She fuels her four tour buses and trucks with B20 and speaks about the importance of its use almost everywhere she goes. What else can you ask for from 9-time Grammy-winning musician Bonnie Raitt? Is doing a press event and after show reception too much? Not for Bonnie…
What a fantastic person! Through coordination with the National Biodiesel Board and some other partners like the Guacamole Fund (coordinated the event), the ETCFC was the beneficiary of the opportunity to sell 50 tickets at a premium to be able to raise funds for biodiesel outreach and marketing locally! (Thank you to all the staff of the NBB for their help in selling the tickets!)
Additionally, she took the time to meet and greet with 30 of the ticket buyers after the concert, allowing the ETCFC to add to the price of the ticket. All said and done, we’ve raise around $4,000 from the event!
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Eric Clapton, one of the world’s pre-eminent blues/rock guitarists, once again summoned an all-star team of six-string heroes for his fifth Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2019. Held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, the two-day concert event raised funds for the Crossroads Centre in Antigua, the chemical dependency treatment and education facility that Clapton founded in 1998.
'A Tribute To Mose Allison' Celebrates The Music Of An Exciting Jazz Master
Raitt contributed to a new album, If You're Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison, which
celebrates the late singer and pianist, who famously blended the
rough-edged blues of the Mississippi Delta with the 1950s jazz of New
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Bonnie Raitt about her friendship with the Mose Allison. They're also joined by Amy Allison — his daughter, who executive produced the album — about selecting an unexpected list of artists to contribute songs to the album.