R.E.M. has joined together with New Orleans Musicians’ Relief Fund in an effort to raise funds and awareness for displaced NOLA artists by donating proceeds to NOMRF from an exclusive download. The track R.E.M. donated is “So. Central Rain” from the Olympia Theatre Working Rehearsals this past July.
Please click here to visit NOMRF.org where you can purchase the download. Also, Mike has autographed a vintage amplifier along with other artists and supporters of the New Orleans music scene. The amp is up for auction at NOMRF.org
In further news related to NOMRF, Mike was in the Crescent city on August 24th at Carrolton Station as part of a benefit lineup which included a whole host of local musicians and performers.