Music for Meals Concert Series Begins March 19th, Benefits FOOD Share

Local Musicians Host Fundraisers to Feed Ventura County's Hungry Friends and Neighbors

WHAT: Three of the local music scene’s best acts will be singing to feed Ventura County’s hungry friends and neighbors at downtown Ventura hotspot Grapes & Hops on Sunday, March 19th at 5pm. The event is the first in a series of four FOOD Share benefit concerts and will feature local singer/songwriter Jade Hendrix, the blues duo Crooked Eye Tommy, and the eclectic trio of Ventura studio musicians known as Mr. O.


Located at the site of Ventura’s first bar, Grapes & Hops boasts an extensive wine list, over 15 craft beers on draft, and an eclectic menu featuring regional flavors and local ingredients. The upscale speakeasy atmosphere is a local favorite for live music and has a charitable history in Ventura.


Tickets are available on Eventbrite at or at the door for $25 and all proceeds help FOOD Share feed the 1 in 6 Ventura County residents who is still hungry.


WHEN: Sunday, March 19th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m..; Sunday, June 11th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 17th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 10th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


WHERE: Grapes & Hops

454 E. Main Street

Ventura, CA 93001



WHO: Jade Hendrix, singer/songwriter from Ojai, CA and recipient of the Ventura County Music Award for Artist of the Year; Southern California blues guitar duo Crooked Eye Tommy; and the studio musician trio Mr. O.



Artists for the remaining dates in the series are to be determined.

Products or Services

FOOD Share is dedicated to feeding the 1 in 6 Ventura County residents who is still hungry.

Contact Information

FOOD Share of Ventura County

4156 Southbank Road
Oxnard, CA
Phone : 805-983-7100
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Mar 13, 2017