Celebration of Gary Ewing's Life
Join us as we celebrate of the life of legendary light show artist Gary Ewing, in an event originally organized by Gary himself prior to his untimely passing: the 40th-year reunion of the Portland Zoo Electric Band, with a full day of music in tribute to Gary’s outstanding life.
GARY EWING MEMORIAL
Also: 40th Anniversary Reunion of the
PORTLAND ZOO ELECTRIC BAND
All-star collection of local and national artists
Gary Ewing Light Show
Sunday, June 08, 2008
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., Portland OR
11 a.m. to 11 p.m. || Free (donations accepted) || All ages
June 2, 1942 to April 30, 2008
Husband, Father, Brother, Friend and Local Artist of Lightshows and Many Media
Saddened by the recent death of Gary Ewing, who was living a miraculous recovery after surviving an aneurism last year in September, his family invites you to a Celebration of His Life!
On June 8 the Crystal Ballroom will host the celebration. This event, originally organized by Gary prior to his death, is the 40th-year reunion of the Portland Zoo Electric Band, with a full day of music in tribute to Gary’s outstanding life.
Acts include: The Gary Ewing Light Show (performed by people who actually did the liquid light show under Gary’s artistic supervision); the 40-Year Reunion of The Portland Zoo Electric Band; Jacob’s Ladder; ZTAB; Brown Sugar; Memorial Jug Band; Moz Wright, Fire & Sword; Brothers of the Baladi; Freak Mountain Ramblers; The New Iberians; The Dennis Mitchell Band; Mind at Large; Omega 3 and the Fatty Acids; Billy Kennedy & Friends; “Just Cuz”; Bill McConaughy & Larry Brown Duo; Gil Reynolds; KingniK; Metropolitan Learning Center Marimba Band; Neal Granstaff; Chris Wetteland; Walter Cryderman & Chuck White; DonnaLynn; and some surprise guests.
Donations are gladly accepted, either at the event or to the U.S. Bank Gary Ewing Recovery Fund.
The Ewing Family thanks one and all for your love at this time.