Local Animal Welfare Nonprofit to Host “Whiskers in the Moonlight:” A Music Benefit of Support and Community at The Autry


(April 14, 2015) Los Angeles, CA

FixNation, a local nonprofit organization, will host a charity music event featuring world-renowned guitar-player Carl Verheyen and countrymusic singer/songwriter, Eileen Carey. This event, titled Whiskers in the Moonlight, will attract more than 250 music-lovers and supporters from the Los Angeles area.

On July 25, 2015, at 7pm, the highly regarded non-profit, whose mission it is to reduce the cat population through spay/neuter and Trap-Neuter-Return, is partnering with legendary guitarist Carl Verheyen of Supertramp, rising country star Eileen Carey, local sensation The Podunk Poets and others to be announced.

Actress Morgan Fairchild will host the event, with additional celebrities, organizations and donors coming on board for a night of music and community. “Whiskers in the Moonlight,” will be held at The Autry in the center of Griffith Park.

The event will include a variety of vegetarian foods, cash bar, event merchandise, VIP gift bags, open gallery at the museum, photo opportunities, celebrity appearances and camaraderie among members of the animal welfare community including rescuers and volunteer “trappers”. For more information on Whiskers in the Moonlight and FixNation, visit www.fixnation.org.




About FixNation

FixNation is a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles that supports Trap-Neuter- Return programs for homeless cats. The organization provides a free full-time spay/neuter clinic for homeless cats as well as affordable spay/neuter services for tame companion cats. FixNation’s programs have successfully sterilized more than 115,000 cats to date. For more information, please visit www.fixnation.org.



About Carl Verheyen

In his 40-plus years of playing the guitar, Carl has created a wildly successful, multifaceted career. He is a critically acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator with eleven CDs and two live DVDs released worldwide. Carl is commonly regarded as a guitar virtuoso capable of playing any style of music with remarkable mastery and conviction. For more information, please visit www.carlverheyen.com.


About Eileen Carey

Eileen is one of California’s most popular Country singer-songwriters, can boast a multitude of awards and nominations over her four-album career. She has packed every venue she has played from the three Annual Summer Fests on Venice Beach for the Homeless, to the House of Blues Hollywood, and the honkytonks in Nashville. Recently nominated for Female Country Artist of the Year by New Music Weekly, Eileen’s #1 hit single “Bottle Your Crazy Up” and her almost viral music video of the same name, has now catapulted Eileen into the A-list of country music attractions. For more information, please visit www.eileencarey.com.


About The Podunk Poets

The Podunk Poets are a rowdy, duet-fronted band from Los Angeles with a classic country, honkytonk feel. They create original music inspired by their love of the classic sound of country duet legends such as Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty. Recently, they were on the bill with Merle Haggard at the Ink-N-Iron Festival and have played the Folk Revival Festival, Los Angeles and San Diego Pride Festivals, The Hotel Cafe, Grand Ole’ Echo, House of Blues, Pappy & Harriet’s, and other great venues around California and the country. For more information, please visit www.thepodunkpoets.com. www.thepodunkpoets.com.


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