The Venice Community Housing Corporation will host the 19th annual Venice Music Festival on September 18th. There will be a champagne brunch starting at 11am, the music festival runs from 2-6pm.
This year’s line-up features the Luminaries (a seven-piece, socially conscious hip hop band of emcees, poets, singers, and musicians from Venice), The 44’s ( an electric blues-roots-rock band that includes “Tex” Nakamura – harmonica player for the funk band War) and Allensworth (a raw soul-funk band known for their high intensity live shows).
The reservation-only Champagne Brunch will feature live jazz music by The Richard Glaser Band, gourmet dishes prepared by Off the Wall Catering, and champagne. The brunch will begin at 11:00 am at the Palms Court and tickets are $125 per person, which includes entry to the Venice Music Festival. For more details or to purchase tickets, click here.
Delicious eats will include Mexican fare from Venice’s Casablanca, famous for their homemade tortillas, a wine and beer cash bar, and other refreshments. Additionally, a silent auction offers great deals on services, local wares, and one-of-a-kind experiences from local retailers, artists, and restaurants. For more details or to purchase tickets at $10, click here.
For over 22 years, Venice Community Housing Corporation has helped nearly 1,000 low-income people each year, including formerly homeless or low-income families and at-risk youth. VCHC combines affordable housing with job training, youth development and life skills to stabilize lives and achieve economic self-reliance.
Venice Music Festival
September 18, 2011, 2pm – 6pm
743 Palms Blvd, Venice CA 90291