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EarthDance Benefit

7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.



The "do it yourself" mantra is much more than a motto for punk-rock showgoers — it's a way of life for musicians, artists and promoters across the city. Now, that spirit of self-sufficiency in music and art converges with ecological sustainability and farm-to-table food sense with Farms Rock! A Benefit Concert for EarthDance. Located in Ferguson, EarthDance is a working farm that aims to teach would-be green thumbs how to grow their own produce while building community. The benefit is fittingly local-focused, and some of the bands even have bucolic, farm-friendly names: Peach, Scarlet Tanager and the Black Bears will perform, along with the Bible Belt Sinners and Fight for Midnight.

Think (and Drink) Locally: Hometown beer barons at 4 Hands Brewing will be offering their craft brews, keeping the entire night's footprint within a 30-mile radius.

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