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Hey Boston – Join Bleu & WhyHunger On April 28th For A Great Cause!

April 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

Hey Boston, Bleu is coming back to town! 

On Thursday April 28th Bleu brings his new partnership with Artists Against Hunger & Poverty to Boston and needs your help!. AAHP teams with artists to raise funds and awareness for effective community-based organizations working to combat hunger and poverty.  (You can find out more about AAHP & WhyHunger here). Bleu, along with his friends and fans will be volunteering at the Somerville food bank (noon to 3pm). Volunteers will be distributing food and/or packing food bags for distribution. All volunteers joining Bleu will receive a free Bleu T-shirt, guest list for his next Boston show, and a free WhyHunger T-shirt. Please RSVP if you want to volunteer! (For more details and to help spread the word visit the Facebook event here.)

Bleu on his involvement with WhyHunger:

“I’m excited to be working with WhyHunger and Artists Against Hunger & Poverty. I spend most of my days now in Los Angeles and Boston, and it’s easy to see where people need help when you’re living in a city. With WhyHunger I hope to help the fight against hunger in many of the cities that I travel to as an artist, and starting here in Boston makes perfect sense. Boston will always feel like home to me and I hope I can do my part to give back, and get my fans and friends involved to help me.

But wait, there’s more!

Bleu will also be speaking on a panel On Tuesday April 26th for “Financing creativity – Microfunding and VCs” at Berklee & Midem’s Rethink Music Conference aimed at discussing and finding solutions for the current challenges of music creativity and commerce. His recent success with funding his latest CD through Kickstarter to the tune of $40K, plus his multi-level approach to his career as artist, professional songwriter, and producer gives him a unique take on funding creativity. For more info on that or ReThink, visit their website here.

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