The boys and I are excited to play aboard Fantastic Voyage. It’ll be a blast dressing up for the theme and supporting an organization that has been helping youth for so many years!
New York, NY (PRWEB) April 4, 2010
Groove Evolution Music (GEM) Festival (http://www.grooveevolutionfest.com), benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City with their Manhattan boat party bash, “Fantastic Voyage.” The fundraising music festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 08, 2010, 6:30pm to 11pm aboard the Star of Palm Beach, docked at Pier 40 near W. Houston Street and West Side Highway in New York City.
GEM chose a buoyant Gilligan’s Island/Good Times retro TV theme for the event which boasts a variety of music and comedy performers and a live art installation. Artists performing at Fantastic Voyage are vocalist, Alice Tan Ridley; comedian and producer of “Dance Your Ass Off”, Kate Rigg; performance artist, The Maine Attraction; bands, Sky D and LeGrange Evolution and Eden Star, hip hop artist, Malachi Rivers; body painting artist, Dani Fonseca, and music by DJ Structure. Party-goers are invited to dress as the television shows’ characters or outfits befitting the 70’s at sea. There will be live music and a DJ for them to dance to throughout the night.
Tickets for GEM Fest’s “Fantastic Voyage” are available at the website http://www.grooveevolutionfest.com. Pre-sale tickets are $20 until April 17th; $25 until May 7th; or $30 at the docks. Moment by moment information and specials can be found on GEM’s Facebook fan page. Sky Disco, vocalist and guitarist from Sky D and LeGrange Evolution said, “The boys and I are excited to play aboard Fantastic Voyage. It’ll be a blast dressing up for the theme and supporting an organization that has been helping youth for so many years!”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City - http://bigsnyc.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides mentors to all children who need caring adult role models--special friends who can help expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures--changing their lives.
About Groove Evolution Music (GEM) Festival
Presented by Roc-n-Roll Disco, GEM’s purpose is to raise funds for non-profit organizations globally, while providing a venue throughout the year for progressive artists, actors, and poets. Their artistic endeavors are of substance and groove and make profound statements that empower and move the world.
About Sky D and LeGrange Evolution
Sky D and LeGrange Evolution is a female-fronted, 5 piece funk/rock band with an album entitled, “Join the Evolution”, currently available on iTunes. Sky D’s fierce lyrical call for unity in this “every man for himself” type of world is potent and relentless. Her music expresses her love for her fellow humans as well as her contempt for prejudice, violence, repression, and the cut-throat nature of society.
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