Playloop, an innovative electronic record label, is hosting a fundraiser for the eighth annual international World AIDS Orphans Day on Thursday, May 7, from 8:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. at King King in Hollywood. Funds raised will benefit NextAid, an LA-based non-profit organization that raises funds for sustainable solutions for the African AIDS orphan pandemic through dance music events.
The 21+ event brings together electronic music legend John Tejada of Palette Recordings, Playloop/PEX artists Dave Hughes, Justin Paul and Lee Mayjahs?,
plus special performances by ArcheDream for HUMANKIND. There will also be an art auction from 8:30 to 10 p.m. For information about all artists and the art auction, visit www.playlooplist.com.
Proceeds from the auction, as well as $2 from every $15 presale general admission ticket, will go toward the NextAid World AIDS Orphans Day Fund. Advance ticketholders will get exclusive Playloop MP3s. VIP ticketholders ($50) will also get the free downloads, plus a Playloop Music CD and access to the Playloop VIP Area where free drinks will be served. Twenty dollars from every VIP ticket will be contributed to the NextAid World AIDS Orphans Day Fund.
Specifically, a portion of the profits from this event will go to the NextAid/Youth With a Vision Community Center and Children’s Residential Village in Dennilton, South Africa, which will provide a multi-purpose center for the greater community and an ecological children’s center that will serve as a safe home for 50 children orphaned by AIDS. Learn more at www.nextaid.org.
King King, 6555 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 90028, (323) 960-5765, www.kingkinghollywood.com
Event information line: (215) 833-7133