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Poverty Is Real - Beatles vs. Stones - A Benefit For Urban Ministries

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Poverty Is Real - Beatles vs. Stones Rock 'N' Roll Showdown

A Benefit For Urban Ministries

The Double Door Inn (

Saturday April 19, 2014

Doors 7:00 PM / Music 8:00 PM

Tickets: $12.00 Advance & DOS

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at

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Poverty Is Real (PIR) is proud to announce its upcoming Charlotte concert event, Beatles vs. Stones — a battle of the bands featuring eight acts performing music by the two greatest rock bands of all time — on Saturday, April 19 at The Double Door Inn, starting at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Urban Ministry Center.

The evening will feature eight bands performing four songs each, covering their favorite works by either The Beatles or The Rolling Stones. Bands currently signed on to play include School of Rock, Dead End Parking, and Little District.

Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at The Double Door Inn is located at 1218 Charlottetowne Avenue. More information about the show is at

Spencer Smith, Executive Director of PIR, says the event’s beneficiary, the Urban Ministry Center, was identified as a key player in the fight against poverty within the Charlotte community. “They are the perfect example of an organization effectively fight poverty on the local level,” said Smith. “We’re thrilled to be supporting such an amazing organization.”

The Urban Ministry Center is a local, interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness, one life at a time. The Center serves 500 to 600 homeless individuals in the Charlotte area each day, and provides services including basic aid, permanent supportive housing, temporary shelter, enrichment programs, substance abuse treatment, and community education. For more information, visit:

Poverty Is Real is a Decatur, Georgia-based 501(c)(3) organization that leverages the universal love of music to fight poverty and homelessness at the local level. Specifically, PIR selects local-level charities combating poverty on the frontlines and host music concerts to celebrate their work and to raise funds for them. PIR shows unite communities by inviting local businesses to sponsor the events and by increasing awareness. Most importantly, every dollar raised at PIR concerts goes directly to the beneficiary. Learn more at

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