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Play it Forward Fundraiser – Benefit Concert for the California Wildfires

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - February 7 @ 1:00 am

An EPIC Benefit Concert for the California Wildfires
It seems we all know someone who has been affected or even devastated by the recent Californian wildfires. Even now, months after the blazes began, the area is still in emergency mode. The fates of loved ones, homes, families and properties are unknown. As these continue to come to light, and as mudslides ravage already devastated areas, the need for immediate support is growing.

The first instinct: We want to help. The first question: How?

Let’s start with the HEART. Let’s come together as one tribe, one human family, to show our solidarity with our brothers and sisters in California. Let’s remind them that this community has their back!

And what better way to do that than by having a ton of fun while we raise a ton of funds?!


Let’s play!
Feb 6th at the Riverside

6:30 – 7:30 – Yoga
7:30 – 9:00 – Cacao Ceremony ft. musical guest Liquid Bloom (listen)
9:00 – 11:00 – DJ Buddha Bomb (listen)
11:00 – 1:00 – DJ AMANI of Desert Dwellers (listen)

Kindle your internal flame… BYO yoga mat and flow through a warming practice balancing the fire element in the body. According to Ayurveda, there are five elements that make up the world around you. These five elements also reside within you, and focusing on the fire element during your yoga practice can bring tremendous strength, power, and opportunity for transformation. Superhero yoga teacher Sarah Silvas of Earth Yoga Boulder.

Ignite your prayers… In ceremonial doses, raw cacao is a powerful heart opener that paves the way to transformation through self-love. We’ll share a traditional Mayan brew of spicy chocolate, as it has been used for centuries to unlock euphoric states, release negative emotions, and connect to pure heart energy. Sip while serenaded by the medicine music of sound-shaman Liquid Bloom. Ceremony facilitated by superhero cacao deva, Simona Musilkova.

Light up the dance floor… While DJ Buddha Bomb and Amani of Desert Dwellers spin tracks, entrancing dancers will spin fire! Enjoy the smoldering performances of local pyronauts like MaQi Ananda of Lunar Fire

Spark your tastebuds… Sip a smokey Sriracha cocktail concocted especially for this evening by the Riverside mixologists. Or grab a bowl of delicious South Korean food catered by Manzanita’s food truck.

Feeling lucky? Scorch some pyres! er, I mean Score some prizes!… Pick up a raffle ticket (or several!) for a chance to win the complete Desert Dwellers catalog. Worth over $250, this prolific discography contains days worth of continuous listening.

Bid in a sizzling silent auction… Choose from treasures including visionary art, Jedi superfoods, festival fashions, and more! Our generous superhero sponsors include: Android Jones, Amanda Sage, Autumn Skye Morrison, Umba Love, Rage Nation, Shine Restaurant, Four Sigmatic, Justin’s, Alchemy of Movement, Denver Circus Collective, and more! Winners will be named at 11pm and will have until 1am to claim their winnings.

Snap a smokin’ selfie… Stop by the photobooth to play firefighter and pose for a few fiery photos!

Shine like a VIP – Splurge on a bigger donation/ticket and receive VIP access to the warm, relaxing ambiance of our exclusive VIP lounge with bottle service, tasty snacks, the healing touch of a talented massage therapist for complimentary 10 minute sessions, and a fan meet & greet with Amani of Desert Dwellers. Hang out with artists and performers while enjoying a beautiful 180* view of the Boulder river in comfy seating.

So don’t be shy and don’t be stingy, when we come together for the greater good, everyone wins!
All proceeds from ticket, auction, and raffle sales will be donated directly to Direct Relief . org, one of the foremost non-profits championing California’s recovery. Direct Relief ranks No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s 2017 list of top-rated charities, measured by financial performance, accountability, and transparency.

Let’s play, pray and pay together for our brothers and sisters in California! Together we can help them recover, rebuild and renew, better than ever.


Full Event (6:30 onward)
$25 – Pre-sale
$30 – At the door
$50 – VIP access

Cacao Ceremony & Music Only (7:30 onward)
$20 Pre-sale
$25 – at the door

Music Only (9:00 onward)
$15 – presale
$20 at the door

$5 raffle tickets
+ name-your-price donations

Payments for silent auction winnings can be made by cash, PayPal, or venmo only. No check or credit card.

Space is limited – avoid FOMO by booking your ticket now!

Want to get involved, lend a hand, support the cause?
Invite, invite, invite!
Let’s spread the call far and wide…

Interested in volunteering? Contact Isabel – (434) 944 5489 or jenisabelfriend .. at / gmail”


February 6 @ 6:00 pm
February 7 @ 1:00 am
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The Riverside
1724 Broadway St
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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