come together to organize nine days of fundraising in Austin from April 12-20, 2014. The benefits include an online silent auction and the following shows. Donations include handmade artist signs from Seagate Creative and many of the House of Vans artists.
April 12 at Strange Brew: Billy Wilson, Will Taylor, Steve Cochran, Steve Zirkel
April 12 at Stubbs: Team*, Hydra Melody
April 13 at Hotel Vegas: Thank You, Thank You Very Much! featuring King Pelvis, DJ Andrew McCalla & more
April 15 at Stubbs: Authority Zero
April 15 at Red 7: Scary Mondelos, Young Costello, Skyacre, Life So Far & More
April 17 at Flamingo Cantina: Austin Hip Hop Cares
April 17 at Lambert’s: Dawn & Hawkes, Ali Holder
April 18 at Stubbs: Black Pistol Fire, Emily Wolfe, No Sinner
April 18 at Lambert’s: Foxtrot Uniform, Cody Jasper
April 18 at Spider House Cafe & Ballroom: Shivery Shakes, Bill Bill, Templo X
April 19 at Stubbs: Umphrey’s McGee, Lionize
April 19 at Mohawk: 101X Homegrown Live: Ume, MegaFauna (Record Release), Blackbooks, Young Tongue
April 19 at Lambert’s: The Roosevelt’s, Christopher Denny
Purchase tickets to all these events via the SXSW Cares page at Do512.