Buy your tickets for Gimme Shelter!

Oct. 20, 2023, at the Century Ballroom, Seattle

Celebrate DESC’s 15th Annual Gimme Shelter Concert featuring the Dusty 45s live!

  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • Dance lessons at 7 p.m. with Sean Donovan
  • Concert & program from 8-10 p.m.

Join us in our mission to end homelessness

Tickets are $45

DESC'S 15th Annual Gimme Shelter, a benefit concert to end homelessness!

The Century Ballroom is located at 915 E. Pine St., Seattle, WA 98122, on the second floor of the Oddfellows Building.

Other Important Details 

  • Parking/Transportation (see directions below): Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood.  Street pay stations need to be paid until 10 p.m. Please read the hours on your pay station carefully. 
  • If you are unable to locate a spot on the street, we recommend using the Seattle Central College Garage, located at E Pine and Harvard Ave E (two blocks west of Century Ballroom). They normally charge $10. 

If you plan on drinking during the evening, or if you’d like to avoid parking hassles, we recommend using public transportation or a ride-sharing service such as Lyft or Uber.  

  • Accessibility considerations: the Century Ballroom is located on the second floor of a beautiful old building. You can reach the ballroom by entering the Oddfellows Building on E Pine Street or 10th Avenue and climbing one flight of stairs or using a small elevator. 
  • Food: A cash bar and appetizers for purchase will be available throughout the evening. 

Directions from the south 

  • Take I-5 North 
  • Exit at Madison Street (Exit #164 A) 
  • Turn right (east) onto Madison until Broadway Ave E 
  • Turn left (north) onto Broadway until E Pine Street 
  • Turn right (east) onto E Pine Street 
  • The Century Ballroom is in the first block, on the right-hand side 

 Directions from the north 

  • Take 1-5 South 
  • Exit at Denny Way/Stewart Street (Exit #166) 
  • Go through 1st light 
  • Turn left (east) onto Denny Way 
  • Cross I-5 and continue east to Broadway (you can either continue straight on Denny, or follow the arterial as it swerves left onto Olive) 
  • Turn right (south) on Broadway until E Pine Street 
  • Turn left (east) on E Pine Street 
  • The Century Ballroom is in the first block, on the right-hand side  

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Walsh Construction Co.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Kaiser Permanente