Jammin Against Hunger

Eighth Annual Jammin' Against Hunger Nov. 30

Please note the change of location for the Eighth Annual Jammin' Against Hunger Benefit Concert.

Media Contacts: Livia Millard, multicultural coordinator/academic adviser, 509.422.7814, or Libby Siebens, executive director community relations, 509.682.6436 (Mon. - Thurs.)

The Associated Students of Wenatchee Valley College at Omak are sponsoring the eighth annual community benefit show Jammin' Against Hunger 2013 on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Omak Courtyard Downtown, 28 N. Main, Omak. Featured entertainer is the Sammy Eubanks Band from Spokane, Wash. Proceeds will be donated to local food banks.

Eubanks has won multiple awards and recognitions, including seven out of 17 "Best Male Vocalist" of the year awards given out by the Inland Empire Blues Society, as well as Inlander Magazine's "Best Local Musician" award for 2007 and 2011. His newest release, "Riding Alone," has drawn attention from Indie Music.com and was awarded "editors' pick" March 2011 and "Best Blues Album" by Inland Empire Blues Society at the 17th Annual Empire Awards in 2011. Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine awarded the Sammy Eubanks Band the "Best of the City" award for 2012. In the same year, the band won the Washington State IBC Finals in Snohomish and went on to compete in the International Blues Challenge finals in Memphis, where they advanced to the semi-finals.

Eubanks has opened for national recording artists such as Clint Black, Lee Roy Parnell, Kenny Chesney, Merle Haggard, Sawyer Brown, Colt Ford, Pat Travers and BB King.

Admission is four items of nonperishable, unexpired food. Food banks are requesting donations of canned fruits and proteins such as peanut butter and meat products. All donations will be distributed in the Okanogan County area.

This is a drug- and alcohol-free event. For more information, please call Livia Millard at 509.422.7814 or Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Student Government at 509.422.7890.