Benefit show for Holmes Desmelik, held at New Mountain on Aug. 1

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Benefit show for Holmes Desmelik, held at New Mountain on Aug. 1

Benefit show at New Mountain for Holmes Desmelik
Date: Friday, August 1
Time: doors 8 p.m./show 9 p.m.
Location: New Mountain (old Hairspray)
What: A night of music and laughs presented by Slice of Life Comedy. Featuring Laura Blackley, Josh Gibbs & friends with standup by local favorite comedians. Hosted by Michele Scheve & Kelly Rowe.
Cost: $8. 100% of proceeds and 10% of bar sales will be going to the Desmelik family to help with medical costs.

Join Slice of Life Comedy August 1, for a night of celebration through music and comedy. We will start the evening off with a few stand-up comedians directly followed my music from Laura Blackley, Josh Gibbs, & friends. FREE food provided by our friends at Neo Burrito.
We will be simulcasting the event on

Dave Desmelik is a long time singer-songwriter in Asheville. His wife Clare & him have two beautiful little boys. Their older son Holmes, age 5,  has recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Slice of Life Comedy & New Mountain have teamed up to present great vibes, support, & love to the Desmelik family in order to help them in any way to make their situation a little brighter.

More information on the Desmelik family & Holmes Team here.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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