2017 DVE Charity Jam

102.5 WDVE and The Clarks will host the 2017 DVE Charity Jam.

Some of Pittsburgh’s finest rock acts will come together for the show to support the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. www.Pittsburghfoodbank.org 

The DVE Charity Jam is a long-standing tradition that was revived with the 2016 Nick's Fat City Reunion and will continue into 2017 at Stage AE.  Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to show for a food drive.  771 lbs. were donated to the Food Bank last year thanks to the generosity of the concerts goers.

 The Clarks   www.clarksonline.com  Joe Grushecky & the Houserockerswith special guests Donnie Iris, Kelsey Friday (Brownie Mary) and Rick Witkowski  www.grushecky.com Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors   www.sunkingwarriors.com The Hawkeyes    www.hawkeyesband.com   

WHEN: November 25, 2017
WHERE:  Stage AE – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DOORS: VIP: 5:00pm; General Admission: 6:00pm
COST: VIP Tickets: $50.00; General Admission: $26.00 Advance/$29.00 Day of Show- A Portion of the proceeds to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
ON SALE: October 13
Tickets and more info CLICK HERE

The Clarks became a rock-n-roll band in the fall of 1986 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. They played their favorite songs by their musical heroes in the basements of houses and the corners of bars, sometimes for a hundred dollars, but usually just for free beer. They covered the Rave-Ups, the Plimsouls, Hoodoo Gurus, and created a template for their own music.

The Clarks made records, toured the country, and played on Letterman. They started families, wrote more songs about love and loss, and were honored by their alma mater. They reached a point, nearly thirty years on, where they wanted to revisit the music that inspired them in the first place. Most recently, they made an album called Rewind, a collection of classics by R.E.M., the Replacements, and the Rolling Stones. They took another step forward, this time by looking back.  Look for a new Clarks studio album in 2018!

Joe Grushecky’s music has stood the test of time. For 30 years publications such as Billboard, Rolling Stone, Village Voice, No Depression, and countless others have hailed him as one of rock & roll’s most talented singer-songwriters.  For this event, Joe has added some special friends and local legends to perform alongside his long-time band the Houserockers.  These special guests include Donnie Iris, Kelsey Friday and Rick Witkowski.

In 1979 Rolling Stone magazine crowned his band’s, the Iron City Houserockers, first album Love’s So Tough the “debut record of the year.” Acclaimed rock writer Jimmy Guterman, named their second album, Have a Good Time (But Get Out Alive) as one of the 100 Best Rock & Roll Records of all time! Legendary guitarist and Rock Hall of Famer Steve Cropper produced Blood on the Bricks. Rock superstar and Hall of Famer, Bruce Springsteen, produced American Babylon in 1995 and continues to perform with the band and write with Joe including the Grammy winning Code of Silence.

We’re Not Dead Yet, Live in Pittsburgh, Joe’s 14th LP, carries on his tradition of delivering honest and passionate music. This is what Blurt Magazine has to say about the band’s live performances. “Grushecky and the Houserockers performed like they thought they were damn rock stars and, on that night, they were indeed the greatest rock 'n' roll outfit on the planet” In a world where truth is rare and nothing seems genuine anymore, some things remains constant…there is still real music being made out there. And Joe Grushecky is still making it.

Tickets available October 13 by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

For more information visit www.promowestlive.com.

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