The Brad Delp Foundation Celebrates Bob Dylan’s 75th Birthday at Charity Event
Londonderry, NH (Friday, April 8, 2016) – On Tuesday, May 24th, at 7:00 PM, area musicians will gather at the annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration at Tupelo Music Hall to raise money for The Brad Delp Foundation. Now in its 7th year, the fundraiser’s theme is “Absolutely 1966 Revisited,” and will feature songs from that memorable year by Dylan, The Beatles, The Beach Boys and many other legendary bands.
Mike Girard of The Fools has reformed “The Burning Sensations” for the evening, featuring members of Danny Klein’s Full House, The Fools, and Brad’s own Beatle Juice. Girard says, “Every year this show brings some of the area’s finest musicians together for a great cause. Those of us who knew and loved Brad are proud to do this in his name.”
“Because of his love for the music the 1960’s, The Brad Delp Foundation not only wanted to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday, but also the 50th birthday of so many great songs that Brad loved,” according to host, Bobby Livingston.
“I can’t think of a better way to honor Brad than with a night filled with his favorite songs performed by some of his favorite people.” adds Foundation director Meg Sullivan.
Organizers also announced that the Del Fuegos’ Woody Geissmann, Boston legend Charlie Farren and the up and coming Americana band Russell Hill will be appearing. Other performers include Bob Jennings and Julie Foster, Amy Fairchild, Boneshakerz and The Bobby Livingston Band.
“All funds raised through ticket sales and raffles will be given to The Brad Delp Foundation which was created by his children, family and friends for the purpose of carrying on Brad’s legacy of compassion, generosity, and kindness. The Brad Delp Foundation seeks to honor Brad’s memory by awarding music related grants and funding for school music programs and music therapy programs for both children and adults with disabilities.
Tickets for the evening are $15, and are available in advance at: https://tickets.tupelohall.com/ or at the door. Tupelo Music Hall is located at 2 Young Road, in Londonderry, NH.
For information on The Brad Delp Foundation or to make a donation, please visit www.braddelpfoundation.org.
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