Music Without Borders, a benefit concert for Doctors Without Borders

A campaign by Bobby Bringi

November 1, 2018

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Dear Friends,

Michigan-based musicians Bobby Bringi (left), Elden Kelly (right) -- with a lot of help from our friends -- are organizing a community fundraising concert, MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS to benefit the humanitarian mission of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). 

The music concert will be on Sunday, December 2, 2018, starting 4 PM at UrbanBeat, 1213 Turner Road in Old Town, Lansing, MI 48906. Doors will open at 3:30 PM, and there will be a cash bar/restaurant. Please plan to come early to socialize with friends and make new ones in a casual, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. We hope to see you there!

Enjoy live global roots music, where melodies, grooves and sounds from different continents mingle with jazz and blues -- musical narratives that transcend borders. Elden and Bobby will be joined by special guests. Music Without Borders will enchant, heal and unite our community as we support MSF in a time of urgent need

All costs associated with the event have already been covered, so all donations will directly benefit MSF. Suggested donation is $30 per person; the minimum suggested donation is $10 per person. We will do our very best to make sure that donors at the $30 level have access preferred seating. (Please consider letting the donation site make me aware of your identity, this will help me in organizing seating).

The capacity of the venue is 150; and there is some additional standing room space.  There is no other cover charge for the concert, and no tickets are necessary, please just come as you are. We hope to see you there! Donations can be made directly during the concert as well. 

For a glimpse of the supremely gifted guitarist and musician Elden Kelly elaborating on a Silk Road theme, check out this original piece called Caravanserai: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao1yC4BSuqA

We are planning to showcase several new compositions, including a special piece composed just for this event. During intermission there will be an opportunity for the audience to learn about global health and MSF.

Please consider donating even if you cannot attend the concert!

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid to people in more than 70 countries whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. We are raising funds and awareness to support its response to emergencies around the world.  Your donation will be put to work immediately to deliver urgent medical care including treatment for malnutrition, emergency surgery, and lifesaving vaccinations for people around the world. Thank you for your support and for getting involved. Every little bit helps and is greatly appreciated (and Tax deductible!)!  You can learn more about its work by visiting www.doctorswithoutborders.org.

 

 

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