Newport, KY-The Rivertown Music Club has been combining great local music and charity for the past 4 years. On January 19, 2008, RTMC’s series, “One More Girl On A Stage” will carry on that tradition. The series supports and celebrates women via monthly shows at Southgate House featuring local and national female musicians with a donation being made from each show to benefit a woman-focused charity/organization.
To start off each year the series hosts a multi-stage showcase featuring some of the most talented female acts from the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area; this years lineup features hostess, Vicki D’Salle, Kinsey Rose, Jesse Thomas, Tupelo Honey, Liz Bowater, Ma Crow and The Mother Pluckers, Lauren Houston, Kelly Thomas & The Fabulous Pickups, Lydia Loveless, The Jellyhearts, Wussy, Kristen Key Band, J. Dorsey Blues Band featuring Kristen Kreft, Silver Slipper, The Dishes, My Wife The Tiger, Frontier Folk Nebraska and Lines and Spaces. The line-up is extremely diverse and includes acoustic acts and full bands. A website has been set up at www.myspace.com/onemoregirlonastage with links to all the performers, along with pictures and sound clips.
The show will benefit The Pink Ribbon Girls (pinkribbongirls.org), a breast cancer survivor’s organization. This show has personal meaning for many of the musicians involved that have faced breast cancer either personally or with a loved one. There will also be a raffle and silent auction at the show, to help raise money for the organization. Black and Bluegrass Rollergirls and Cincinnati Rollergirls have volunteered to sell raffle tickets and lend a hand to the cause!
An art showing by local photographer, Sara Sampley, featuring some of the musicians with relatives and friends who are cancer survivors will run in the art gallery. The hope is to tell the stories of these survivors thru photography. The art gallery showing will open on January 18, 2008 and will run thru mid February.
The Pink Ribbon Girls Mission
Pink Ribbon Girls (PRG) are committed to helping young women diagnosed with breast cancer by creating a support network of survivors through personal contact as well as the internet. Young women are offered the flexibility of joining a group that doesn’t require a monthly commitment, such as that of a formal support group. Having a monthly night out provides young women with an outlet for sharing many aspects of their life, including breast cancer. Topics of discussion and guest speakers for each meeting include issues more specific to being diagnosed at an earlier age, such as dating, caring for young children while undergoing treatment and fitness and nutrition. PRG offers its members support in many ways, including a welcome packet filled with a membership directory, helpful tips, a personal journal, and many other useful materials. Other means of support include providing meals to PRG members and their families during treatment or after surgery. PRG also realizes that until there is a cure, we must all do our part to educate women about this disease and focus on the early detection of it.
PRG Contact Info
PO Box 33011
Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
Suggested donation at the door is $7. Ages 18 and up welcome. Doors at 7 p.m.For more information, visit www.myspace.com/onemoregirlonastage