Epic Overtown Music Project 10/1/11

EPIC – Overtown Music Project
Saturday, October 1 · 7:00pm – 9:30pm
LIV in the Fontainbleau Hotel

Overtown Music Project pulls out all the stops and then some:
MC’d by the one and only Monie Love
18 piece big band mash up with hip hop black and white streaming images of Otown in its heyday dee-licious Prohibition era cocktails
You in your swankest outfit celebrating all the juke joints that lined Otowns’s streets in its prime.

$40 in advance, $50 at the door
Save 10 bucks on tickets by emailing amy@overtownmusicproject.org

Overtown Music Project is a non-profit organization that celebrates the music, history and spirit of Otown in its heyday. Proceeds from this event will benefit our blues and jazz residency in Overtown.

How do I get tickets:
Option 1 : Write a check for $40 before September 27th. Make it payable to Overtown Music Project.
Send it to:
A. Rosenberg
2851 NE 183rd Street, #902
North Miami Beach, Fl. 33160

Option II
Bring a credit card to the event.
Pay $50.

History: Before desegregation, African American musicians who performed on Miami Beach were unable to sleep or dine in the hotels in which they performed. Instead, they went “over town” to the dozens of juke joints of Overtown and performed in front of integrated audiences into the wee hours. This is our tribute to them.

Special thanks to our host committee: Aaron Glickman; Aaron Resnick; Allison Weiss Brady; Aneska Arrocha; Anne Owen; Antonia Williams Gary; Ben Wolkov; Bret Abess; Carl Kruse; Carmel Ophir; Carol Ann Taylor; Carolyn Travis; Charles Austin; Crystal Connor; Dirk Desouza ; Donald Lutton; Dorothy Jenkins Fields; Erin Newberg; Erika Morales ; Estrellita Sibilia; HT Smith; Irby McKnight; John Kozyak; Liza Gallardo Walton; Lori Delvecchio; Malik Benjamin; Maria Arguello ; Marlon Hill ; Max Pierre; Melanie Cohen; Michelle Leshem; Nathalie Cadet- James; Rebecca Mandelman; Ricky Arriola; Ruth Greenfield Sanders; Ruth Shack; Suzan McDowell; Todd Michaels; Yvette Harris

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