Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 17:34 EDT

Latest Benefit concert Stories

2014-02-06 23:01:12

Funds raised at the event will help Loma Linda University Children's Hospital ‘make the impossible possible.' Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 21st Annual Foundation Gala benefiting Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) is putting a new twist on a 20-year tradition, adding a benefit concert and celebrity guests to the program! Thirteen-year-old superstar, Jackie Evancho, will headline the themed event, “I’m Possible: Making the Impossible...

2013-11-07 16:29:47

Stars Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and Roger Waters Headlined, Helping to Bring Attention and Funds for Programs that Assist Injured Service Members and Veterans NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival presented Stand Up for Heroes last night in New York City. The event, funded in part by the generosity of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) and supported by founding sponsor GFI Group,...

2012-12-18 12:24:29

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress, multiplatinum recording artist, and fashion designer Selena Gomez will host an exclusive one-night-only concert benefitting the U.S. Fund for UNICEF on the evening of Saturday, January 19th at Best Buy Theater in New York City (1515 Broadway at 44th Street). The concert marks the third annual Acoustic Charity Concert for Ms. Gomez, a UNICEF Ambassador and avid supporter of UNICEF programs that provide nutrition, clean water,...

2012-07-16 06:25:53

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Music Empowers Foundation announced today that platinum-selling recording artist and American Idol winner, Kris Allen will be playing a live online concert at 8:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18(th). Half of all concert proceeds will go to benefit the Music Empowers Foundation, a nonprofit that provides grants and other support for music education programs in underdeveloped communities. The concert will be streamed online by...

2012-01-25 13:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today it was announced that for the first time Amnesty International's world-renowned Secret Policeman's Ball will be hosted in the United States. The event - a star-studded, legendary night of comedy and music - will take place on March 4, 2012 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This historic event is a spectacular evening of original comedy, multiplatinum, award-winning musical performers and collaborations, never-before-seen sketches,...

2011-08-09 14:12:00

Kansas City-Area Farmers, Businesses and Organizations to Bring Local Flavor to All Day Music Festival KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Farm Aid announced that Kansas City afro-beat, soul-funk band Hearts of Darkness will play at its all-day music and food festival this Saturday, Aug. 13. Hearts of Darkness recently performed at the Kanrocksas Music Festival this past Saturday. As Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and the rest of...

2010-09-30 03:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Aid today announced that Jamey Johnson will join the all-star lineup for its annual benefit concert, Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, on Saturday, October 2, at Miller Park. Johnson will join Farm Aid president and founder Willie Nelson and board members John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds, as well as Kenny Chesney, Norah Jones, Jason Mraz, Jeff Tweedy, Band of Horses, Amos Lee, Robert Francis, BoDeans, Lukas...

2010-08-02 11:00:00

Board Members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews to headline Oct. 2 all-star music and food festival MILWAUKEE, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid took to the field today to reveal details about its 25th anniversary benefit concert, scheduled for Oct. 2 at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp joined executive director Carolyn Mugar by webcast at an on-field news conference at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers to...

2010-07-30 04:00:00

MILWAUKEE, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 2, at 11 a.m. CDT Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp will reveal details about the organization's 25th anniversary celebration during a live webcast at www.farmaid.org/25. Farm Aid is inviting farmers, friends and the media to participate in the event. This week, Nelson announced that the organization will mark its 25th anniversary with a concert event, "Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America," in Milwaukee...

2010-03-16 04:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America" is the theme of the quarter-century anniversary of Farm Aid, the nonprofit organization led by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews. Farm Aid's mission is to keep family farmers on the land and to create a family farm-centered food system in America. Farm Aid representatives say planning for the 25th anniversary concert and the events leading up to it is in...