Radio show host, author, and humorist Colin McEnroe will host the festivities, which will begin at noon and run until 4:00 p.m. Open to all, admission is by donation at the door. ($15 or more suggested; no one will be turned away.)
East Hartford music gala to support music education and bicycling/pedestrian safety. Musical artists from around the region will perform on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at the East Hartford Cultural Center to remember East Hartford resident, musician, and music teacher William Laramie. Laramie was killed September 1, 2011, when the bicycle he was riding home from work along Burnside Avenue was struck by an intoxicated driver.
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The event will raise money to support music education programs in the East Hartford Public School System and Bike Walk Connecticut, a bicycling and pedestrian advocacy group. Attendees will enjoy a diverse assortment of musical styles, including folk, country, jazz, R&B, and rock, performed by musicians who knew and played with Laramie.
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Please click here for a news release about the event.