ANNUAL BLACK FRET GALA HELPS LOCAL MUSICIANS
Austin nonprofit Black Fret gave out $220,000 at its sold-out, third-annual Black Ball gala at The Paramount Theatre. Its 10 major grant recipients, who each received $17,000, were: Bee Caves, Carson McHone, Dan Dyer, Nakia, Ray Prim, Suzanna Choffel, Swimming With Bears, The Peterson Brothers, Walker Lukens, and Wendy Colonna. Ten other artists received grants of $5,000. Presentations and musical performances made for a memorable evening.
Matt Ott and Mayor Steve Adler Leopold and His Fiction Roggie Baer and Tim Palmer
Terrany Johnson and Marie-Laure Carvalho
Suzanna Choffel and Wendy Colonna
Black Fret co-founders Colin Kendrick and Matt Ott
Ray Prim his band (FAR RIGHT) and