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|Benefit for Robert Haaland with Pirate Radio, Shawna Virago, Fairy Butch, DJ Kin|
|Date||Friday October 01|
|Time||8:00 PM - 12:00 AM|
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Peacock Lounge, 552 Haight Street near Fillmore.
Music Benefit for District 5 supervisor candidate Robert Haaland featuring the band Pirate Radio, Shawna Virago, and DJ Kinetic, with MC Fairy Butch.
Admission is on a sliding scale of $5-$10.
PIRATE RADIO is a San Francisco-based rock trio. Among their many successful shows, Pirate Radio created and headlined Urban Cowboy, a theme party where 200 fans came in costume to dance amongst bales of hay.
Formed in 2002, Pirate Radio developed their stripped-down and heart-felt sound by drawing in influences such as: the Replacements, the Rolling Stones, the Dirtbombs, Neil Young, Uncle Tupelo, and Big Star. Pirate Radio promises to be one of the premier rock’n’roll outfits in San Francisco.
For more information on Pirate Radio, visit their website, http://www.pirateradiotheband.com
SHAWNA VIRAGO is a transexual rock star, movie producer, artist and political activist. She performs both as a solo artist and with her band, The Deadly Nightshade Family. For more information, visit http://www.shawnavirago.com
DJ KINETIC, aka Tiffany Newby, is a San Francisco based DJ who spins at venues around the Bay Area including Club Karma at El Rio.
FAIRY BUTCH hosts the extremely popular series of nights entitled In Bed With Fairy Butch For Women, Transfolks & Their Pals: A Campy, Queer Erotic Cabaret and Dance Party. For more information, visit http://www.fairybutch.com
ROBERT HAALAND is a veteran San Francisco activist who is running for District 5 Supervisor, an office for which Supervisor Matt Gonzalez has chosen not to run for re-election. Robert has garnered much support and many endorsements and is a leading candidate for the position. The campaign website is http://www.roberthaaland.com
The campaign phone number is 415-409-1318.