To celebrate the station’s 48th birthday, KPFT will present a birthday party benefit at The Heights Theater on Sunday, April 8, from 12 noon- 6 PM (Doors at 11 AM). Proceeds from ticket sales will help provide much-needed support for KPFT.
The line-up was announced in this week’s Heights Theater eblast, and tickets are now on sale at


Featured performers include:

–       Ruthie Foster – Award-winning singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster brings a mix of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel.

–       Kevin Russell – beloved singer-songwriter and guitar/mandolin/ukulele player behind the group Shinyribs

–       Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines – independent Texas songwriter Terri Hendrix, joined by legendary producer/musician Lloyd Maines.

–       Lisa Morales – singer-songwriter Lisa Morales crafts songs with beautiful lyrics in English and Spanish.

–       The Peterson BrothersThe Peterson Brothers combine old-school blues, soul and funk, plus not-to-be-missed jam-band inspirations.

–       Folk Family Revival – Roots-rock band Folk Family Revival are local favorites

To kick things off, GenerAsian Radio will be in the house laying down a great set of world beats!


Many thanks to The Heights Theater and all the musicIans for their generous support of KPFT in making this benefit possible.

When you have the opportunity, please announce the birthday party benefit on your show to help encourage advance ticket purchases. Thanks for helping to spread the word!

For those who want to buy tickets by phone instead of online, tickets will also be available through the Membership Department by calling 713-526-4000, X314. For members wishing to make a larger donation, two VIP suites (seating 8 guests) will be available only through KPFT’s membership department.

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