Sisters Rhythm and Brews is serving up an evening of high-energy dancing and music all in the holiday spirit on Humanity Saturday, December 15 at The Belfry in Sisters.

In collaboration with The Heart of Oregon Youthbuild and Habitat for Humanity, they are presenting the Winter Blues Ball, featuring this summer's blues festival favorite, Down North.

The night kicks off with some tasty bites during cocktail hour. Doors open at 6 p.m.

There is a good chance you will find the perfect gift for that special someone during the auction held after cocktail hour. There is an exciting array of items to bid on, ranging from local art pieces, massage and spa packages, to a season pass at Hoodoo Ski Area.

All auction proceeds benefit local youth and affordable housing. The Heart of Oregon is a Central Oregon-based nonprofit that provides job skills, education, and leadership development to over 300 local youth each year. Young adults ages 16 to 24 who face social or economic barriers are empowered to believe in themselves and achieve self-sufficiency through this program. Together with Sisters Habitat for Humanity they will share the auction proceeds.

After you have filled your belly and done some last-minute holiday shopping, get ready for a truly entertaining musical treat. Seattle-based Down North performed at the first Sisters Rhythm and Brews festival and quickly won the hearts of the Sisters community.

Anthony Brisco, lead singer and dancer extraordinaire with a background in ballet, has been performing since he was five. One might associate his moves with James Brown with a sense of grace, but he will tell you his true inspiration is Jackie Wilson.

Drummer Conrad Real can truly deliver - wicked beats fresh with intentional breaks keep you on your toes and begging for more. Lead guitarist, Nick Quiller, gives us a jazzy-sounding, high-energy feeling time after time.

Their covers and originals come through with the emotional power and slap pop bass riffs from Brandon Storms.

The band just released their new album, No Retreat Vol. 1.

Tickets are on sale now for $15 at and $20 at the door.