‘Hope for Haiti’ line-up setNumerous Hudson High School alumni and current students will be performing in the event organized by Liz and Sydney Malanaphy and Dyan and Stephen Anunson.
The line-up is set for the six-hour “Hope for Haiti” benefit concert that will take place in the Black Box Theater of The Phipps Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 5, starting at 4 p.m.
Numerous Hudson High School alumni and current students will be performing in the event organized by Liz and Sydney Malanaphy and Dyan and Stephen Anunson.
Stephen Anunson, a Hudson High and Lawrence University graduate, taught music at St. Trinity School in Haiti in 2009.
The proceeds from the benefit will go to St. Trinity and the American Red Cross.
No tickets are required and guests are free to stay as long (or short) as they want. Donations are encouraged.
Stephen Anunson and Carolyn Armstrong will give introductory remarks at 4 p.m.
Player Straig 7, a ska band led by Ingrid Larson, will be the first group to perform, starting at 4:05 p.m.
“Kimbala,” a documentary about the Haitian music school the benefit is for, will be shown at 6:15 p.m. The title means “Hang On” in creole.
The Steamboat Kings – featuring John McNally, Collin Mueller, Joe Christianson and Dave Graf – will be the final act. Their performance is scheduled to begin at 9:45 p.m.
Click on the “Hope for Haiti line-up” attachment to see the complete schedule.