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Positively Georgia: Music to help feed the hungry

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Christmas is right around the corner, and the Atlanta music scene came together to help feed the hungry. The Earl in East Atlanta Village hosted the 10th annual Happenstance, a charity concert benefiting the Atlanta community food bank.

Photojournalist Michael Botsford was there to capture the sights and sounds for this story that's Positively Georgia.

Thirty local musicians gathered in the morning at The Earl and randomly grouped together to form several new five piece bands. Each group came up with 20 minute sets and performed them later that night.  Performers say it's great for the local scene because it brings musicians together and makes them create music they would have done so on their own.

It creates friendships between musicians that often leads to new bands which gives Atlanta fresh music to enjoy. The Happenstance raised about a thousand dollars and hundred cans of food for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

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