[image-1]Booked over the holidays (just past our early deadline for the recent double-issue, unfortunately), a “battle of the bands” event titled “Battle for ‘Crete: Pour It Now Benefit Concert” event is set for Sat. Jan. 5 at the Map Room with performances on two stages from White Boy Crazy, A Decent Animal, Hybrid Mutants, Motormouth Mabel, Charlie McAlister, Clint4, The V-Tones. Proceeds benefit the Skate Park of Charleston and their efforts to build a skate park and pool in Charleston. Local artist John Pundt will be screen printing live for the event. Showtime is 6 p.m. Cover is $5.

** Web dude Josh Curry snapped some great shots of this event — check ’em out at his Lucid Beaming weblog.