“Shear The Beard” Event To Raise $ For Charity

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It had its own Facebook page, Twitter account and even its own t-shirt.

For a while, Brett Keisel’s beard seemed to have a life, and a celebrity, all its own.

“I shampoo and condition,” the Steelers defensive end said last month. “I’m looking for a quality company to come through with a beard shampoo and conditioner. I think it’s important. I shampoo and condition and I brush. I brush regularly.”

He even claimed it had magical powers, but they did seem to run out in the Super Bowl.

Now that football season is over, it’s time for perhaps the most famous facial hair in Pittsburgh sports history to be shaved into history.

It will go out in a big way at a charity event later this month.

The “Shear the Beard” event will be held Thursday, Feb. 24, at Diesel Club Lounge.

In addition to the shaving ceremony, there will be live performances by Donnie Iris and the Chris Higbee Project. A $25 donation will get you in the door.

The money raised will go to cancer programs at Children’s Hospital.

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  • expittsburgh

    Very cool way to raise money for a great charity!

  • pgbhger

    It seems like Keisel is a heck of a cool guy. Good for him to take his humorous endeavor and turn it into a charity event.

  • rich

    I saw the into on his website and was happy to hear the ticket prices were reasonable. Great to hear he is donating all proceeds to Childrens hospitol too.

  • jordan

    I think event is a great idea and am attending but it was a hassle to try to get any information from the event phone number. It’s just a voice mail that says either box is full or if you leave a message you never hear back. I was very frustrated but finally someone told me to email the person who runs his website and she answered my email immediately so I was able to get tickets.

  • I love this city

    You can get tickets through ShowClix.com

  • Harry Lipswich

    Breaking news. Chris Hoke and Doug Legursky are going to shave one another’s backs for an opening act. Then Randle El is going to do backspins in their pile of hair. Can’t wait!

  • paul

    well hello brett, this is paul k, so should i shave my beard off also, i will be at the fund riser also, please call me,,,,paul

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  • Raymond Schrader

    great guy. not only all pro, but also all good person

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  • Donald driver

    Hope its more exciting than his play in the super bowl … just sayin

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