The Silverlake Conservatory of Music announced today that its founder, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, and bandmate/front-man Anthony Kiedis will host a benefit for the school on Wednesday, October 30th in Silverlake, CA featuring special performances by Neil Young and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Proceeds from the evening will contribute to the Conservatory's goal of purchasing a permanent facility and expanding their scholarship program.
"Going into our 13th year of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, flourishing with 700 students as a non-profit community music school, I could not be more grateful for all the people who have helped us out along the way," said founder Flea. "Having one of my favorite musicians Neil Young perform to help out the school is the greatest blessing! This is gonna be the funnest fundraiser ever! All of us working together, making L.A. a better city, and educating the kids! Yay!"
Shelby J. of the NPG will be taking over New York City on June 13th for a benefit concert at the Red Lion.
Entry is a $20.00 donation and also gets you 2 drinks. The first 50 people in the door will get a FREE music download by Shelby J.!
Along with the good music, there will be a raffle to give away an Xbox, an acoustic guitar, plus other celebrities will be donating items as well.
The event is for HDSA.org (Huntington's Disease Society Of America) and Eric Katerle, guitarist for Black Gypsy, is suffering from the disease and will play with the band for as long as he can that night.
Get your tickets before they sell out HERE!
If you don't live in New York or can't make it, please consider making an online donation HERE!
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NYC the place to be.-DocFB
We are very happy to announce that Bobby Z., formerly of PRINCE & The REVOLUTION will be joining Drfunkenberry and Seth Everett on Spreecast This Wednesday January 23rd at 10 P.M. Eastern to discuss MyPurpleheart.org's event on March 9th, PRINCE's Dakota Jazz Club Shows Last Week and take questions from the fans!
You can watch the spreecast live HERE and also can access it after it airs!
Bobby Z. & The American Heart Association present the 2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life Event. The event will be held March 9th and will feature:
Princess featuring Maya Rudolph (SNL, Up All Night) and Gretchen Lieberum, followed by a celebrity-filled concert featuring Questlove, Andre Cymone, Dez Dickerson, Dr. Fink, Alexander O'Neil, Stokley of Mint Condition, and more surprise celebrity artists.
Bobby Z., best known for being a member of PRINCE & The Revolution and starring in the blockbuster Grammy award winning and Oscar Award Winning movie "Purple Rain"-was in critical condition after having three blocked arteries cause a heart attack in February of 2011. Doctors were able to open his blockages with three stents which has allowed Bobby to make a full recovery.
"Life is completely different now," Z said. "Every moment has a new appreciation. I'm so honored and thrilled to be able to give back and hope that my story will help raise awareness and save lives. This will be an intimate and fun show with music and stories."
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Bobby's "My Purple Heart" organization and the American Heart Association for continued heart-health education.
General admission is $65.00 and VIP admission is $150.00 VIP admission includes entry into the VIP party starting at 6 P.M. with apps, commemorative photos and a chance to meet and mingle with Bobby Z. and some of the celebrity performers.
Tickets go on sale Friday January 25th First-Avenue.com
Don't forget to tune into the spreecast with Bobby Z, DrFunkenberry & Seth Everett this Wednesday January 23rd at 10 P.M. Eastern time and for your chance to talk with Bobby Z.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Condition Of The Heart.....
The local boys of the Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Keidis and Flea will be hosting an event to benefit the Silverlake Conservatory Of Music on October 16th. There will be special performances by the Chili Peppers and Rancid. It is also Flea's Birthday.
Flea is actually the founder of the SCOM. Here is the kicker; the event is going to be held at Flea's house!!!
The intimate evening will include special performances by Red Hot Chili Peppers and RANCID, dinner and a limited silent auction featuring support from President Bill Clinton, Chad Smith, Raymond Pettibon, Damien Hirst, Dana Louise Kirkpatrick, Tim Armstrong, John Varvatos, Maroon 5, Santa Maria Novella, Khiels, Fender, Marc Jacobs, Diane Von Furstenberg, Kelly Slater, Gagosian Gallery, Andy Summers, LnA Clothing, Supreme and Shepard Fairey among our auction supporters.
The donation amount to attend the event are $1500.00, and all in kind donations are fully tax deductible.
The Silverlake Conservatory of Music is still soliciting for auction contributions, gift bag items and sponsors.
For more information, please visit the official web site HERE!
This event sounds hot!-DocFB
Beyonce & Madonna have been added to the list of performers for the "Help For Haiti" benefit telethon.
The event will be on MTV, VH-1, and ALL the major networks tonight.
PLEASE WATCH & DONATE WHAT YOU CAN!