Last weekend, beloved local producer GRiZ held his second annual sold-out holiday fundraising event which he calls GRiZmas
. There were also numerous smaller events leading up to the big day. The great news is that the tally is in, and well over $30,000 was raised. for the very worthy nonprofit organization Little Kids Rock
, which aims to replenish and restore music education in public schools.
In addition, the gentleman was awarded the Spirit of Detroit award from the Detroit City Council!
"GRiZ is a staple, not only in the electronic music circuit, but a staple in the City of Detroit. Your music is for all of us, it's meant to be experienced, danced too and sung-a-long too...," our fair city's mayor, Mike Duggan, is quoted as saying in the press release.