Rock ‘N Roll Legends Raise Funds for Music Education
Malibu, CAOn Sunday October 29th, nonprofit Safety Harbor Kids is having their 10th Annual Concert Fundraiser to support music education programs for orphans, foster and homeless children. The event, hosted by Topa Mountain winery in Ojai, will include music by Chicago co-founder and drummer Danny Seraphine, KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer, singer Tony Grant of AZ Yet, Jeff Beck bassist Phil Chen and SHK Music Director Edward Roth on keyboards.
Danny Seraphine wrote and contributed to many of Chicago’s hits including “Lowdown", “Street Player” and others. Tommy Thayer, guirtarist for KISS routinely plays in front of crowds of 50,000 people will be playing this up close and personal venue for music fans.
Guests will also enjoy special entertainment by actress and Italian opera singer Maria Elena Infantino, American Idol top four finalist, Jessica Meuse and a live Facebook broadcast by singer, Kirsten Collins.The evening will be emceed by comedian and radio personality, Hal Sparks.
The venue, Topa Mountain Winery in Ojai, CA offers spacious grounds with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. VIP guests will enjoy dinner, glass of wine, drinks and an area upfront to view the show. Guests will also enjoy a complimentary cappuccino bar by LongShot Australian Roast Coffee and organic tea by Charles and Company, Hint Water and Lori’s Lemonade.
Businesses supporting the event include Topa Mountain Winery, Garnet Security, Southern California Life Magazine, Ojai Business Center, Hollywood Studio Rentals, Drum Paradise and All Access Stage.Since 2007, SHK has partnered with such companies as Bentley Beverly Hills, SoCal Edison, Ojai Community Bank, Guitar Center, McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Wells Fargo and others to raise funds for the charities education programs.
“The children we serve have nothing – no parents, no family, no transportation.”Says SHK President, Petrie Alexandra Williams.“Without our help the girls will end up on the streets kidnapped, raped and trafficked.This is real and it’s in your backyard – these kids need your help..”She states emphatically.
Safety Harbor Kids supporters include Jackson Browne, Albert Lee, Peter Asher, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Petty, Paul Barrrere and Fred Tackett, Tony Braunagel, Inara George and many others in the music industry.Other supporters include Malcolm McDowell, Reese Witherspoon, Jeremy Piven, James Belushi, Wendy Malick and Dee Wallace.
Safety Harbor Kids is a California public benefit corporation recognized as tax exempt under IRS Code 501c3. Donations are tax deductible.