Local Bands Unite May 17th To Benefit Long Island Families Of Children with Terminal Illnesses with a Tribute to Woodstock 69's 40th Anniversary

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On Sunday May 17th, 5 Long Island blues bands will participate in a fundraiser for ContractorsForKids.Org. The music for the afternoon includes the "Brothers & Sisters In Blues Touring Group" artists such as Killer Joe & The Lido Soul Review, T-Bone & Franny Mae, BigDaddy & The Bulldogs, Brother Dave & Ong's Hat, with Long Island's own Billy Bingo as Emcee. The event is produced by Act1Entertanment, Inc & Allan Spielman (producer of Retrofest69) and will pay tribute to the historical Woodstock 69 festival celebrating its 40 year anniversary this August.

On Sunday, May 17th, five Long Island blues bands will participate in a fundraiser for ContractorsForKids.Org. The music for the afternoon includes the "Brothers & Sisters In Blues Touring Group" artists such as Killer Joe & The Lido Soul Review, T-Bone & Franny Mae, BigDaddy & The Bulldogs, Brother Dave & Ong's Hat, with Long Island's own Billy Bingo as Emcee. The event is produced by Act1Entertanment, Inc & Allan Spielman (producer of Retrofest69) and will pay tribute to the historical Woodstock 69 festival celebrating its 40 year anniversary this August.

This special Sunday afternoon all of the performers will cover music from this historic festival and will be working to help Contractors For Kids further its mission "to eliminate financial hardship in our communities brought on by the sickness of a child, one family at a time. Whether it is to pay a phone bill or mortgage payment, we will be there. Whether it be aiding in paying for medical bills deemed "experimental" or due to lack of insurance, or arranging transportation, paying for a room to allow families to remain close during these tough times, we will be there. We will do as many of these things to the best of our ability, we will always be there, and for this we are responsible, for this is our passion, for this is our vision."

The non-profit group, relies on private donations to help local families in need. any size donation gets you in the door. All bands appear courtesy of The Brothers & Sisters In Blues" an http://www.Act1Entertainment.Net touring group that performs at local area venues to assist ones less fortunate then ourselves.

The music starts at 2:00 p.m. at Bobbique 70 West Main Street Patchogue. Raffles, Drink Specials, Real Pit Barbeque, Woodstock Memerobilia and Great Live Blues will all be on tap. For more information, or to donate your time an items to the raffle contact Karl Reamer at 631-758-3505 or Allan Spielman at 917-832-2505.

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