Another benefit takes place tonight, this one for Doug Green
, who is currently suffering from cancer and the avalanche of medical bills associated with treatment of the disease.
Green originally conceived of and spearheaded the construction of a concert venue at French's Camp, producing the Garberville Music Festival in 1980 and 1982, was a founding boardmember of the Mateel Community Center and was key in bringing Reggae on the River into the world.
The benefit takes place tonight at the Mateel, starting at 6 p.m. with Humboldt Time
performing during dinner. The main event kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and features Peter Rowan
(“The Free Mexican Airforce” and “Panama Red”), Joules Graves
(right), Tina Malia
, Alice DiMicele
, Joanne Rand
, Al Torre
and Greg Anton
. On a bittersweet note, the sharp-tongued Graves, whose own career was hampered by multiple sclerosis, is making a rare appearance from Bellingham, Wash., to honor Green, who once produced a tribute CD for Joules for her medical expenses. No cover at the door – a jar to collect funds will be passed. Volunteers are needed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Mateel at 923-3368.
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