by Dave Carew
ParkLife—the annual benefit concert for Lambscroft—will be held this year on Saturday, August 18 in Sevier Park in 12South. Lambscroft is the local charitable organization covered by the Associated Press, The Tennessean, and other media that helps the homeless in Nashville. Proceeds from the concert will go toward completion of The Cookery, a training facility under construction on 12th Avenue South that will offer culinary arts (cooking) training to the homeless as a safe, effective pathway off the streets.
Tentative hours for the multi-artist concert are 3 to 10 p.m. Last year’s inaugural event drew nearly 1,000 people and raised funds that allowed construction of The Cookery to get under way. Bands to perform at this year’s ParkLife concert will be announced in a later Underground Nashville posting.
For more information on Lambscroft and how it helps homeless men and women in Nashville, please visit Lambscroft.org.
As more concert details are determined, they will be posted on the ParkLife web site at ParkLifeConcerts.org.
David M. (Dave) Carew is writer/editor of “Underground Nashville” and the author of the novels “Everything Means Nothing to Me: A Novel of Underground Nashville” and “Voice from the Gutter.” He also is a freelance book editor, publicist, seminar and workshop leader, journalist, and advertising/marketing/public relations writer.
Do you want to help homeless people in Nashville learn culinary arts and other employment skills that provide a specific, effective path off the streets? Please visit Lambscroft.org. Please also consider coming to ParkLife, the benefit concert for Lambscroft, to be held in Sevier Park in 12South on Saturday, August 18. Thank you.
Editor’s Note: “Underground Nashville” covers artists, authors, musicians, poets, political figures, and other compelling people and happenings not typically covered by the mainstream Nashville media. It also presents reflections and commentary from an underground/indie perspective, offering “thoughts from the shadows of a great American city.”