For almost 30 years, the Augmented 8 has hosted “Sing Out for Shelter” to raise funds for Christ House, Friendship Place, and Metropolitan House to support the work they do for persons experiencing homelessness in Washington, D.C.
Rainy days keep us all inside, not totally unlike a pandemic, but music helps to make it better. With that in mind, the Augmented 8 present Oak Thorne’s arrangement of “Here’s That Rainy Day.”
The flu benched concert headliners, the Princeton Tigertones, leaving a potentially large gap in the anniversary program. But by divine providence, the Whiffenpoofs were between a Saturday afternoon concert in Baltimore and a Sunday concert in Alexandria amid a 29-concert,19-day tour.
Sing Out for Shelter 2017 Concert to Benefit the Fight Against Homelessness in Greater Washington, D.C. Saturday, March 4, 8:00 PM Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church View Map Featuring our guests: The Princeton Tigertones The Vassar Devils Washington Waldorf School “Knightlights” with a suprise performance by The Whiffenpoofs of Yale Tickets available at the door or online from […]
Sing Out for Shelter 2016 Saturday, February 20, 8:00 PM Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church View Map Featuring our guests: The Whiffenpoofs The Deltones Supreme Chord Five O’Clock Shadow TICKETS: Patron $100 Preferred Seating $50 General Admission $25 Seniors $15 Students $10 Children under 12 Free. Tickets available at the door or online from our Eventbrite link above: Please click here […]
This year’s Sing Out for Shelter homeless benefit concert was the most successful ever, exceeding our previous highest total of ticket proceeds and donations by a whopping 60%. The Augmented 8 was joined by the Katzenjammers (Princeton University’s oldest co-ed a cappella group); recent NBC The Sing-Off finalists, The Beelzebubs (an all-male group from Tufts); […]
Members of the Augmented 8 and families enjoyed a great weekend earlier this month on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, guests of stalwart bass, Paul Kraske. Activities included an entertaining (and educational) boat ride during which singers (and their kids) learned about fishing, crabbing and hunting on the Currituck Sound as well as a […]
The 21st Annual Sing Out for Shelter (SOS) concert to benefit organizations that serve homeless men and women was held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 8:00 PM at the Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church (MMUMC) at 3401 Nebraska Avenue in Washington DC. The concert was organized by the Augmented Eight, a non-profit, men’s a […]