RNR News and Notes

One half of the musical duo Hall and Oates - John Oates and his wife Aimee will host a star-studded virtual fundraiser this weekend - “Oates Song Fest 7908” 

 

 

The show will feature Dave Grohl, Daryl Hall, Bob Weir, Sammy Hagar, Jim James, Keb Mo, Shawn Colvin, Michael Franti, Big Kenny, Malina Moye,  Sheila E.,  Jim Lauderdale Dan + Shay,   Michael McDonald, Darius Rucker,  Sara Bareilles,  Gavin DeGraw,  Jewel, Matt Nathanson, Infinity Song, Louis York , and Quinn Sullivan. 

 

Plus, celebrity guest appearances by Tichina Arnold, Monica, Angie Harmon, Mike Wolf (American Pickers), The Professor (Basketball Genius), Hayley Orrantia (Goldbergs), Margo Rey.

 

 John’s co-host for the evening -  the mysterious, mystical and musical internet sensation saxophone playing Sasquatch -  Saxsquatch.

 

 

 

During the broadcast of “Oates Song Fest 7908” viewers will be able to donate to the organization - Feeding America.  

 

Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot is grateful for the event

“We estimate approximately 50 million people could face food insecurity due to the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 and recovery will be long ... We are deeply grateful to John & Aimee Oates and all of the participants of Oates Song Fest 7908 for helping to raise awareness and funds to continue our support for our neighbors in need.”

 

The show will stream live on NugsTV on March 20th at 8pm - you can view it HERE