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Trans folk artist to headline benefit for KGLRC

By |2018-01-15T21:30:29-05:00August 4th, 2005|Uncategorized|

KALAMAZOO – An Aug. 5 benefit concert for the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center will feature transgender performer Namoli Brennet and Michigan’s own Kate Peterson.
The concert will raise money to help fund, among other programs, the youth group, the James B. Knox Lending Library and Transgender Support Services.
Genre-busting folk artist Namoli Brennet has released several independent albums including 2002’s “Boy In A Dress” and 2004’s “Brighter Side of Me.” CDs will be available for purchase at the event. According to Performing Songwriter Magazine, “Brennet plays and sings with an intensity and intelligence that can’t be ignored.”
Gay musician and Michigan native Kate Peterson will be the opening act.
The benefit will take place on Aug. 5 at the Disability Resource Center. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the music will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $10 each at the door. KGLRC youth group members get $2 off each ticket. The DRC is located at 517 East Crosstown Parkway in downtown Kalamazoo.
For more information call the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center at 269-349-4234 or 888-377-7271 or visit their Web site at For more information on the featured performers visit and

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