A benefit for Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

in memory of Nick Curran

featuring performances by
Chili Cold Blood, Barfield, Woodsboss & The Neon Hearts

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 (Austin, TX) – Local artist Chili Cold Blood is proud to present the 8th Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-Off at The White Horse on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 3pm to 8pm. All proceeds for the event will be donated to Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) in memory of Nick Curran, an Austin-based musician who influenced countless artists and passed away from cancer on October 6, 2012.

The mission of Health Alliance for Austin Musicians is to provide access to affordable health care for Austin’s low income, uninsured working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. Additional information regarding HAAM can be found at www.myhaam.org.

Chili Cold Blood

The 8th Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-Off will also serve as a drive for travel-sized hygiene items including soap, shampoo and toothbrushes in support of Front Steps and ARCH (Austin Research Center for the Homeless). For every item donated, guests will receive one chili tasting ticket (tickets also available for purchase: $1/ticket or $5 for 6 tickets). For more information regarding Front Steps and ARCH, please visit www.frontsteps.org.


Prizes will be rewarded for first, second, and third place. The contest is limited to the first 20 applicants. Contest information and submission forms are available online via The White Horse. All contestants must submit their information by Monday, February 3, 2014.


Performances from Chili Cold Blood, Barfield, Woodsboss and all-girl rock band The Neon Hearts will begin at 4pm. Winners for the chili cook-off will be announced at 8pm. A suggested donation of $10 is encouraged for the event – all proceeds will be donated directly to HAAM.

The White Horse is located at 500 Comal. For venue information, please visit www.whitehorseaustin.com. For additional information regarding this event including press coverage and sponsorship, please contact Samantha Phelps at 217-827-0011 or samantha@boringenormous.com.


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