AMI Radio and Ugly Grouper hosting Irma benefit

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HOLMES BEACH – AMI Radio is teaming up with the Ugly Grouper and several local musicians to host a Hurricane Irma benefit fundraiser that will double as a thank you to first responders who helped get the Island up and running again.

The kid-friendly event will take place Sunday, Oct. 8 from 1-8 p.m. The musical lineup is expected to include Lorraine Baker, Tony O’Dell, Loren Davidson, Thor, Beach Bum Pirate, Bill Vinhage, Koko & Karma, Albert Bashor, Mikey Silbaugh, The Fungies, Tony Lapera, Luke Andrews, June Eysel & John Volpicella and Teri Duncan.

Tickets are $10 and first responders will receive free beer. A 50/50 raffle also will be held. Event proceeds will assist the American Red Cross and the Blessing Bags Project, a local organization that helps homeless adults and children.

Serving food, beer, wine, liquor and more, the Ugly Grouper is located at 5704 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach, across the street from City Hall.

Streaming live, AMI Radio features independent artists, original music and a variety of weekly entertainment shows.

For more information on the benefit, call Casey Hoffman at 941-524-5207, email [email protected] or visit AMI Radio on Facebook.