Jamm for Genes this weekend in SL

Jamm for Genes promo image
Jamm for Genes promo image

About to celebrate its 8th year in Second Life, Jamm for Genes is set to take place over the weekend of the Friday August 1st through Sunday August 3rd inclusive.

Jamm For Genes is a part of the Jeans for Genes annual event organised by the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) of Australia, in which people are encouraged to wear jeans on August the 1st each year and help raise money for research into birth defects and diseases such as cancer, epilepsy, and a range of genetic disorders. Al funds raised goes directly to research undertaken by the CMRI to discover treatments and cures, to give every child the opportunity to live a long and healthy life.

Jamm For Genes will see a weekend of music and entertainment taking place at The Pocket in Second Life, commencing at midnight SLT on Friday August 1st, and continuing on through until the final set commencing ay 09:00 on Sunday August 3rd.

Subject to last-minutes hitches or problems, the event schedule is as follows (all times SLT):

Friday August 1st

  • 00:00 (midnight) – OhMy Kidd
  • 01:00 – Tommy Scorpio
  • 02:00 – blueboi
  • 03:00 – Wread Writer
  • 04:00 – A surprise live from Canberra!
  • 05:00 – Alienspeaking
  • 19:00 – Bronze8020
  • 20:00 – Joaquin Gustav
  • 21:00 – Rara Destiny
  • 22:00 – Senjita Witt
  • 23:00 – Freestar and Quai
Some of the artists participating in Jamm for Genes in SL (from top left): Joaquin Gustav, Angelica Svenska, Beth Odetts, Readymad Morpork and
Some of the artists participating in Jamm for Genes in SL (from top left): Joaquin Gustav, Angelica Svenska, Blindboy Gumbo, Beth Odetts, Readymad Morpork and KatRose Serendipity

Saturday August 2nd

  • 00:00 (midnight) – Krysania Eramos
  • 01:00 – OhMy and the Kidds
  • 02:00 – Tpenta Vanalten
  • 03:00 – Barry White
  • 04:00 – Billy Thunders
  • 05:00 – OhMy and Saraine
  • 06:00 – Angelica Svenska
  • 07:00 – Rock Doghouse
  • 08:00 – Rosedrop Rust
  • 09:00 – Mimi Carpenter and Max
  • 10:00 – Max Kleen and Mimi
  • 11:00 – Mas Roade
  • 12:00 (noon) – Blindboy Gumbo
  • 13:00 – Pmann Sands
  • 16:00 – Naga Flow
  • 17:00 – Beth Odets
  • 18:00 – Bronze8020
  • 19:00 – Larrie Quixote
  • 20:00 – Griff Bamaisan
  • 21:00 – Xiara Fiasco
  • 22:00 – Bamboof Stillmorning
  • 23:00 – Tom 2.0

Sunday August 3rd

  • 00:00 (midnight) – Chip Takacs
  • 01:00 – Myst
  • 02:00 – Russell Eponym
  • 03:00 – Theresa Nayar
  • 04:00 – Whirli
  • 05:00 – Reallymad Morpork
  • 06:00 – Kevin M. Thomas
  • 07:00 – KatRose Serendipity
  • 08:00 – Laidback Celt
  • 09:00 – Bara and Free
The Jamm for Genes SL set at The Pocket
The Jamm for Genes SL set at The Pocket

Since its inaugural event in 2007, Jamm for Genes in SL has raised $10,000 for the CMRI, and it is hoped that 2014 will see the event raise around L$500,000, which equates to about AU $2,000. The event is also officially sanctioned to raise money for the CMRI through Jeans for Genes.

All those attending are invited to grab their free Jamm for Genes gear from the Marketplace.

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