At Littlefield, Brooklyn
CITY STOMP PLAYS CONCERT TO BENEFIT
HOPE & HEROES CHILDREN’S CANCER FUND
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – (March 30, 2013) — With a line-up of songs that celebrate New York City’s vibrant cultures, sights and sounds, combined with upbeat versions of children’s classic melodies, City Stomp takes the stage at Littlefield, Brooklyn on April 13 in a concert to benefit the Hopes & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. at the Gowanus- area music venue.
“Hope & Heroes supports the best care for children with cancer in our community,” notes Kevin MacCallum, founder of City Stomp, a music program for kids growing up in New York City. “We encourage all families to come out not only for a great time, but to help make a difference in the fight against childhood cancer, the number one disease killer of children.”
Hope & Heroes helps children with cancer and their families by funding the Herbert Irving Child & Adolescent Oncology Center at Columbia University Medical Center, located at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York City.
City Stomp’s play list includes several songs in Spanish from the Latin-flavored spring term, as well as some upbeat tunes about Coney Island, the five boroughs of New York and a punk re-mix of Itsy Bitsy Spider. The Brooklyn-based band is comprised of five veteran musicians, including several who are instructors at the City Stomp music classes held in multiple locations around Brooklyn.
Doors and cash bar open at 2:30 p.m. Also on tap are activities, snacks and face-painting for the kids. Littlefield is located at 622 Degraw Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues in Brooklyn.
Advance tickets are recommended. Tickets are $12 for individuals aged 2 and older, or $15 at the door. Family tickets are $40 for a family (maximum of two adults) and are sold in advance only. To order tickets, visit http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/eventV2/232241. All strollers must be checked.
For more information and clips of City Stomp Live concert, visit www.reverbnation.com/citystompmusic.com or www.facebook.com/citystompmusic. To learn more about City Stomp classes, visit www.citystompmusic.com.
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June 1 at at Old Stone House
CITY STOMP HEADLINES 20th ANNUAL LOCAL
PRODUCE FESTIVAL OF THE PERORMING ARTS
BROOKLYN, NY — (March 30, 2013) — Performing a high energy show with music that celebrates New York City sights, sounds and cultures, ramped up with rock versions of children’s classic songs, City Stomp Live will play a free outdoor concert on June 1 between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn’s Washington Park (Fifth Avenue and 4th St). The band’s performance is part of Spoke the Hub’s 20th Annual Local Produce Festival, a grass roots, homegrown “green market” of dance, music, theater, poetry and everything in between.
A favorite of kids and grownups alike, City Stomp shows have been called a TONY fave by Time Out New York Kids magazine and a top pick by New York magazine and A Child Grows in Brooklyn. Comprised of five veteran musicians, several of whom teach the popular City Stomp Music classes in Brooklyn, City Stomp has been nominated by Nick Jr. and Go City Kids as one of the city’s top music programs. The band’s ongoing gig at Dizzy’s on Fifth was named Best Place to Rock Out While Having Dinner by Time Out New York Kids.
Event schedule is to be announced. Local Produce Festival of the Performing Arts is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
For information on the event, visit www.spokethehub.org. For more information and clips of City Stomp Live, visit www.reverbnation.com/citystompmusic.com, www.facebook.com/citystompmusic or www.citystompmusic.com.