<i>Other Music from a...</i> Different Kitchen <$BlogRSDUrl$>

Thursday, September 10, 2009

TONIGHT: A Benefit for KON at Santos Party House, NYC 

After last night's presidential address, I HAD to post this:

Kon & Amir,Healthcare,DJ-ing,Charity Benefit

Featured DJ's include Spinna, Rick Medina, Kon's partner, Amir, Cosmo Baker, DJ Scratch and Eli Escobar.

Here's a message from DJ Cosmo Baker about this benefit:

"Our good friend Kon (from Kon & Amir) has been sick and in the hospital for the past several weeks. Kon is an amazing guy with an incredible connection to music, being a world renowned crate digger as well as one of the best DJs in the country. But as you could probably guess, most DJs are independent contractors who do not have access to affordable health insurance. If you're lucky, you end up paying an arm and a leg for proper coverage, but for the most part you just don't have it. I learned the hard way 10 years ago when I was in a car accident and had to spend several months in the hospital. I didn't have coverage at the time, and my bills were several hundred thousands dollars. I was out of work, could not spin for a long time, so I had no benefits or coverage to take care of me. Thankfully through my dear friends and the community of Philadelphia, a benefit was thrown that raised enough money for me to get back on my feet. Hopefully we can do the same for our friend Kon here..."

The US needs healthcare reform NOW!!!


PNHP - Physicians for a National Health Program is a non-profit research and education organization of 17,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals who support single-payer national health insurance.

Labels: , ,

AddThis Social Bookmark Button