Legendary Suwanee Bluegrass Barn to Host May 17-18 Concert Series to Benefit Family Promise of Gwinnett
GoWaiter.com Proudly Presents First 2013 PIR Event
Poverty is Real and Everett’s Music Barn are excited to announce an upcoming concert series and family fun day to raise funds for Family Promise Gwinnett, a local organization that helps local families overcome homelessness.
The event is presented by GoWaiter.com and will be held Friday, May 17 and Saturday, Mary 18 at Everett’s Music Barn—also known as the Suwanee Music Barn—located at 4055 Stonecypher Road, Suwanee, Georgia. Every dollar raised will be directed to Family Promise.
- Friday night, billed as “Jazz at the Barn!,” will feature a live performance by the Bonaventure Quartet starting at 7 p.m., as well as a silent auction. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic. The suggested donation is $10.
- Saturday afternoon will include live music, a cookout, and fun activities for children and families—including a “moonwalk,” magician, and temporary tattoo artist from noon-6 p.m. Performing musicians will include Kristen Englenz, the Athens Band, the Phil Griffin Band, and Eric Herbert and Friends. The afternoon event is free for all and will also feature a silent auction.
- Saturday night will honor the Barn’s longstanding tradition as Gwinnett County’s home to bluegrass with performances by the Bluegrass Sound Band, the Everett Family Band, and Banjolicious. The music starts at 7 p.m. and the suggested donation is $15
Everett’s Music Barn has hosted Saturday night, community bluegrass concerts for more than 40 years.
Jennifer Falk, one of the owners of the Barn, said, “We are thrilled to partner with Poverty is Real, support Family Promise, and continue the Barn’s longstanding tradition as an important part of the Suwanee community.”
Event sponsors include GoWaiter.com, the Everett Music Barn, Atlanta Communities Real Estate, Lenz, Inc., Barnes Law Group, GTI of Georgia, Inc., Electronic Security Support, Inc., Marcos Pizza, Molly Maid, Forte Media Management, Jumptastic, Statefarm, Howard Hardaway/Statefarm, the Hecht Company/Keller Williams, and Paste Magazine.
Everett’s Music Barn has been a fixture on the Bluegrass scene for over 40 years. Open every Saturday night, you can find the best talent in the bluegrass world picking in the Barn—from nationally touring acts to the best local talent. The Barn is also excited to expand its musical offerings to new genres. Learn more.
Family Promise of Gwinnett County mobilizes communities of congregations that partner with social service agencies to end homelessness – one family at a time. Family Promise focuses on four areas: Training volunteers as mentors to homeless families; Organizing congregations to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families; Promoting and supporting the growth of new communities of congregations; Searching for adequate housing and support services for low-income families.
GoWaiter.com was created to provide hungry consumers with the ability to order the food they want, from the local restaurants they want and have it delivered to them at their home, office or hotel for less than $5 and within an average of 45 to 55 minutes. By providing a variety of prepared meal choices along with the convenience of delivery, GoWaiter brings a better quality of life to everyone it touches.
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