Lenz is again the Presenting Sponsor for the Decatur Poverty is Real concert series, which will raise money to help Decatur Cooperative Ministry prevent and alleviate homelessness in Decatur and DeKalb County.
The three-day event will be held June 14-16 at Eddie’s Attic and will feature performances by Caroline Herring, Bobby Bare Jr., and Matthew Mayfield, as well as “Shelter from the Storm,” a Bob Dylan Celebration. Tickets are available at EddiesAttic.com.“We are honored to support the work of Poverty is Real and Decatur Cooperative Ministry,” said Lenz president Richard Lenz. “They embody the character of this community.”
Lenz has supported Poverty is Real since its inception with marketing, advertising, PR, and interactive services.
Here is the full schedule for Poverty is Real, June 14-16 at Eddie’s Attic:
FRIDAY, JUNE 14: 8 PM
Birmingham’s Matthew Mayfield, formerly the lead singer of Moses Mayfield, will celebrate the release of his new EP, “Irons in the Fire” on Friday, June 14. The eight-song EP includes guest vocals by the Civil Wars’ John Paul White. Matthew’s songs have appeared in shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Heart of Dixie,” and “Ringer.” Advance tickets are $10 and available at www.EddiesAttic.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15: 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Caroline Herring will release an album of music inspired by one of her favorite children’s stories. The shows will be held Saturday, June 15—at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.— and feature songs from the new album, “Roxaboxen Songs,” and her forthcoming album, “A Book is To Sing.” The performances will feature playing, singing, readings, and interactive storytelling. The new album will be available for purchase. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children, and available at www.EddiesAttic.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15: 7 PM
Formerly of Decatur and now living in Nashville, Eddie’s Attic favorite Nathan Beaver returns for his first Atlanta show in nearly two years. Paste Magazine has called Beaver’s music, “stunning in its simplicity” and 2011’s “Universal You” received widespread critical acclaim. On Saturday night, June 15, he will perform a set of his own material and then sit in with Mike Killeen and the Dregs for a high-energy set. Advance tickets are $10 and available at www.EddiesAttic.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15: 9:30 PM
Nashville’s Bobby Bare, Jr. will bring his beautiful and quirky songwriting to the Attic for a performance Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 p.m. Bobby has toured with Bob Dylan, been nominated for a Grammy, and is the subject of the documentary “Don’t Follow Me (I’m Lost). He’s is the son of country legend Bobby Bare and began his career fronting the punk band Bare Jr. Bobby studied songwriting under the great Shel Silverstein, and his most recent album is called “A storm – a tree – my mother’s head.” Advance tickets are $12, and available at www.EddiesAttic.com.
SUNDAY, JUNE 16: 7 PM
“Shelter from the Storm: Bob Dylan Celebration” will be held Sunday, June 16 at 7 p.m. and feature a collection of talented artists performing mini-sets of Dylan’s greatest songs. Participating artists include Caroline Herring, Eliot Bronson, Nathan Beaver, Drew Beskin (of The District Attorneys), the Skipperdees, Flint Hill Specials, Chris Stalcup, Kristen Englenz, and Spencer Smith. Advance tickets are $10 and available at www.EddiesAttic.com.
For more information, visit www.PovertyIsReal.us.