The First Annual LoonFest is this Saturday, October 7th, at Modist Brewing. This event is being held to support Save the Boundary Waters. You can register for free, and make a donation to the campaign through the “ticket” link. An anonymous donor will match donations from LoonFesters up to $5,000! Festivities start at 2 pm and go until 10. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun with both Loon bands on the bill (or is it beak?). We are very excited to be out for the occasion. King Fish Crow will take the stage at 7. The rest of the lineup includes: Loons in the Attic, Go for Retro, Wailing Loons, One Ukulele, Hayden Fox and Flatwater Mississippi. Come on out for a good cause, great bands, and some local brew.
I woke up this morning to the news of the shooting in Vegas. It’s impossible to ignore. Our hearts go out to everyone touched by this tragedy. There aren’t words. It’s appalling and cowardly and devastating. I cannot imagine going to a concert and having to run for my life. It breaks my heart.
We’re going to take a moment of silence this week and we’ll see you on Saturday at Modist Brewing.
“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” – Nelson Mandela