Poverty Is Real (PIR) is proud to announce its upcoming Charlotte concert event, Beatles vs. Stones — a battle of the bands featuring eight acts performing music by the two greatest rock bands of all time — on Saturday, April 19 at The Double Door Inn, with doors opening at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Urban Ministry Center.
The evening will feature eight bands performing four songs each, covering their favorite works by either The Beatles or The Rolling Stones. Bands currently signed on to play include School of Rock Charlotte, Reeve Coobs, Dead End Parking, Little District, Yaddatu, and Toleman Randall.
Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at doubledoorinn.com/eventlist.aspx. The Double Door Inn is located at 1218 Charlottetowne Avenue. More information about the show is at povertyisreal.us.
Spencer Smith, Executive Director of PIR, says the event’s beneficiary, Urban Ministry Center, was identified as a key player in the fight against poverty within the Charlotte community. “They are the perfect example of an organization effectively fighting poverty on the local level,” said Smith. “We’re thrilled to be supporting such an amazing organization.”
The Urban Ministry Center is a local, interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness, one life at a time. The Center serves 500 to 600 homeless individuals in the Charlotte area each day, and provides services including basic aid, permanent supportive housing, temporary shelter, enrichment programs, substance abuse treatment, and community education. For more information, visit urbanministrycenter.org.