The rock’n’roll band KISS is much more than just long tongues and painted faces. In fact, the band’s performances these days are rooted in spectacular philanthropy. The legendary Hall of Fame members have teamed up with world-renowned performance artist David Garibaldi to raise funds for Crew Nation – a charity that provides grants to crew members in distress during the pandemic. To make this possible, they will give tons of happy fans a gift of pyrotechnic proportions.
“… We are incredibly grateful to be working with Crew Nation as we continue to do our part to support the music industry and live music crews,” said KISS.
After raising over $ 600,000 on the first part of their End of the Road Tour, KISS were pleased to invite the enthusiastic artist David Garibaldi to support the band. During each performance from August 18 to October 9, Garibaldi will quickly and rhythmically paint live portraits of the Brobdingnagian band on stage. These masterpieces will then be signed and given to the winners, who had the opportunity to donate $ 10 to Crew Nation during the concert; The competition was kindly launched by the leading fundraising platform Prizeo.
“Prizeo is proud to partner with KISS and David Garibaldi again and this time to raise funds for Crew Nation,” said Nichol Carlson, vice president of the Charity Network. “Our friends in the music industry have been among the hardest hit by the worldwide bans in the past 18 months, and we welcome the opportunity to help these incredible members of the live touring industry when they turn the lights back on . “
Long-time lovers of their dedicated fan base and hardworking stage and venue crews, KISS have worked tirelessly to bring bliss to both of them. On the North American stops on their End of the Road Tour, they made it their business to give something back in a spectacular way.
“We are very happy to give the KISS Army the ultimate celebration with our biggest and best shows so far,” said the band. “The End of The Road Tour would not be possible without our hard-working crews.”