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Wednesday To-Do: Brother's Keeper benefit show

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Theres a benefit show for Gerald Johnson at Revolution Wednesday night.
  • There's a benefit show for Gerald Johnson at Revolution Wednesday night.

BROTHER'S KEEPER BENEFIT SHOW
8:30 p.m. Revolution. $10.

This is a benefit show for longtime local horn player Gerald Johnson, who has incurred significant medical bills for treatment of an infected spider bite. This show was put together by Butterfly of New Orleans to raise money not only for Johnson's medical costs, but also the day-to-day expenses of life, so that he can get by long enough to recuperate.

Besides being a benefit, it's also a chance to honor a stalwart musician who's played with many local performers. There's a ton of folks playing this show — a who's who of local musicians, including Butterfly and Irie Soul, Nicky Parrish, Tawanna Campbell, Velvet Kente, Tim Anthony, Tufara Waller Muhammad, First Impressions, Tanya Leeks, Yvette Preyer, Julia Buckingham, Steve Huddleston, Steven Bailey, Twylite Jones, Clifford Hawkins, Saabor Saalam, Dave Williams, Steve Coldy, Darril Harp Edwards and more.

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