Mark and Anne Gorman of Newport are hosting their 10th Annual SINGING FOR SHELTER acoustic Christmas concert, for the benefit of Lucy’s Hearth and The McKinney Shelter. The event will be held on Thursday, December 7th from 7:00 to 9 pm at Channing Church in Newport. The doors open at 6:15 pm. .Advance tickets are $18 and are available at Lucy’s Hearth, 19 Valley Rd, Middletown. At the door: $20 the night of the show. (Children w/adult are free)

Many of Aquidneck Island’s finest musicians join together every year to raise much-needed funds for our area’s homeless shelters. This year’s performers include: Jack Casey, Ed McGuirl, Mike Fischman, Tom Perrotti, Joe Lambiase, Jimmy Winters, Ed Ledwith, Rand Bradbury, The New 40, John Monllos, Joanne Rodino, Zanricky Duo, Michelle Siegal, Matt Bruneau, Leslie Grimes, Julio Amaro, Kevin Sullivan, Rick Jones, Mike Jackson, John Flanders and Al Fresco Flutes.

“As musicians, we’re all honored to do our part to try to alleviate homelessness. This winter promises to be a harsh one, we’re asking all our Aquidneck island friends to once again come out and support this great night of music for a great cause,” Mark Gorman said.

“Lucy’s Hearth and The McKinney Shelter do a wonderful job of providing temporary housing to our homeless population. SINGING FOR SHELTER allows these local musicians to support the great work done by these shelters,” Gorman continued.

A brand new Washburn acoustic guitar, donated by Rick’s Music World in Raynham, MA and valued at $1000 will be raffled.

Details

  • EVENT NAME: 10th ANNUAL SINGING FOR SHELTER
  • TYPE OF EVENT: Acoustic Christmas Concert for the benefit of Lucy’s Hearth and The McKinney Shelter
  • DATE OF EVENT: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
  • TIME OF EVENT: 7:00-9:30 PM (DOORS @ 6:15)
  • LOCATION: CHANNING CHURCH, 135 PELHAM STREET NEWPORT, RI

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