2017 Brewers & Blues Against Hunger Jam Tour

ABOUT BREWERS & BLUES AGAINST HUNGER

BREWERS & BLUES is a blues music food drive campaign tour of the BLUES AGAINST HUNGER SOCIETY (BAHS), an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry through blues music. BAHS' mission is to produce free live blues music food drive events for collecting nonperishable food donations for local food banks.

The BAHS events/concerts invite local and regional musicians to participate with the public bringing donations of any non-perishable food items. All the food donations go to the local food bank in each community a BAHS event is held.

BAHS feels hunger and blues come from the same origin - poverty. In 2015, 14.5 million or approximately 20 percent of children in the U.S. lived in poverty. BAHS feel blues is a style of music ideal for bringing people together, both music fans of all kinds, and musicians alike, all to come together to help feed the hungry within their own communities. All BAHS events are FREE to the public.

BLUES AGAINST HUNGER SOCIETY produces two annual Blues Against Hunger Tours; BREWERS & BLUES and BAJA BLUES TOUR.

Blues Against Hunger Society FAQ: http://www.bluesagainsthunger.org/p/food-drive-faq.html

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SHORT HISTORY:
BAHS began in San Felipe Baja, California on May 9, 2013, when two promoters decided to produce a blues music food drive for the hungry families and elderly of their area. The event was such as success they decided to take it on the road.


  • The summer of 2014 was the BAHS first food drive concert tour from San Diego, California to Medford, Oregon and raised nearly 4000lbs of food for many communities.
  • The BAHS winter 2015 tour was back where it began, in Baja California, Mexico. The tour included five communities, San Felipe, Mulege, Loreto, La Paz, and Los Barriles on the Baja California peninsula, Mexico. The tour raised another 2700 lbs of food for the communities.
  • In 2016, BAHS produced five more multiple band food drive events on the Pacific Coast of Baja California including Punta Banda, Ensenada, Rosarito Beach, and Valle de Guadalupe.
  • In February 2017, the second Baja Blues Tour included all previous communities, as well two new venues and sponsors Baja Brewing Company in San Jose del Cabo, and The Distillery in Todos Santos

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The Blues Against Hunger Society invites you to help improve people's lives through the sharing of blues music and feeding the hungry within your community.

Be part of the movement to help raise food for those in need with all styles of blues. It is easy - join and get involved; go see a show, join the jam, host an event. 

http://www.bluesagainsthunger.org/p/bahs-member-form.html


ABOUT THE FOUNDERS

BLUES AGAINST HUNGER was founded by Sixx & Rachel Pack, both lifetime marketers and promoters from California. After years of promoting the two retired to Baja California Mexico in 2006, by 2008 they were back promoting again, only this time in Mexico. Together they another seven years promoting local charity festivals and events. They wanted to travel more, while also continuing the charity events production, they created BLUES AGAINST HUNGER SOCIETY. More about the founders.

Sixx and Rachel behind stage at the 2008 Blues & Arts. 
BLUES & ARTS FESTIVAL (2008 - 2014)

In 2008, the newly chartered San Felipe Lions Club asked Sixx and Rachel to help them produce San Felipe Blues & Arts festival, which they wished to become their foundation fundraising event. For the next 7 years, Sixx and Rachel along with the new club co-produced the event. Sixx and Rachel managed stage production, hosting and musical talent, while the Lions Club managed sponsors, volunteers, ticketing, security, and concessions. San Felipe Blues & Arts festival has become a staple event for the San Felipe Lions Club and in the community. The San Felipe Lions Club continues to produce a wonderful annual festival and continues helping their community. The club has built an orphanage, along with providing eye care, glasses, and medical care including surgeries for those in need within San Felipe. http://www.bluesandarts.com/

Photos: 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 

Sixx and Rachel on stage at Baja Blues Fest 2012. 
2012 BAJA BLUES FEST

In 2012, Marty and Jackie Alameda hired Sixx and Rachel to help them produce a fundraising blues festival in Rosarito Beach. The event was a great success and launched a new blues event in Baja California. Featuring the best regional and International artists and had raised thousands for local kids in need. The Baja Blues Fest Organization raises funds and assists in fundraisers for the wellbeing and education of Baja Children. Held each at the Beautiful Rosarito Beach Hotel in Rosarito and has become a premiere Baja event that supports orphanages, reading programs, scholarship organizations and even assist with the payment of utility bills, medical needs, clothing and furniture needs in and during building expansions. The event continues to grow and help Baja children. http://www.bajabluesfest.org/ Photos: 2012

2014 BUD LIGHT LATINO FEST

Saturday, February 15th, 2014 Rachel and Sixx, along with good friend Terry Van Arsdale produced the Bud Light Latino Fest. The event will be held at La Ventana del Mar Resort, a beautiful world class resort located on the beach of the gorgeous Sea of Cortez. Sponsored by Bud Lite / Corona.

The event was a great success, not only in terms of attendance but also the variety of Latin music from Flamenco to Norteno and including the finest Latin cuisine. Including performances by Los Regionales de Mexicali, Tesoro from Tuscon Arizona, and many others. The Baja Latino Fest was a unique bilingual multicultural event is for everyone of all ages. A celebration of all things Latin; Music, Dance, Food, and Friendships. Photos: 2014 

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