Make it a 'White' X-mas at Burny White Tribute Show
The Erie community is rallying behind one of its original punk rockers as he progresses on the journey toward recovery
Saturday, Dec. 22
With his family set to move into a new home, Burny White was so excited and proud. Yet in an instant, the course of his and his family's lives would change when he accidentally plummeted head-first down his cellar stairs and sustained terrible head trauma that would require brain surgery.
With his wife Lisamarie caring for him during this painful, tragic time and so many costs accruing, it is no surprise that the Erie community is rallying behind one of its original punk rockers as he progresses on the journey toward recovery.
"Burny was part of the first wave of garage/punk in the mid to late '70s here in Erie. He also played with members of the Dead Boys and New York Dolls in NYC," said Carlos Rivera, band member in Mala Sangre and The Trotts and event organizer. "
White and his family
White is indeed in his new home currently, and while
Said Rivera, "Burny is aware of the event…it brought tears to his eyes. He's grateful for what we are doing for him." — Cara Suppa
Doors at 4 p.m.; Music at 7 p.m. // Scotty's Martini Lounge, 301 German St. // Door fee: // For more info or to make a donation, visit bit.ly/burnywhite