Thursday, November 23, 2017

Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital Benefit at The Showbox December 2nd

SMooCH Announces Musical and Culinary Talent for Sixth Annual Benefit

On Saturday, December 2nd, Seattle’s talented music community will come together with sponsors KEXP and Sub Pop Records to support Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital (SMooCH). Along with Phantogram’s performance, there will be a live auction, and a selection of culinary and wine tastings from local chefs and Washington winemakers.

Additional musical talent will be announced on KEXP closer to the event date. “It’s humbling to see this event continue to shine a light on the incredible care offered at Seattle Children’s, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay,” said SMooCH co-founder Pete Nordstrom. “Our goal all along was to create a lasting event with 100% of proceeds going directly to uncompensated care. We’re proud to keep the momentum going this year with a terrific lineup of acts and chefs to help build on the $7 million we’ve raised since inception in 2011.”

EVENT DETAILS

  • When: Saturday, December 2nd
    • Doors at 5:30 pm for VIP / Doors at 8:30 pm for GA
  • Tickets: VIP $255 / GA $50

Doors will open at 5:30 pm for VIP guests to enjoy live music, a silent auction and an exclusive tasting from local chefs including Jason McClure from Matt’s in the Market, Jack Timmons from Jack’s BBQ, Jason Stoneburner from Stoneburner, Renee Erickson from The Walrus & The Carpenter and Ethan Stowell from Goldfinch Tavern. Amazing wines from Mark Ryan Winery and Sleight of Hand Cellars will be poured by the winemakers themselves.

General Admission tickets include two drinks. Doors will open at 8 p.m. with the show starting at 8:30 pm.

Tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so don’t wait to purchase! If you’re unable to attend but would still like to support Seattle Children’s Hospital, you can make a donation online at SeattleChildrens.org.

About Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund

Seattle Children’s opened its doors in 1907 – with the vision to care for every child in our region, regardless of the family’s ability to pay. Seattle Children’s provided more than $126 million in uncompensated care for patients and their families 2016. This essential program fulfills Seattle Children’s founding promise to provide care to every infant, child and teen in Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho in need —regardless of insurance coverage or financial circumstances.

About SMooCH

Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital (SMooCH) was founded in 2011 to bring local artists together to support uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Since inception, SMooCH has attracted talented acts such as Father John Misty, Allen Stone, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Iron and Wine and Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses — all to raise over $7M for Seattle Children’s. Click here to learn more.

About Jennifer Liu

Despite the rain, Jennifer loves Seattle and is a rare native. From the gorgeous summer weather to the drizzle the other 9 months, this may be her forever home. She graduated from the University of Washington and has a master's degree in counseling psychology. She loves to travel, volunteer, and host themed dinner parties. You can find her eating, hiking, hanging out with her awesome dog, or napping. Ice cream, burgers, and sushi are some of her favorite things.
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