Mike Killeen wanted to give back to the community, but working in a soup kitchen didn’t excite him.
The goal is to raise $10,000 for Decatur Cooperative Ministry, which helps poor and homeless people in DeKalb County.
Since organizing its first show last summer, PIR has evolved into a full-fledged organization with an operational board, a fund-raising wing and a business plan. They’ll do four events for this year — Decatur, Athens, Asheville and Nashville — and are shooting for 10 events next year.
On another level, PIR is a bunch of friends having fun together. Some of the board members will perform this weekend, including Killeen. He’s recorded several records.
“People do well