...bring awareness and visibility to LGBTQ music; diminish the stigma around mental health; and raise money for suicide prevention efforts...
Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 03, 2013
Accidental Bear Queer Music Summer Tour Benefit For LGBTQ Mental Health Services & Suicide Prevention will initially be hitting up San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle and New York City. Additional cities will be targeted for later this year and early next. The tour is presented by AccidentalBear.com and features Logan Lynn, Big Dipper, Conquistador, Darling Gunsel and Rica Shay.
The mission of this tour is threefold: To bring awareness and visibility to LGBTQ music; diminish the stigma around mental health; and raise money for suicide prevention efforts in each of the communities where the tour is taking place. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the A.B. Queer Music Tour go to Stonewall Project (SF), LA Gay & Lesbian Center, Q Center (PDX), Pride Foundation (Seattle) and Ali Forney Center (NYC).
To help live out the mission of Ali Forney Center, Pride Foundation, Q Center, LA Gay & Lesbian Center and Stonewall Project, purchase tickets to the Queer Music Summer Tour today and come have a great time for a great cause this July.
Tour Dates & Cities:
7/5 – Beatbox, San Francisco, CA
7/7 – Los Globos, Los Angeles, CA
7/11 – Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
7/14 – Chop Suey, Seattle, WA
7/19 – Webster Hall, New York City, NY
Ticket pricing info for all five benefit shows
$15 – General Admission)
$45 – General Admission+, Tour T–Shirt and Photo with bands)
$75 – VIP (General Admission, invitation to meet and greet with the bands at pre–show VIP reception, Tour T–Shirt and Photo with bands)
Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/Ztxf1N
Watch music videos by Logan Lynn, Big Dipper, Conquistador, Darling Gunsel and Rica Shay on Youtube!
Accidental Bear has also released a free digital 13 song compilation album called "AB // XO" with songs from the bands headlining the tour, which is available at AccidentalBear.Bandcamp.com – Download yours today for zero dollars and get excited about the shows this summer!
Sponsorship & Beneficiaries
If you are an individual, business, corporation, or organization and you are interested in showing your support of the LGBTQ community, a great way to do that is to become a sponsor of the AB Summer Tour. Click HERE to download the sponsorship packet.
Find out more about our beneficiaries:
San Francisco – The Stonewall Project – http://www.stonewallsf.org/
Los Angeles – LA Gay & Lesbian Center, Mental Health Services
Portland – Q Center – http://www.pdxqcenter.org/
Seattle – Pride Foundation– LGBTQ Community Foundation – http://www.pridefoundation.org/
New York City – Ali Forney Center – http://www.aliforneycenter.org
About Q Center Portland
Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy.