Andrew William Kotowicz was born on December 8, 1972 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and died October 24, 2010 in Seattle as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He is survived by Jocelyn Boyea, his loving wife of ten years; his daughter, Anna; parents, Bill and Michele Kotowicz; sister, Madeline; his grandparents, Frances and James Whittaker; and a large extended family.
Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation Benefit Shows
Saturday, December 4th: A Concert for The Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation with Shabazz Palaces, Vetiver, Fruit Bats, Wolf Eyes, Pissed Jeans, Mudhoney, A Frames/AFCGT, and Michael Yonkers at Seattle's Showbox at the Market. $20
Wednesday, December 8th: Andy Kotowicz Benefit featuring Secret Twins, Rogue Satellites, City Center, Swimsuit, Powerteam, and Everybody's In at The Savoy in Ypsilanti, MI. $5
Friday, December 10th: Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses will be performing a show at the Pour House in Charelston, SC with the proceeds going to the Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation. Birdsmell and Friends will feature Ben with members of Band of Horses performing songs old and new, and special guest Holopaw will open the show. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. Get them here.
The Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation Auction on CharityBuzz.com
Now through December 14th, 2010
Rare and Collectible Items from: Band of Horses, Bon Iver, Cee-Lo and James Blunt, Conan O’Brien, Foo Fighters, Jack White and The Dead Weather, Janis Joplin, Jerry Garcia and Dancing Bears, Jimi Hendrix, Light in the Attic Records, The Monkees, Muse, Nike, Pearl Jam, The Rolling Stones, The Simpsons, Third Man Records, The White Stripes and more
A Sound Community Bank account is now available to accept donations for Andy Kotowicz's family. Checks made payable to the Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation can be mailed to:
Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation
c/o Sub Pop Records
2013 Fourth Ave., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98121
Or click to donate via Paypal.
Andy supported the following organizations. You might like to do the same.
The Greening of Detroit: www.greeningofdetroit.com