WHCP Cambridge Community Radio in Cambridge MD announces its 4th Annual Fundraiser, ‘Beatin’ the Blues,’ to be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6-10 pm at Gallery 447, located at 447 Race Street in historic downtown Cambridge, MD.
On March 24th ,WHCP is proud to showcase the talents of modern rockabilly artist Josh Christina who brings new life to an amazing genre of rockabilly music by taking it back to its roots with his incredible talent that is being heralded by the very legends that pioneered it. The band comprises four pieces, with Christina tearing up the ivories on the Community Grand Piano at 447. Christina is just back from a recording session in Memphis at Sam Phillips Studios. This fourth album by Christina and his band is due to be released in May, 2018.
The Smokehouse Grill from Stephensville, MD will cater a full barbeque dinner including a whole roast pig with all the sides and trimmings! There will be a cash bar featuring beer, wine and a signature drink.
Silent and live auctions will round out the evening, featuring such items as tickets to the Bay Blues Festival in May at Sandy Point, a series of three decoys carved by the exceptional local artist WG Sutter, art, restaurant gift certificates, a vacation weekend getaway, gift baskets and much more!
This year ‘s goal is to raise funds to support the WHCP Mid-Shore Reading Service, a radio reading service for the Blind and visually impaired. Funds will also be used to offer performance and recording opportunities for area musicians in our new Groove City Studio. Every day WHCP, Cambridge Community Radio, brings together local leaders, artists, activists, musical performers and young people across the Mid-Shore to engage listeners in our area and worldwide, by streaming on whcp.org.
Reservations for ‘Beatin’ the Blues’ are $60 per person for a full bbq dinner, fantastic music and a great evening of entertainment. Reservations may be made by going online to whcp.org, click on the “Fundraiser” tab. Those interested may also send a check (marked 2018 Fundraiser) made payable to WHCP to the studios at 516 Race Street, Cambridge MD 21613. Tickets will not be sent – they will be “will call” at the door on the evening of March 24th 2018.