[SCP] Rhythm, Blues and Soul Fundraiser 5/17

Serendipity, Collage & Potpourri of Michigan Presents:

Rhythm, Blues & Soul
A night of good music & comedy for the cause!

Bert’s Entertainment Complex
2739 Russell St.
Eastern Market, Detroit, MI
Doors @ 7pm – Party ’til 2am
Tickets: $25.00

// The Sun Messengers

The Sun Messengers are an nine-piece, horn-driven R&B show-band based in Detroit. This top-notch band plays everything from Contemporary Top 40, old school Funk and Motown to Big-Band, Classic Rock and Jazz standards. The Sun Messengers have been one of the most popular groups in the Detroit area since forming in 1980. In addition to performing as a headliner, the band has backed up such artists as The Contours,The Drifters, Johnny Adams, Earl King, Martha Reeves, Sir Mack Rice, Leon Thomas and The Falcons. From 1996 to 2011 the Sun Messengers were the house band for the Detroit Pistons, performing during Piston’s home games. The band consists of a four-piece horn section, drums, bass, keyboards, guitar and female vocalist. Six of the nine members handle the vocal arrangements. Group members include Marnell Kenan, Gary Kwek, Terry Thunder, John “Screamin’ J” Douglas, Dan Mayer, John “T-Bone” Paxton, Arthur “Speq” Colden, Termon “Tipp” Hayes, and founder Rick Steiger.

Your Host for the Evening:
// Comedian Darryl Earl

As been a comedian since 1992, Darryl Earl has the ability to “Bring it“. As a native Detroiter, Darryl brings an energy and insight into everyday life that is truly a breath of fresh air. As a father of four and a husband of one, he brings audiences to tears with his stories. Darryl is a comedian for everyday people, from the workplace to the church pew; Darryl hit’s the mark on it all.

Darryl has worked with some the comedy giants such as, Cedric The Entertainer, A.J. Jamal, Mike Bonner, Akentundae, Jonathon Slocomb, only to name a few. His most recent highlight was he was selected to perform as one of Robert Townsend’s “Partners in Crime” the next generation, which has aired nationally on the Black Family Channel.

Darryl Earl has the talent of a headline performer, and has worked with many of the biggest names in the comedy world. Darryl brings a style and an attitude that makes him joy to work with.

// Additional music by DJ Art Payne

Bert’s Entertainment Complex
2739 Russell St.
Eastern Market, Detroit, MI

Doors @ 7pm – Party ’til 2am
Tickets: $25.00

Advance Tickets Available at:
Online: www.Wantickets.com/rbsoul2013

Simply Casual Clothing
19400 Livernois @ Outer Dr.
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 864-7979 or www.simplycasual.org

All proceeds from the event benefit the Backpacking for Success Program. No child should be left without the basics to succeed!

Serendipity, Collage & Potpourri Non-profit developed the Backpacking For Success Program in 2005 to assist Michigan children in need of school supplies and to help ensure that “No child is without the basics to succeed.”

SCP hosts several fundraising events to help provide backpacks and supplies for K-8 Grade students. We have adopted the following schools Bennett, Sherrill and Blackwell Elementary along with our COTS-Women & Children Shelter.

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