Next Sunday at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica a veritable constellation of roots music stars will be paying tribute to one of their own: much-beloved fiddler, all-around strings virtuosa, singer and songwriter Amy Farris, who passed away in Los Angeles last September.
Dave Alvin, Stan Ridgway, Peter Case, I See Hawks in L. A. and other surprise guests will be performing in honor of the Austin native, their friend and collaborator
Cover for the show is a suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going to Amy's charity of choice, Hungry For Music, a non-profit organization whose mission is "to inspire underprivileged children by bringing positive musical and creative experiences into their lives through musical instrument donations, concerts and workshops."
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McCabe's is encouraging fans to bring "a favorite photo, item, or note to post on the memorial bulletin board for viewing. Items left will be put into a scrapbook for Amy's family."