The Children’s Recording Arts Alliance announces the eighth annual charity benefit performance featuring all five of this year’s children’s album GRAMMY® Award nominees. This year’s public concert at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA, will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11 am.. All ticket sales benefit the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s music in the schools program.
Advance tickets are $15 and on sale now via Eventbrite. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $20. All children 12 months and older need a ticket.
SiriusXM Kids Place Live hosts Kenny and Mindy will emcee the concert, at 6801 Hollywood Blvd, in the Hollywood & Highland complex. Tickets to the one-hour, all-ages concert ($15 in advance, $20 day of show)
This year’s concert is noteworthy because all five nominated artists are independent musicians:
- Frances England – Explorer of the World www.francesengland.com
- Okee Dokee Brothers –Saddle Up: A Western Adventure Album www.okeedokee.org
- Recess Monkey – Novelties www.recessmonkey.com
- Brady Rymer – Press Play www.bradyrymer.com
- Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Infinity Plus One www.secretagent23skidoo.com
All net proceeds from the performance will go to support The Symphonic Jazz Orchestra’s “Music in the Schools” residencies, which serve more than 3,400 students each week throughout Los Angeles County. With a unique curriculum for elementary age students, including its flagship “Bach to Bebop” residency, students in Compton, Long Beach, Watts, and the San Fernando Valley learn to become music creators, appreciators and performers.