AJ Lovefest Celebrates Beloved Detroit Musician and Friend, AJ Abdallah

Posted by admin on Feb 7, 2005 |

Friends and fellow musicians are celebrating the spirit of AJ Abdallah, who was killed earlier this month in his Ferndale studio, with a celebration of his life as an equally talented musician and friend. The AJ Lovefest will be held Monday, February 14, Valentine’s Day, which also happens to be AJ’s birthday. This very special night will be a Detroit musical extravaganza and features unplugged performances by Nova, Twelfth Hour, Zug Island, The Reefermen, Scattercat and the Howling Diablos.

Other guests appearing in special jam sessions include: Jerome Day of Uncle Kracker, Kenny Olson and Jimmie Bones of Twisted Brown Trucker, Jody Raffoul, Eliza, Tim Diaz, Shakey Fowlkes, Vinnie Dombrowski of Sponge and Kenny Robinson. The evening will also feature a short memorial film of AJ, directed by the Brancaleone Brothers.

Come listen to the best Detroit musicians at the AJ Lovefest at the Magic Bag, Monday, February 14th, Valentines Day. Doors open at 7 p.m. and all proceeds from the minimum donation of for the event go to AJ’s 15 year old son, Ian Abdallah. Additional checks may be made out to Ian’s mother, Kathleen Hurley. The Magic Bag is located at 22920 Woodward Avenue in Ferndale. They can be reached at (248) 544-1991. The AJ Lovefest promises to be a beautiful celebration of a wonderful Detroit musician who will be deeply missed.

Media may contact Matt Lee for Drumbeaters at (248) 584-3715.

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