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Catalyst Radio: Buses By The Beach festival benefits Phoenix Society For Burn Survivors

Tickets are now available for the Memorial Day weekend camping and music event that features VW vans and many local bands, as well as raises funds for burn survivors.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Bus Benefit raises funds for Phoenix Society For Burn Survivors.

Bus Benefit raises funds for Phoenix Society For Burn Survivors. /Buses By The Beach

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a music festival Memorial Day Weekend hosted by the local Volkswagen van organization Buses By The Beach, as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Society for Burn SurvivorsBus Benefit May 22-25 features a lineup of local and regional bands, as well as camping and other family-friendly activities.

In studio from Buses By The Beach are Brien Dews and Owen Smith, to profile the holiday weekend event itself, as well as explain the origins of BBB working for the benefit of Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. We’ll also learn a bit about the services Phoenix Society offers.



Local music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from Roosevelt Digs, one of the bands performing at the Bus Benefit. From the disc Songs From the Shed, it’s the song “It’s About Time.”

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