BRANDAID - March 4, 2010
The inaugural Gift Horse Project show was held at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, CA on March 4, 2010. In cooperation with Creative Visions Foundation, 100% of this Gift Horse Project show's proceeds went to BRANDAID - a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to aid artisans from developing countries. Specifically, proceeds were donated to support Haitian relief efforts and those local artisans effected by the January 12th earthquake.
The musicians and artists who participated in this special evening were as follows: Luke Rathborne, Rain Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Mark McAdam, Angela McCluskey, Paul Cantelon, Dermot Mulroney, Norm Block, Kirk Hellie, Dave Palmer, Chris Tucci, and A.J. Mason.
A special thanks to Kathy Eldon, Amy Eldon-Turteltaub, Joey Borgogna, the Creative Visions team, and the Bootleg Theater.
Silverlake Conservatory of Music - April 30, 2010
The second GHP event was held Friday, April 30th at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles. 100 percent of the proceeds went to the Silverlake Conservatory of Music in support of the scholarship programs they offer their young at-risk students.
Art of Elysium - May 8, 2010
Gift Horse Project in Marfa, TX
May 25, 2010
LAND - July 14-15, 2010
As part of the Los Angeles Nomadic Division's First Annual Fundraising Gala, Gift Horse Project performed 2 separate arrangements over 2 very special nights.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14
Angela McCluskey, Craig Wedren, Rain Phoenix, Antony Langdon
THURSDAY, JULY 15 Jenny O, Royston Langdon, Rain Phoenix, Antony Langdon
Art of Elysium - December 14, 2010
In support of Art of Elysium's "Elysium Sessions", Gift Horse Project performed their final event of 2010. The 2-set musical collaboration, along with a silent auction, was held at Los Angeles' famed Largo Theater.
Emily Kokal from Warpaint, Cameron McGill from Cameron McGill & What Army, Rain Phoenix from papercranes, Leslie Stevens from Leslie Stevens & the Badgers, Joe Sumner from Fiction Plane, The GHP Band & special guests, Hosted by Ethan Embry
The Lunchbox Fund - May 17, 2011
Cool For School
Gift Horse Project and Manimal Vinyl Records are happy to present COOL FOR SCHOOL: For the Benefit of The Lunchbox Fund. The album curated by Gift Horse Project founder Rain Phoenix, brings together an eclectic group of pivotal artists covering "school themed" songs.
100% of the profits go to The Lunchbox Fund charity. Founded by Topaz Page-Green in 2005, The Lunchbox Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a daily meal for disadvantaged and at-risk students in South African township high schools. Artwork by Gift Horse Project Co-founder A.J. Mason.