Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the name of the band Grey Gary.
Ithaca, N.Y. — A fundraiser at the Carriage House Cafe Thursday night raised more than $5,000 in donations for the victims of a horrific earthquake in Nepal.
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BBC News reports that 6,204 people are confirmed to have died and more than 13,000 were injured in the 7.8-magnitude quake.
Among the groups that helped the Carriage House fundraiser were Grey Gary. (The full set list is below.)
“What an amazing night of talent. It’s hard to qualify. The packed room was totally immersed from start to finish, and they expressed themselves with over $5000 in donations,” wrote Finger Lakes Music Press on its Facebook page.
Speakers/Tom Burchinal & Shikhar Bajracharya of Grey Gary
Burns and Kristy (Terry Burns & Ron Kristy)
Pierce Walsh w/ Tenzin Chopak
Mary Brett Lorson w/ Michael Stark
Guest Speaker/Luca Pandolfi
Grey Gary (Tom Burchinal & Shikhar Bajracharya)
Dara Anissi w/Shikhar Bajracharya
Gabe Tavares | The Thins, Plastic Nebraska
Better Barn Burning Bureau (JP Nawn and Meaghan Nawn) w/Bryan Davis & Ashley
Michael Stark | Tzar
Polly Wood w/Grey Gary
Speaker/Allison DeDominick of Arte, presenting Ryan B Curtis
Tenzin Chopak | Rockwood Ferry
Tenzin Chopak w/ Richie & Rosie
Speaker/ Colleen Boland
Richie & Rosie (Richie Stearns & Rosie Newton)
Diwas & Mandy Gurung w/ Mike Parker & Shikhar Bajracharya
The Blind Spots
Ryan B Curtis [featured visual artist]
Jon Petronzio | Roadman, John Brown’s Body w/ Tom Burchinal & Ryan Vanderhoof
Grey Gary w/Ryan Vanderhoof & Jon Petronzio
Another fundraiser for the victims of the Nepal earthquake will be held at Level B on Collegetown’s Eddy Street on May 9.
According to the event organizers:
It’s the last Fish Bowl of the Spring school semester!
Come to Level B and buy a drink before 11PM to support Cornell For Nepal! Buy any specialty drink to help our cause even further! (Even if you don’t drink, just coming by will still help our campaign!)
Specials for the evening are: $18 Fishbowls $2 Washington Apple Shots $3 Shock Top Pints.