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Preview of 'Perform for Peace: A Concert to Benefit'

Naugatuck Community Choir and the Rubber City Blues Band will perform

UPDATE: Local community theatre actress Doreen Gatti-Lopez attended this concert and writes: "It was an awesome outpouring of love and talent...There were several a cappella groups from CCSU, ECSU and UConn. Of course I was partial to TGFI (Too Good for Instruments) an all female group from CCSU! My daughter Nicole had 2 solos. The show ended with Rubber City Blues Band. They were awesome!

Local actor Chris Kulmann was the man behind this concert. He writes: "I am so lucky to have so many amazing people in my life, and they were able to help me help other people tonight.

Do good."

 

Original post:

After the tragic event at Sandy Hook, isn't it time we started focusing on promoting peace and positivity?

Saturday, Feb. 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Naugatuck High School
543 Rubber Avenue
Naugatuck

This concert will benefit the Dawn Hochsprung Memorial Fund: "Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung was the principal who died while trying to protect her Sandy Hook Elementary School Family... Dawn's family has established a scholarship fund in her honor. The scholarship will benefit students of her hometown high school who are planning to pursue a career in education."

Performances will include:

Aca Bellas
Too Good For Instruments
UConn Chordials
UConn Notes Over Storrs
Key of She
Fallin' Flat
Love Note Sentiment
Naugatuck Community Choir
Derek Waldron
Nathan Glenister
Everett Casini
Rubber City Blues Band
Olive Tiger

Tickets will be sold at the door. $10 admission. $5 if you bring a non-perishable food item. All food items will be donated to the local food bank.

For more information on the Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung Memorial Fund, please visit  http://www.dawnhochsprungmemorialfund.org/

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Tickets are still available for the Broadway Cares Concert at the Palace Theater

From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook

01/28/13 at 7:00pm

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Scott Slauson February 04, 2013 at 01:03 AM
This was a great event and I would like to hope there is another? I'm rather a Beatles inspired person and would hope that another concert could be in the works? If so I would like to buy the first 100 tickets at $10 as a donation to be given out in how they are purchased.

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