Hopapalooza: Art Hop's Friday Gets Audible with Funkwagon, Trapper Keeper, Kat Wright, Cameo Harlot & More!

Hopapalooza Big Heavy World, in collaboration with The South End Arts and Business Association,  is pleased to present the 20th Annual South End Art Hop concert ‘Hopapalooza’ on Friday September 7, 2012 from 7:00-10:00 p.m.

New to the South End Art Hop, Hopapalooza features performances by Funkwagon, Trapper Keeper, Suzanne Friedman, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Cameo Harlot and more.  This is an all ages show, behind the Maltex Building in the SEABA Tent during Art Hop. “SEABA has always brought artists and the public together to strengthen Burlington's community and help it respect and celebrate how special it is. Big Heavy World shares those values, and is grateful for the invitation to work with SEABA to give music a place of honor in Art Hop." says James Lockridge, Big Heavy World Executive Director. This is not a ticketed event, but a donations are welcome to benefit two creative, artistic non-profits, SEABA & Big Heavy World.

Big Heavy World is a volunteer-run nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Vermont-made music. Based in Burlington, "Big Heavy'" operates a record label, public listening library, online music shop, community radio station, and special projects that help Vermont music find a wider audience. Bringing Vermont's music community together since 1996, Big Heavy World is a high-spirited, independent regional music office and advocate for the arts. For more info: jim@bigheavyworld.com;  www.bigheavyworld.com

SEABA (South End Arts & Business Association) is a member based organization located at 404 Pine Street, which supports the arts and businesses of the South End of Burlington. Its signature event, the South End Art Hop, is entering its 20th year in 2012 on September 7-8th.  SEABA is involved in the curatorial needs of local businesses, marketing their artist & business members, community outreach and advocacy, and operation of the SEABA Gallery as a showcase for artists. For more information, please visit www.seaba.com or contact Adam Brooks at 802.859.9222