Save the Date & MORE!

August 13, 2008

Thanks to everyone who made the last benefit show a great success. We raised $740!! Wahoo!

The Rims hope to replicate success at The Delancey again on September 9th. SAVE THE DATE! What’s happening? A listening party and rock show!

The Rims Host a Benefit for The LGBT Center of NY
Sept. 9, 2008 @ The Delancey, 7:30pm
$10 (ALL ticket sales go to the cause), 21+
Fugazi Covers Project Listening party (all CD proceeds go to the cause)
Performances by Gold Streets and Cholo
Drink specials throughout the night!

Look how cute our bands are!

Gold Streets

Cholo

Info on June 3rd Event!

May 20, 2008

June 3rd @ The Delancey. Bands, burlesque, booze specials, bake-sale, kissing booth, DJs…AND MORE! We’re very excited to throw this party and hope you all can come out. We’ve got some great performers and the fabulous Glenn Marla will be our M.C., as well as one of our performers.
Click here to get a copy of the flier and PASS IT ON!

Big Rims June 3rd Flier

Success!

May 20, 2008

Thanks to everyone who came to the Brooklyn Brewery the other night and bought some of our stuff.

You can see The Rims modeling their awesome t-shirts below. We’re selling them for $15 a pop, so contact me if interested in the comments section. They are very awesome and silk-screened by us (with the help of Jared of Econo-Graphics). More pics from the event (thanks to Bacilio).

Wooorrrrd.

Just dancing...

I Heart My Bike

Reminder: $1 Beer Tonight

May 14, 2008

Check out the Upcoming Events page for more info!  Basically, $1 drafts from 6:30-9:30 and we’ll be selling t-shirts, vegan peanut-butter/oatmeal cookies, mint brownies, lemon lavender sugar cookies and rice krispie treats.  You can’t go wrong.

Shout Outs

May 14, 2008

Thanks to Matt from Ear Farm (Matt’s a great guy who runs a fabulous music website) for giving our Fugazi Covers Project a nod. Hopefully, more people will want to participate. C’mon folks Fugazi WILL LISTEN TO YOU COVER THEM!

Also, a big thanks to Rui for making this site look neat.

Biking For a Cause in 2008

May 13, 2008

Welcome to the world of The Rims. We’ll be posting info on the many fundraisers we’ll be throwing to support Braking the Cycle. A little bit of back story:

The Rims (Jeffrey, Michael, Philip and Tina) formed after Tina learned about Braking the Cycle – an organization that holds a 275 mile bike ride (from Gettysburg, PA to NYC) with 140 riders who must fundraise at least $3,500 to ride. ALL of the money goes to The LGBT Center in Manhattan in order to support their HIV/AIDS Programs. Why would we want to put ourselves through 275 miles of possible pain? Easy. People still suffer from HIV/AIDS. There is no cure. Programs that The Center offers help those who need medicine, support, counseling and knowledge. 275 miles is a breeze. The hard part is raising the money. You can donate directly here and also attend the awesome events we’re planning for the summer. Below is a great video from last year’s ride. Check it out to see why this ride is so important.


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