Sunday, January 24, 2010

Synthetic Elements Press Release


Synthetic Elements With Guest Appearance Nathen Maxwell of Flogging Molly Holds Benefit Concert To Raise Money For Haiti

(January 23, 2010) Denver, CO - The recent Haiti devastation is giving musicians a new reason to sing. Denver’s very own Synthetic Elements is holding a benefit concert on February 5 at the Gothic Theater in order to raise money for Haiti. All proceeds made will be donated to Oxfam America, a humanitarian organization currently on the ground in Haiti, delivering water and sanitation services to tens of thousands of people in need.

Synthetic Elements is pleased to announce Nathen Maxwell of Flogging Molly will be performing on stage the night of the show. Other bands which will be included in the line-up are Denver locals Lola Black, Battleship Agenda, and Vegas Crimes. The event begins at 8 pm, 16+, with tickets available for $10 at the door or online at

The goal of this event is to increase Denver’s awareness of the Haiti tragedy through music. Synthetic Elements intends to raise awareness by providing Denver with a night of live music, charity donation, and silent auctioning. The band has offered to donate all profits made from their CD sales for the evening as a sign of their support. In addition, the Gothic Theater, Synthetic Elements, and The Denver Chophouse/Sing Sing Dueling Piano Bar intend to donate one dollar each per every ticket sold. During the event, items will be available for auction, with minimum donations requested. The items being auctioned are as follows: Two VIP passes to Flogging Molly’s St. Patrick Day Show in Tuscon AZ, March 2010, minimum donation requested $300; Signed Nathen Maxwell Ernie Ball Stingray Bass Guitar, minimum donation requested $1,500; Autographed Flogging Molly CD, minimum donation requested $50; Autographed skateboard deck, signed by Flogging Molly, minimum donation requested $50; Gibson Les Paul Electric Guitar signed by Synthetic Elements, minimum donation requested $250; Four HD Radio Sangean Home Tuners, minimum donation requested $200 each; 100 signed Nathen Maxwell And The Original Bunny Gang debut CDs courtesy of SideOne Dummy Records, minimum donation requested $10 each. Note: Nathen Maxwell And The Original Bunny Gang CDs will be presented as merchandise, though all proceeds made will be donated. Separate donations will also be accepted during the evening. Please make checks payable to Oxfam America.

Locals Barbershop, located at 507 N. Lincoln Street Suite #102, will be displaying these auctioned items in store beginning January 29. Items, along with further information, will also be available online at The auction will continue at Locals Barbershop through February 20.

All proceeds made during this auction will go directly to the Haiti relief work sponsored by Oxfam America; no profits will be made. For questions regarding Oxfam America, please visit them online at


Contact Information
Mike Blecha
The House That Rock Built
PO Box 40173
Denver, CO 80204
(970) 420-2760

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