JOAN JETTS IN TRAINING

Rockin' out for a girl cause

Joan Jett amped up the rocker chick in us gals when her raspy chords declared she loved rock 'n' roll, and tonight's Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls, Third Annual Rock 'n' Roll Auction will electrify us no differently. Hosted by the king of showbiz, Murray Hill, the benefit supports programs that mentor young girls through music—giving them the opportunity to learn how to play instruments, form bands, write songs, and find boys who'll hold their gear for them (hey, it beats selling cookies!). Performances include the strong soulful tunes of Me'Shell Ndegéocello, the folksy Erin McKeown, and indie hippie chick Jennifer O'Connor, with a live auction of kick-ass guitars autographed by Kimya Dawson, Joan Jett, and Savvy & Mandy, to name a few. Other prizes include an eco-friendly gift pack and tickets to The Ronnie Spector Christmas Party, The Colbert Report, and the WNBA. Add in the funky door prizes and drink specials, and you might "put another dime in the jukebox, baby."
Wed., Dec. 3, 6 p.m., 2008

 
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