The Blind Boys Of Alabama Join Beat The Blues To Save Lives Charity Concert In New York, March 23rd
March 16, 2017 at 11:23 AM (PT)
THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA will perform at the first annual BEAT THE BLUES TO SAVE LIVES CHARITY CONCERT to benefit SAVE (SUICIDE AWARENESS VOICES OF EDUCATION) and THE JED FOUNDATION, two of the nation’s leading suicide prevention organizations.
The event will be held at B.B. KING'S BLUES CLUB in TIMES SQUARE NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MARCH 23rd from 7-10p (ET). Tickets and donations (without attending) can be found on BBKingBlues.com, or at the door the day of the event. Tickets are available for $55 (general admission) and $175 (premiere seating plus one raffle ticket).
EMMY-winning CNN anchor, correspondent and investigative reporter, RANDI KAYE will host. DANA FUCHS, who starred in the film "Across The Universe," and GRAMMY-nominated blues singer RUTHIE FOSTER -- who have both lost a loved one to suicide -- will also perform.
Artist ERIC WAUGH, who has been featured in FORBES, CNN, GMA and ABC’s “Extreme Home Makeover,” will paint a new piece live at the event — to be auctioned off, along with other items, during the evening’s festivities.