In a bold move, busy local rock trio Leslie announced a five-night residency at the Village Tavern. Lead singer/guitarist Sadler Vaden, drummer Jonathan Carmen, and bassist Jason Fox will headline with different openers every night, from Tues. April 8 through Sat. April 12. Every show is free-of-charge and all-ages. They’re calling the event “Move for a Change.”
“Every night there will be a different charity showcased, and we’ll be helping to raise money through raffles, drink specials, and other fund-raising ideas,” manager Josh Terry (of Aware Records/A-Squared Management) told City Paper this week. “The concept of this show came together a few months ago, building off the success of last year’s Scarlet Vaden Memorial Concert at The Music Farm, which benefitted Sadler and his sister, Lauren, immediately after the passing of their mother from her battle with breast cancer.
Leslie decided this year they wanted to do a similar concept in a smaller location & at the room that gave them their first few breaks in Charleston, the Village Tavern, and instead of just doing one night, blow it up and do five nights in-a-row, and really try to make a difference for these charities.”
Tues. April 8 — Leslie w/ All Get Out, special guests
Wed. April 9 — Leslie w/ Lindsay Holler & The Dirty Kids, Crowfield
Thur. April 10 — Leslie (full band acoustic) w/ Jay Clifford, Owen Beverly
Fri. April 11 — Leslie w/ Cary Ann Hearst & The Gun Street Girls, Firework Show
Sat. April 12 — Leslie w/ Red Handed, Action City Blackout