Sign in
Facebook
Twitter

Event Information

Sample Event


Join us on sample date

In the spirit of the rent party tradition, which offered a DIY solution for families facing eviction in the 1920s while playing a major role in the historic development of jazz and blues music, South Oakland Shelter presents: The Rent Party.

The event will be held on Saturday, June 3rd at the former Stanley Kresge estate – renovated by Paddy Lynch –  in the Arden Park-East Boston Edison Historic District. The event features three stages of jazz, including Mike Jellick Quartet, Ralphe Armstrong and I.D. Quartet, RJ Spängler's Planet D Nonet with special guest Thornetta Davis; an open bar featuring Motor City Brewing Works, Motor City Wine and a delicious strolling dinner provided by Selden Standard and a few of their favorite restaurant friends; and special pre-party Arden Park estate tours featuring live music by Oscar-winner Luis Resto and Marie Jesse Bennett on vocals for our sponsors. More details coming soon...


Click here to view our sponsorship opportunities.