Here is an incomplete list so far of Haiti benefit music/club events scheduled in the coming days. If you would like your event added to this list, please e-mail me.
Tonight, Friday, January 15
*Mayday plays its monthly jam at Transit Lounge tonight. Transit Lounge never charges a cover, but the band is generously giving away part of its own pay, and collecting donations. Also, $1 of every drink sold will go to charity as well. Midnight. 305-377-4628; transitlounge.us
*The organiation Miami4Haiti presents its first fundraising event
tonight with a special performance by Julian and Ky-Mani Marley, with
DJ Artime. 7 p.m. A $20 door donation is suggested for entry at
Cafeina, 297 NW 23rd St., Miami. 305-438-0047
*A concert to benefit Haiti tonight at Churchill's will send 100 percent of the proceeds to the Red Cross. To enter, give $10 or donate blood. Tusk, Ephniko, the Haitian Hillbilly, La Guardia, Chris Video, Cleaveland Jones, and a million others perform. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com
*All proceeds from tonight's show with Electric Piquete and Jim Camacho
at Stage 84 in Davie will be donated to relief efforts. 8 p.m. to 1
a.m. 9118 W. State Rd. 84, Davie. 954-474-5040; stage84fl.com
portion of the proceeds from the Fat Kay party at Vlada Lounge will go
to Wyclef Jean's organization Yele Haiti. DJs Kaprah and Kiki spin. 10
p.m. 3215 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. 305-381-5015; vladabar.com
Saturday, January 16
*Local Impact, Brava Bravo, Soula Booking, and JLPR present a benefit at Transit Lounge featuring Locos Por Juana. Door donation is $5, or more, of course.
Poplife, the Miami Artists for Haiti event at the Electric Pickle will
send 100% of the proceeds to Project Medishare, one of the few
organizations actually flying in and out of Haiti. Locos Por Juana, the
Haitian Hillbilly, Papaloko and Loray Mistik, and Rudy and the Doctors
are among the performers. A $20 door donation is suggested. 8 to 11
p.m. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami. 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com
Sunday, January 17
cream of the crop of hometown DJs come together to play Sunday School
for the Generous at Electric Pickle. Oscar G, Stryke, and Lazaro
Casanova are among the local favorites on the lineup. Click here for full details.
benefit for Haiti in Coconut Grove, with 100 percent of proceeds going
to Yele Haiti. Ria, Zoe d'Hauthuille, Rocker Alix, Space Hippie, Super
Locks, and more artists TBA perform. Admission is $5 or two cans of
food. Concert is at Chicago's Tavern and Steakhouse, 2130 Commodore
Plaza, Coconut Grove. 7 p.m. 786-200-4540; coconutgrovelive.blogspot.com
Monday, January 19
Blood, John Ralson, and Sweet Bronco play a benefit at Propaganda, 6 S.
J. St., Lake Worth. Entry is $10, and the whole door take plus 10
percent of bar sales go to relief efforts. Ages 21 and up with ID.
Wednesday, January 20
*A benefit for Doctors Without Borders' Haitian relief effort at the Vagabond. Performances by Afrobeta, Black Bobby, the Hongs, the State Of, and many more. Door donation is a suggested $5 (though more is great). 8 p.m. 30 NE 24th St., Miami. 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. The club is also accepting donations of money and supplies tonight, Saturday, and Tuesday.
Friday, January 22
*A million local bands play at the American Legion, and all door proceeds go to Project Medishare. Door donation is $5 or supplies. Radioboxer, Ketchy Shuby, Alukard, Ex Norwegian, Arboles Libres, and basically the entire Circuitree roster are among the many people playing. 6:30 p.m. till late. 6445 NE 7th Ave., Miami. harveysbythebay.com