The Beatoffs, Kidd Chris' band, make live debut

The Beatoffs, featuring 94 WYSP morning host Kidd Chris and his crew, make their live debut Feb. 8 at Bootleggers (1936 MacDade), in Woodlyn, Delaware County, at the 30th birthday party of show regular Constantine. The group features Chris on guitar, sidekick Thomas singing, Blake from Sales on drums and DJ Egg Nog on bass. The group will also headline the second night of Protect and Serve, the Feb. 8 and 9 benefit concert for the family of slain officer Chuck Cassidy, at the FOP Lodge (1336 Spring Garden). The Feb. 8 headliner is Lauren Hart. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. More info can be found here. Show organizers are Jonathan Mendte, son of CBS 3's Larry Mendte (a frequent Kidd Chris guest); Bill Roam, and Stan Nagle.