Break Free Fest!

$1,370 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 45 people in 3 months

This is for the punk and hardcore kids who were told they were listening to "white music". 
This is for the bands who speak their native tongue and are told no one will understand them. 
This is for those who constantly find themselves shoved to the back. 
This is for the misrepresented in a music scene that they feel so passionate about. 
This is for us

For years punk and hardcore have been deemed white genres of music, pushing aside and ignoring people of colour who have been shaping it for years. This fest wants to bring those people together and to the front to represent the many different groups who make this music the most diverse genre many claim it to be. 
In May 2017 we want to host 10 bands for one day in one space. 

The money will be used for: 
-Equipment (so bands traveling don't have to lug every single part of their system to PA)
-Paying bands for their time (because we believe in supporting bands so they can keep doing what they're doing)
-Venue Rental 
-And hopefully portions of this can also be donated at the event to charities dear to the artists hearts. 

Please help me make this dream come true so we can have this for years to come. Representation is so very important and we nmeed events like these now more than ever. 

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$1,370 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 45 people in 3 months
Created November 8, 2016
$40
Carlo Freeze
5 days ago
KC
$40
Kane Cathain
6 days ago
KS
$10
Katie Sheridan
7 days ago

Xoxo

$40
Carol O'Neill
1 month ago
$20
Brad Luck
1 month ago

as someone who organizes a fest that tries to be inclusive to women, poc, and lgbt folks as possible...i think yall are killing it. please keep up the GREAT work.

CM
$5
Chuck Meehan
1 month ago
CC
$300
C C
1 month ago
DT
$20
Darn Tootin
1 month ago
$100
Rose Pink
2 months ago
KH
$10
krissy howard
2 months ago
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