Friday, January 11, 2013

Saturday To-Do: Bushy Luv

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Friends and family will celebrate the life of Jeff Bushy Hudnall Saturday at Revolution.
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BUSHY LUV
8 p.m. Revolution. Donations of $5 and up.

Last week, the Arkansas electronic dance music scene was dealt a sad and unexpected blow with the death of Jeffry Hudnall, or Bushy as he was known to his many friends.

He was a pioneer of bringing EDM to the area, booking big-name artists and throwing some of the most massive Arkansas raves of last decade. I didn't really know Bushy, having met him only briefly once, but reading through the outpouring of emotions from friends and family on his Facebook page made me well up. So many people loved the guy, and it's obvious that he brought an enormous amount of joy to people.

This night will be a chance to celebrate his life through the beauty of music. There'll be local and out-of-town DJs, a massive lighting system and they'll be screening photos of Bushy all night. It's 18-and-older, and if you can't make it but want to donate to help his family with their expenses, you can donate online.

DJ Revolvr, who plays at Discovery later Saturday night, will close out the show, which will be good news for those ages 18-20, as Discovery is 21-and-older.

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