Our Food Truck King benefit for Meals on Wheels is over and was a great success with almost 3000 people in attendance to welcome the fodo trucks into downtown Raleigh! The great food and music are gone, but we still have some of our cool T-shirts for sale and all net proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels of Wake County. You can use the order form below to pay for tickets and we'll email you where you can pick them up (at our office or one of a few other pick-up locations in downtown).
To see more photos from our event, please visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/raleighdowntowner
Hosted by Raleigh Downtowner Magazine and Hurricane PR, this event wass a benefit for Meals on Wheels of Wake County, with 100% of net proceeds donated to this worthwhile non-profit organization.
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Thanks to everyone for helping us raise much-needed funds for Meals on Wheels of Wake County! Visit their website for more information about their organization or for opportunites on how you can volunteer, www.wakemow.org. Click here to see a list of our generous sponsors>.
Below is some infomation from our event. Please visit our sponsors and be sure to catch either band when they're in town and thank them for a great job at our event.
The Annuals is a six-piece indie-pop outfit from Raleigh and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band was started by Adam Baker in 2003 as a side project of the still active sister band Sunfold, formerly known as Sedona and headed up by lead guitarist Kenny Florence. Check out their video Carry Around on Youtube.
Annuals appeared as the #25 entry in Pitchfork Media's "Infinite Mixtape" series with their song "Brother", and have also made appearances on Spin.com, AOLMusicIndie.com, Stereogum, I Guess I'm Floating, the Underrated, Brooklyn Vegan, and EarFarm (among others). They are frequently compared to the Arcade Fire and are known for their intense live shows.
They made their national television debut on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and recently came back in October 2008 for a second show, playing Confessor, the opening track from their most recent album, Such Fun.Visit their website www.annualsmusic.com to listen to and buy their music.
Jack the Radio
Visit their website to check out their music and JacktheRadio.BandCamp.com as well as iTunes and Amazon.com to purchase their latest soundtrack.
Participating Food Trucks So Far (more coming!)
Big Al's BBQ
Bukogi Taco Truck
Old North State BBQ
Triangle Raw Foodists
Plus beer available from
Carolina Brewing Company
More coming soon!
Below are some of the generous sponsors who have made Food Truck King possible:
Raleigh Downtowner Magazine is a locally-owned and operated monthly focusing on the positive aspects of downtown Raleigh as well as the surrounding communities. We feature articles on dining, entertainment, business, events, music, fashion, wine, performing and visual arts, Raleigh history, and much more. Our readers live and work all around the Triangle, and enjoy downtown Raleigh regularly. The magazine reaches over 72,000 readers every month with our print and online presence. Catch up on new and previous issues at www.RaleighDowntowner.com.
Hurricane PR is a new breed of PR/advertising agency never before seen in Raleigh or even in NC. HPR is in the stages of registering as a non-profit corporation and will specialize in assisting other non-profits with pro-bono and discounted agency work, web and graphic design, printing, ad placement, and event management. Hurricane PR will also assist for-profit companies in their promotioanal endeavors, with the firm donating $100 dollars in pro bono work to local non-profits for each $1000 invested by for-profit clients. Local PR for a charity, what could be better? Please call 919.828.9000 for more information about this innovative new PR firm.
The Downtown Raleigh Alliance is an award-winning nonprofit organization created in 1996 by a coalition of community advocates, corporate leaders, and government officials. Our mission is to manage the business improvement district in downtown Raleigh through the delivery of five core services: Clean & Safe Ambassadors, Marketing & Events, Economic Development, Public Space Management, and Membership & Advocacy. www.godowntownraleigh.com
John Edward McKnight, Attorney at Law. The United States Constitution provides for your rights, and John Edward McKnight can ensure that rules of evidence are followed and enforced. John has extensive experience in criminal and civil litigation matters including class actions, jury trials, appellate practice and criminal defense. For the past seven years, John has been helping clients in the North Carolina Triangle area to solve business and personal legal matters. Criminal law is complex, and because the stakes are so high, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. www.johnmcknightlaw.com
RaleighNightOut.com is your best source for what's going on in Raleigh: entertainment, dining, bars, bands, even accomodations. Visit their website for the latest on dining and drink specials, upcoming events, photos out and about, and lots more, www.raleighnightout.com.
Located at 2020-102 Hillsborough Street, Scooterz NC is your one-stop shop for all your scooter sales and service needs. Carrying all the best brands of Kymco, TGB, Sym, Peirspeed, and CPI. Check out their website for store hours and info: www.scooterznc.com
Our awesome FTK logo design by none other than Blair at www.itsblair.com.