Second Haitian Relief Concert at Warehouse Live This Week Scheduled for Friday

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On the heels of Bun B's all-star (if borderline interminable) "Houston 4 Haiti" relief concert at Warehouse Live Monday night that reportedly raised in the neighborhood of $10,000, the venue will open its doors - albeit in the smaller studio room - for another benefit Friday night starring four local bands. Specifically, that's ska-punks The Failed Attempt, positive-minded alt-rockers Versecity, Bob Marley acolytes Shark Attacks and Manchester-esque The Factory Party. DJs Sun, Kung Fu Pimp, Brad Slack and Chris Costello will mind the decks between sets. Doors open at 6 p.m.

This is a no-cover event, but donations will be accepted in the form of nonperishable food items, clothing and (duh) cash. A number of local visual artists will be displaying their works and donating 50 percent of the proceeds from any sales (hint hint) to relief efforts. Finally, prizes up for grabs at the raffle include a $100 gift certificate to Persona Day Spa, a $25 gift certificate to Bowl and one pair of tickets to the upcoming Jay-Z and Muse shows at Toyota Center.

All clothing and food collected Friday will be forwarded to the Red Cross. Cash donations will be given to Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund.

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