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9th Annual Everglades Awareness Benefit Concert at Gramps

September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - September 19, 2016 @ 1:00 am


everglades-2016-b-500x750Ploppy Palace Productions and Love The Everglades Movement will be hosting a concert to raise awareness and funds for Everglades protection and public education. As part of this three stage extravaganza, some of South Florida’s top bands, spoken word artists and community activists will join together to raise awareness for this vital natural resource.

There will be musical performances by The Spam Allstars, Army Gideon, The Baboons, Iko-Iko, The Medicine Box, Nag Champayons, The Oski Foundation, Magic City Hippies, Blue Sky Drive, Chantil Dukart, Above The Skyline, Spank, Zen Per Capita, PATH, Venus Rising, Kuyayky, Rachelle Coba, Bryant Del Toro, Mishelle Forman Duo, Steve Minotti, Grant Livingston, Anthony Nelson, Nacho, Mr. Grim Reapa, Orion, Raven, Michelangelo, Bodizephia, Haviken Hayes and more.

Guest speakers include: FL State Rep. David Richardson, Miami-Dade County Comm. Daniella Levine Cava, City of South Miami Mayor Phil Stoddard, Houston Cypress from Love The Everglades Movement, Laura Reynolds from Conservation Concepts; Rhonda Roff from Sierra Club Callusa Chapter; Dara Schoenwald & David Doebler from VolunteerCleanup.org; Samuel Tommie from the Seminole Community, Sam Van Leer from Urban Paradise Guild, Michael Gibaldi from Surfrider Foundation Miami Chapter, Luiz Rodrigues from ECOMB, Tim Canova from Progress For All, Erin Clancy from Tropical Audubon, Lloyd Goradesky from Gator In the Bay, Tanjim Hossain from the University of Miami Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy, Natalia Arias from Miami Climate Alliance, Jean Sarmiento from Sunkeeper Solutions, Valerie Robbin from Every Kid In the Park, Bruce Stanley from the Miami-Dade Green Party, Steve Leidner from Preserve Our Marine Reserve, Meredith Barnard from Conservancy for SW Florida, Kelly Cox from Miami Waterkeepers, Zulay Pastrana from Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Flash from Ploppy Palace Productions, representatives from other community organizations and concerned citizens.

Spoken word by Alonso, Marcus Blake, Rio and more.

Dance and performance by Elviza’s Rockabelly Hippies featuring Elviza, Symphony & Sofia Luna plus Melody Gedeon, Feiruz Asaad and more.

Live art by Anibal Fernandez, Linx, Rei Ramirez and more, plus Digital Art Show featuring over 40 artists.

Information booths from Love The Everglades Movement, VolunteerCleanup.org and other organizations.

Vendors and small businesses promoting and selling their merchandise, including The Wallflower Gallery, Progressive Rags, Lotus In Hand Therapy, Kawaii Universe and others.

Face painting with Them There Eyes. Art Installation by Joan Futsher. Sticker coloring with Kawaii Universe. More kids activities are being developed, so stay tuned!

This is an all ages event
Admission is $ 10.
Children under 12 – FREE

Donate here: www.gofundme.com/LoveTheEverglades

For more information, please check out www.ploppypalace.com or e-mail Ploppy Palace Productions at events@ploppypalace.com or call 305-579-0069.


September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
September 19, 2016 @ 1:00 am
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Love the Everglades Movement
Ploppy Palace Productions


176 NW 24 ST
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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