Benefit concert at Macalester for victims of Nepal earthquake

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

The April 2015 Nepal earthquake (also known as the Gorkha earthquake) killed more than 8,000 people and injured more than 19,000. It occurred at 11:56 NST on 25 April, with a magnitude of 7.8Mw or 8.1Ms and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of VIII (Severe). Its epicenter was the village of Barpak, Gorkha district, and its hypocenter was at a depth of approximately 15 km (9.3 mi). It was the worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake (

About Event:

**The venue has limited capacity, so please secure your tickets by purchasing them online @**

Ticket Prices: Online Presale: $25 | Door: $30

The Cause: Twin Quakes in Nepal (4/25 & 5/12)

The Magnitude: 7.8 Richter Scale (4/25) & 7.3 Richter Scale (5/12) + Numerous Aftershocks (Avg 4-6 Richter Scale)

The Impact: 8000+ Dead, 17000+ Injured, 8 Million Affected

The Event: Live Music, Silent Auction, Art Sale, Food & Photo Booth

The Performers: Nathan Hanson, saxophonist, Kameron Markworth, Matty Harris (Hennepin County Millionaires Club), Andres Crovetti (Jazzland Wonderband), Katy Vernon Music, Max Gremillion (Better Bones), Ryan Bachman, Minneapolis Salsa Movement (Duende Dance Studio), The Eelpout Stringers, Hana Sato, SitarTabla | TwinCities, MATRA & many more!

The Artists: Raju Lamichhane (Raju's Arts), Tom Reynen (The AZ Gallery/Saint Paul Art Collective) Rachel Wacker (Rage to Order/262 Studios), DeAnne Lilly Parks (JAX Art) , Greta Kusilek Sandquist (Greta Sandquist - Ginger Street Studio), Liz Carlson (Wet Paint/Liz Carlson Arts and Illustration), Ta-coumba Tyrone Aiken (Ta-coumba Aiken's Art, and TBC Studio) & many more!

The Photo Booth: Studio McCutch

The Food: Plymouth India Palace, Everest on Grand, Dufner's Deli, Golden's Lowertown, Taste of India, Rustica Bakery & many more!

The Sponsors: Cedar Printing (, Macalester Campus Center & Conferences, Loffler Companies, Bon Appétit at Macalester College & many more!

Venue Information

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