Make It Rain event in LA will raise proceeds for Australian bushfire
Make It Rain is an event being held in Los Angeles, California to raise funds for the Australian bushfire that has now burned over 10 million hectares, destroyed 2,000 buildings and killed 1 billion animals, as well as taken 27 human lives.
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The event is to take place on January 29 from 9pm - 3am at the Academy LA on Hollywood Blvd. The electronic music community is showing up to make this event happen featuring Australian artists Nina Las Vegas, What So Not, PNAU, Hook N Sling and more special guests to be announced. The proceeds from the fundraiser will be donated to Red Cross Australia, GIVIT and NSW Wildlife Council (NWC). There will also be a silent auction for attendees to bid on prizes.
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The organizers of the event, Andie Leon (Academy LA), Lorne Padman (Dim Mak) and Tyson Illingworth (tyDi), explained their reasoning behind throwing the event in LA stating, "The feeling of complete helplessness got too much for us here in LA, and we knew we needed to channel our energy into something bigger than ourselves. We’re stoked to see how the dance music community has been so supportive of this cause and we look forward to seeing our friends and family at Academy on January 29th".
For those who can't make the event, it will be broadcasted on SiriusXM Diplo’s Revolution on Saturday, February 1.
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