2014 Swan Songs Serenade with Ray Benson
The Shoal Crossing Event Center | Austin TX
Wednesday, October, 29th
Swan Songs is an Austin-based nonprofit that fulfills musical last wishes at the end of life by organizing private concerts for individuals with a terminal illness. At their request, a favorite style of music or musicians is brought directly to the home or facility. The concert allows patient, family and friends to focus beyond the illness and come together through the medium of music.
Our annual fall fundraiser, 2014 Swan Songs Serenade, will be held on October 29, 2014 at the Shoal Crossing Event Center. The event provides a lovely setting for guests to come together to support the organization’s mission of bringing music to the terminally ill, their family and friends. The event features performances by Grammy-award wining artist Ray Benson and jazz-grass band MilkDrive, and Austin City Limits’ Terry Lickona will serve as emcee.
Previous years’ performers for this event have included Jerry Jeff Walker, Eliza Gilkyson, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock. Obviously, Austin’s finest support our mission to fulfill musical last wishes for individuals with a terminal illness. Ray Benson has, in fact, been specifically requested twice and graciously performed in a private, intimate setting for some very grateful recipients and their loved ones.
This year’s Serenade moves to Shoal Crossing Event Center, a beautiful venue that allows us to have a seated dinner, a larger silent auction, ample parking, a lovely ambiance and plenty of room for everyone to mix and mingle. Mark your calendar now and spread the word.
VIP Sponsor Reception and Silent Austion will begin at 6pm with Dinner, Live Auction & concert at 7pm.
For more information, visit: http://www.swansongs.org/