Help Musician Erica Buettner Win Her Battle Against Cancer

For: Erica Buettner
New York
Organizer: Cayla Buettner
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The Story

This fundraiser is lovingly set up to help singer/songwriter and angel of a woman, Erica Buettner, win her battle against Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Erica is a 32 year old musician and teacher who just moved back to the USA with her husband from Europe to be closer to her family in New York City. A few months after beginning her first year teaching English language arts at a middle school in Brownsville, Brooklyn, she received the devastating news that she has an aggressive form of breast cancer requiring extensive chemo treatments and surgery.

Erica has barely been able to land on her feet in a new city and now she is facing costs associated with her cancer. She has no safety net, this is a fight for her life and she needs extra help with the daily unexpected expenses like medical bills, medicines, and costs-associated with recovery from her chemo treatments.

Erica’s kind heart and generous soul are known and appreciated by everyone around her. Her incredible songwriting and voice have brought joy to those who know her through her music. The long awaited release of her second album, The Book of Waves is central to Erica’s healing and emotional well-being while she fights her battle against cancer. Its expected release is June which is now just before her surgeries begin. A new urgency has emerged to complete this work and share her story.

Please join us in giving back to this extraordinary woman in her hour of need so she can focus on healing and doing what she was put on this earth to do, create beautiful music and words for all of us....

At the fountains of sorrow,

you don't make a wish,

everyone learns how to swim like a fish

You save all your pennies for a luckier tide

If wishes were horses then beggars would ride

But we will stay afloat

drop our hearts like anchors and rock like the boat

My love was born with gills

A cavernous space that creates, restores, and refills

Time Traveling from the album True Love and Water

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 12, 2017

Posted on March 12, 2017

A night of Americana, folk and bluegrass. All donations from this special fundraiser will go to help singer/songwriter Erica Buettner win her battle against breast cancer.

7:45PM - Liam Carey (Secondstar)

8:30PM - Zoe Sundra

9:15PM - Wyndham Baird

Poster by Juliann Vikse

Posted on March 6, 2017

Posted on March 6, 2017

Very excited to announce that March brings more solidarity concerts in Brussels and Lisbon! For those of you on the other side of the pond, there is also another Brooklyn show coming up (news soon)!

Brussels - vendredi 17 mars - centre garcia lorca (merci Francoiz Breut for the beautiful poster!) avec Clare Louise, Blondy Brownie, LE TON MITÉ, V.O.,Castus, Françoiz Breut, and DJ sets Jean Michel Mikili, Saul Karlu, Brownie, DJ Minoo

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