All Proceeds Go To Seven Mile Music, a Non-Profit
Raising Awareness and Funds for Music, Arts and Coding Programs
for Detroit’s Inner City Youth
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Today, Detroit native and electronic music icon GRiZ announces the 9th annual ‘12 Days Of GRiZMAS’ charity program benefitting Seven Mile Music. From November 29th to December 10th, GRiZ will host a series of events in partnership with local creative outlets and community workshops in order to raise awareness and increase funds for art and music education for Detroit’s Youth, concluding with his two-day GRiZMAS shows at The Masonic Temple.
Raising over $500,000 since 2014 for youth music education, GRiZ has received the ‘Spirit of Detroit’ award for his work around GRiZMAS, which has been called an ‘utterly sincere community effort’ by The Guardian. GRiZ works closely with Seven Mile Music, an organization who seeks to bridge access and opportunity for local youth in the arts through afterschool and summer camp programming. The program will have its grand opening at the new GRiZMAS headquarters pop-up store on Tuesday, November 29th at 5:00PM in the heart of Downtown Detroit’s Capitol Park at 1265 Griswold Street.
Pop into the official GRiZMAS Workshop to find exclusive GRiZ merchandise and holiday gifts including tees, hoodies, hats, scarves, beanies, blankets, mugs, ornaments, candles in collaboration with Detroit Rose, and more. The store will also host an ongoing coat and toy drive benefiting St. Vincent de Paul, a charity auction, and donation-based gift wrapping station. More than just a store, the GRiZMAS Workshop will also include a holiday creation station where fans can customize merch and a lounge area with a coffee bar with free cups of this year’s GRiZMAS coffee.
In an exciting collaboration with Coffeehaus, GRiZ coffee will be releasing a new special GRiZMAS 2022 Roast, a rich Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee with notes of blackberry, peach, and strawberry. This year’s specially designed limited edition 12 oz bag is designed by Detroit artist Morgan McPeak. The 2022 Roast is available at the GRiZMAS Store and online, with 100% of proceeds from every purchase going towards Seven Mile.
Following the grand opening on November 29th, the week kicks off with new events, Painting with a SMILE, a guided painting activity hosted by Detroit painter and community leader Phillip Simpson at BIG PINK, and Deluxx Karaoke at Deluxx Fluxx. Day 4 will offer a mystery party with GRiZ performing a secret set in Detroit. The festivities continue through the weekend with a Charity Dodgeball Tournament in partnership with Come Play Detroit at Durfee Elementary School and Community Yoga in the Fountain Ballroom at The Masonic Temple in partnership with Citizen Yoga.
Day 7 invites fans to dance at the Charity Jam with GRiZ & Friends at El Club, an intimate experience featuring ProbCause, Chrishira Perrier, Kevin Donahue, Chris Anderson, Josh Fairman, Ian Finkelstein, and special guests. Another new event this year, Community Ice Skating at Michigan’s premiere family-friendly outdoor skating rink at Campus Martius will take place on Day 8. The week continues with Local Mic Night at Willis Show Bar and 80’s zombie-disco themed Roller Skating hosted by guest Choff at Bonaventure. The 12 days will conclude with two-nights of GRiZMAS concerts on December 9th and 10th, featuring performances by Dirtysnatcha B2B Carbin, Wreckno, Canabliss, and Khiva.
The GRiZMAS Workshop at 1265 Griswold Street will be open across all ‘12 Days’ from 10 AM – 6 PM. Visit and donate in-person or online to join GRiZ in spreading the holiday cheer and giving back.
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11/29: 5 PM – 8 PM Grand Opening
11/30 – 12/10: 10 AM – 6 PM
12 Days of GRiZMAS 2022 Schedule
11/29 – Tuesday – The GRiZMAS Workshop Charity Store Grand Opening
11/30 – Wednesday – Painting with a SMILE: Guided by Philliip Simpson at Big Pink
12/1 – Thursday – Deluxx Karaoke at Deluxx Fluxx
12/2 – Friday – Mystery Party
12/3 – Saturday – Charity Dodgeball Tournament at Durfee Elementary School
12/4 – Sunday – Community Yoga in the Fountain Ballroom at The Masonic Temple
12/5 – Monday – Charity Jam with GRiZ & Friends at El Club
12/6 – Tuesday – Community Ice Skating at Campus Martius
12/7 – Wednesday – Local Mic Night at Willis Show Bar
12/8 – Thursday – Roller Skating at Bonaventure
12/9 – Friday – GRiZMAS Night 1 at The Masonic Temple
12/10 – Saturday – GRiZMAS Night 2 at The Masonic Temple
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