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paws b’cause – Raising Awareness / Inspiring Compassion



Concert Is On!

A couple of months ago I had to cancel my upcoming concert because of voice problems. I’ve dealt with those issues and am now ready to give it another go! Because of some changes with my voice, I’ve had to take a new perspective on songwriting and as a result, I’ve tapped into a whole new world of creativity. So far this year, I...

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Sing On!

It’s been a while since our last concert. I’ve been having trouble with my voice and couldn’t sing for more than 30 minutes at a time. I’ve recently had a procedure at UNC that basically augments the vocal folds with a material that fills in the weak areas called injection laryngoplasty. It’s a temporary solution to...

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Paws B’Cause Concert for Paw Prints Animal Rescue

Our latest concert of original music was a benefit for Paw Prints Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the population of homeless cats, kittens, dogs and puppies through foster care, medical treatment and adoption into forever homes. You can check out their website...

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Stand Up!

I am embarrassed to say that at my last concert I specifically stated that I am not an activist. I said this just before I played my song entitled “Stand Up” (which is about standing up for yourself and speaking out about who you are and being ok with it). Clearly, I’m conflicted. I don’t look for controversy, but I care passionately about...

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Next Concert: STAND UP! Debbie Liske Acoustic Music to support Together We Will NC

Join us for a night of original music and learn more about TOGETHER WE WILL NC – whose mission is to advance the full spectrum of policies to secure the safety, security, well-being, opportunity, rights and dignity of all people, as well as the conservation and protection of the environment. The concert will be on April 8th, 2017 from 7:00...

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Paws B’Cause DeSIGNS sold at concert

At the last Paws B’Cause concert, we had nearly 100 handmade signs on display (see Debbie’s blog about Paws B’Cause DeSIGNS). The signs were a gift to anyone who made a donation to the cause and we gifted about 30 signs! An additional 30 signs were donated to Johnston County Animal Protection League) to use for auctions at their...

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Give Me A Sign!

Paws B’Cause deSIGNS is non-profit endeavor run by a singer-songwriter who found another way to express creativity. Debbie Liske started making signs out of repurposed wood for her DIY wedding and has not stopped yet. As a musician, Debbie performs benefit concerts and all proceeds go to various animal charities. The same is true for these...

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Paws B’Cause concert for JCAPL a success!!

Our last concert to raise money and awareness for the Johnston County Animal Protection League was a huge success! The all-volunteer organization received enough donations allowing them to fund one of their latest endeavors. We had a great night of music and hopefully raised tons of awareness and inspiration to help animals in need. The Johnston...

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Next Benefit Concert on the way!

On January 28th, we’ll be holding another benefit concert at the Five Oaks Clubhouse in Durham, NC to raise money and awareness for the Johnston County Animal Protection League. Among other things, this great organization focuses on these activities: Spay & Neuter Program Microchip Initiative Program (MIP) Community Outreach &...

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Concert Update

The last PAWS B’Cause concert raised over $500 for the Coalition to Unchain Dogs! Thanks to everyone who came out and for your wonderful support of this great...

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