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paws b’cause – Raising Awareness / Inspiring Compassion. More details to follow…



paws b’cause concert to benefit the Coalition to Unchain Dogs

The next paws b’cause concert of original acoustic music by Debbie Liske & Mike Garrigan will be on Saturday, July 30th from 7-9pm at the Five Oaks Clubhouse in Durham, North Carolina. This event will spotlight a wonderful organization that helps to improve the welfare of dogs living in under-served communities. If you haven’t...

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What Is paws b’cause?

What is paws b’cause? A concert series of original acoustic music by Debbie Liske and friends that seeks to help pets in need. Each concert will benefit a different charitable cause. The goal is to raise awareness on relevant topics and inspire compassion with a sense of community. Each live concert will be held at the Five Oaks Clubhouse in...

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Concert Recap

    The first “paws b’cause” concert on April 30th was an incredibly fun and successful event. A representative from Meals On Wheels of Durham spoke to us about the elderly folks in the area that are unable to go to the store to purchase food for their pets and were giving away their own food to their beloved furry...

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paws b’cause concert raises $900

We had a fantastic turnout for the first paws b’cause benefit concert last night! Thank you for all the support for both the cause and my music! I am so proud to announce that together, WE raised $900 for Meals on Wheels of Durham pet food program! Special thanks to Ronnie Reed and Mike Garrigan – I can’t wait to join you all on stage...

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paws b’cause Benefit Concert

    On Saturday, April 30th 2016, I’ll be holding a benefit concert for “pets in need” at the Five Oaks Clubhouse in Durham, NC. Joining me on stage is Mike Garrigan and Ronnie Reed. Mike will be performing some of his original songs as well. See below the poster for more details. The event: paws b’cause is a...

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I got married!

    Lots to update you on, but let’s just start by saying that, well, life is good. I’ll be sending out a newsletter soon to share some of the latest happenings in my life and my music, and I have some exciting things on the horizon as well. Sign up for the newsletter if you haven’t already, or you can just keep...

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Check out more videos!

I love 70’s music. I know just about every song that hit the charts. I know all the lyrics. I have to use an iPad to remember my own lyrics, but I can remember the words from a one-hit-wonder from 1973 without thinking twice. It’s interesting to think about which musical decades have the most impact on people when they were kids. I...

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Bands4Good Challenge – Doing Good with Music!

My new song Extra Mile has been entered in an online challenge along with other NC independent artists to raise money for a great cause. Read more details below: (if don’t want to read the details, you can go straight to the link, watch the video, create and account and Vote for Extra Mile, and submit a tax-deductible donations to the causes...

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StageIt Contest Winner’s Personally Requested Song!

  Stay With Me When you find the person you know is right for you, TELL THEM! Share this video with the person that is right for YOU. This song, performed as an acoustic duet with Mike Garrigan from his studio Two Egrets, was born from a request at a one of Debbie’s StageIt concerts. The song is called “Stay With Me” and is adapted...

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Release Me!!

Fifteen months ago I made a life decision to go full time as an independent musician. Ten months ago I got sick and lost the ability to sing. Nine months ago I had throat surgery. I have been in voice therapy ever since. Now, I HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY RELEASED FROM THERAPY having shown significant improvement in voice function. I can now begin to...

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