Nona recently hipped me to her Hopestock series. Looks cool. Check it out:
In these times of economic uncertainty, we are all searching for solutions to everyday problems. Affordable housing, proper healthcare, and financial security are not as easily attainable as they were in our recent past. MUSIC continues to be an inspiring antidote to these kinds of challenges, offering a reservoir of hope, and nurturing the human spirit!
On June 11th, Nona Hendryx and Spirit Sings presents a night of hope and harmony with HopeStock: Music to Bailout Your Soul at Merkin Concert Hall. Featuring an eclectic array of NYC-based artists whose songs touch the heart and rouse the soul, HopeStock uses music to create avenues of awareness about the concerns that affect our community.
Different artists will perform at each date. The schedule includes Maiysha (Grammy nominee); Maya Azucena (an always breath-taking performer), Mark Anthony Lee (who I've heard nothing but good things about), and many other. The dates are as follows:
August 29 Brooklyn Lyceum
(Other artists TBA)
Sept 11 John Drew Theater of Guild Hall
Mark Anthony Lee
Other artists TBA
More info is available on on the Hopestock site