One of my all-time favorite events of the year is @RockersonBroadway My dear friend Laura Tufariello aka @Lauradsnyc invited me a few years ago and I was hooked!
Rockers on Broadway is the original Broadway rock concert series created in 1993. For now 30 years this unique charity event, run by @DonnieKehr with huge help from @CoriGardner and an illustrious group of donors — work to gather a powerhouse lineup of Broadway’s best who share their inner rock star spirits backed by an amazing band and spectacular special guests and honorees.
This year’s honorees were musician Melissa Etheridge @Melissa_etheridge and Rick French founder of one of the most successful PR firms in the USA and the world.
The honorees were serenaded by a remarkable roster each of whom sang Ethridge songs, including: KT Tunstall, Simon Kirke, Gerard Canonico, Michael Cerveris, Nick Frandiani, Alexa Ray Joel, Pomme Koch, Molly Russo, Lauren Pritchard, Ryann Redmond, Max Sangerman, Shayna Steel + Isabelle Gottfried, Avery & Reese Rehl, Matteo Russo, Sylvia Smith, Claudia Fabella, Gg Roberts-Nguyen, Reese Real, Jurnee Swan & Audrey Simone Winters.
Music icon Debbie Gibson made a quick guest apprearance via video.
Host Ben Cameron @BenDoesBroadway and auctioneer Ryan Willard @rywillfilm bring it all together!
The big part? The proceeds benefit: Broadway Bound Kids, Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids, The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation, The Felix Organization, Teen Cancer America, The PATH Fund and more.
IF you’re looking to make a donation to the future of Music in America? Consider dropping some $ with RockersOnBroadway. It will be put to great use! Here’s a link: https://thepathfund.org/home