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Thursday, Oct. 21 7 pm "ONE NIGHT BAND" WITH BAND TOGETHER - To Benefit NEAR & FAR AID / The Fairfield Theatre Company (Stage One) Fairfield, CT 70 Sanford Street 203.259.1036 Christine joins the great artists of Band Together along with fellow soul diva Giselle Jackson and soul man Frank Simms for a fab night of music spotlighting the great dance tunes of the Seventies...all to benefit a great cause.

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The red carpet will be out and the flash bulbs popping when guests arrive for Near & Far Aid's ONE NIGHT BAND "A Concert and Cocktails for a Cause" featuring a live performance by the popular Band Together on Thursday, October 21 at the Fairfield Theatre Company. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 6:30pm. Concert rocks a...t 8pm. For ONE NIGHT BAND, the audience will be entertained by the fabulous vocalists and musicians: Beehive Queen Christine Ohlman, World Soul Diva Gisele Jackson, Frank Simms, Crispin Ciao, Thierry Arpino, Tim Dehuff, Pat Marafiote, Henry Jones and Infinite Roots and the Band Together musicians and founders, Rob Fried and Jerry Vigorito. "You'll be dancing to the most popular pop and rock tunes in the best venue in the area" said Near & Far Aid President, Patsy Devine. "This will be a great concert for a great cause" she added.

Kristen Cusato, the charismatic anchor of News 8, will emcee the event and greet partygoers on the red carpet. The pre-concert party, which will be located under a tent outside the theatre, will offer delicious food, cocktails, including the signature sidewinder drink from Tito's handmade vodka. A selection of great music will be spun by NYC's favorite and Westport native DJ Dave Bell and an 18-wheeler truck which turns into a 7500 square ft. Harman International mobile showroom will also be on site for guests to experience the latest in sound and home theatre technology. A Silent Auction of exceptional music memorabilia will include hand signed items from Rod Stewart, Billy Joel and Charlie Daniels. The festive and fun evening is a collaborative effort between two organizations, Near &Far Aid and Band Together, who donate their time and energy toward raising money and making new friends for agencies fighting poverty in Fairfield County. Near & Far Aid is an all-volunteer organization that raises over $1million annually. Band Together is a group of philanthropists who bring people together through a shared love of music, always for a good cause.

As always, Near & Far Aid expresses gratitude to their sponsors Land Rover Milford, Greg & Tony Salon, Harman International, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Harpoon Brewery, Garelick & Herbs, The Filling Station Co., Stew Leonard's and all the volunteers for making the evening possible.



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