Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Red Clay Revival and Donna Hopkins: Benefit for Space One Eleven

Press Release
Local News
For Immediate Release

May 30, 2012
Contact: Doug McElvy
Cell: (334) 414-4447




Red Clay Revival and Donna Hopkins do a concert to benefit Space One Eleven
Birmingham, Ala.(June 1, 2012) — Tuscaloosa’s Red Clay Revival and Alabama native, Donna Hopkins will be playing at Zydeco on Friday, June 1, 2012. Hosted by Out of Square Designs, proceeds of the concert will benefit Space One Eleven (SOE). In an effort to promote local art and give back to the community, five to six local artists with art work for sale at Zydeco on the 1st, the proceeds from the art work sales and door cost will go to helping space one eleven.  We are hoping to raise awareness for the "A Red Clay Revival Music and arts Festival" that we are holding Sep 7.8, 9th  at horse pens 40 also produced by Out of Square Designs and For the benefit Space One eleven! we will have local beer vendors and Several Local artist and local and national bands at the festival in Sep.  

For photos, interviews and other information, contact Doug McElvy, (334) 414-4447.
About Space One Eleven:
Space One Eleven (SOE) is a visual arts nonprofit founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 1986. SOE operates with a mission to provide professional opportunities for artists, create a forum for public understanding of contemporary art and offer arts education to area youth. SOE believes that art is where you find it, whether from a Birmingham artist, a nationally recognized artist or a creative youth in a local Birmingham neighborhood. Run by artists, formed by place, and celebrating cutting-edge art that stretches the imagination, SOE incorporates these principles into all of our programs as we deal with art, community and public discourse. For more information visit spaceoneeleven.org.

About Out of Square Design:
Local artist, Ronnie Crutchfield, creates woodwork with salvaged materials from abandoned homes, barns and outbuildings. In an attempt to give the story behind these structures and the people who called them home, Crutchfield tries to include the details unique to each property. From the backwoods of St. Clair Co. to the homes destroyed in the 2011 tornado, Crutchfield constructs “frames, furniture and funk.” For more information visit http://www.facebook.com /pages/Out-of-Square-Design.

About Red Clay Revival:
Red Clay Revival, dug fresh out of Tuscaloosa, is an all-star collection of experienced musicians who bring a creative and unexacting sound for all of their foot stomping guest to enjoy. Melding the essence of Americana rock, their sounds include a soulful voice, backed by a Newgrass, Roots Rock, and Acoustic Bluegrass style. With an underlying passion to spread joyful music to their audiences, Red Clay Revival digs up the freshest tunes and is blazing new trails far and wide for everyone to boogie on down. A new album with very special guest Keller Williams, Larry and Jenny Keel and Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth will be available at the end of July. Visit redclayrevival.com for concert posters, free downloads and booking information.

About Donna Hopkins:
Arab native Donna Hopkins, began playing music in Huntsville and Muscle Shoals at a young age. After relocating to Birmingham and later to Nashville, Hopkins spent eight years on the road. She traveled to the Dakotas, Montana and Las Vegas, before settling in Atlanta 14 years ago. Hopkins recently released a solo album, “Free To Go.” Donna has continued her own tradition of gigs and travel. She appears frequently around the Southeast with the Women of Rock, an acoustic songwriter-in-the-round performance that also features musicians, Caroline Aiken and Diane Durrette. For more information visit donnahopkins.com.

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