Mind, Body, Spirit and Rock 'n Roll

Raising your voice to be heard. Raising MOney to Stop Gun Violence.

On September 24th, The Carey Gabay Foundation sponsored a live concert and kick-off fundraiser: the NYC Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. The concert featured Cyrille Aimee, Fiama, iamchelseaiam, Bex White and The Betty Band at Hill Country, NYC. The auction included a Kala ukulele signed by Nellie McKay, yoga lessons togift certificate to Red Farm Restaurant to a signed Ovation guitar, book signed by Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, Patti Smith and more.

 

Concert Performers

Cyrille Aimee

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                                           Singer/Songwriter Fiama

                                          

                                          

Singer/Songwriter Chelsea Johnson

                                             

                                             

   Singer/Songwriter Bex White

                     Singer/Songwriter Bex White

                     Singer/Songwriter Bex White

AMY ZIFF, ELIZABETH ZIFF, ALYSON PALMER: THE BETTY BAND

                                        

                                        


Auction Items

Mahogany Ukulele donated by the Kala Ukulele Company, signed by award-winning uke player, songwriter and composer Nellie McKay. Her music has been used in Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy, and Weeds, among others. MC Charlie Allenson demonstrated the uke by playing WIld Thing. Never had a lesson.

Mahogany Ukulele donated by the Kala Ukulele Company, signed by award-winning uke player, songwriter and composer Nellie McKay. Her music has been used in Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy, and Weeds, among others. MC Charlie Allenson demonstrated the uke by playing WIld Thing. Never had a lesson.

Red Farm is one of NYC’s premier Chinese Restaurants. To quote the New York Times, “At Red Farm, the food goes to 11.”

Red Farm is one of NYC’s premier Chinese Restaurants. To quote the New York Times, “At Red Farm, the food goes to 11.”

Who doesn’t love a good concert?  Four concert tickets to the event of your choice at Brooklyn Bowl.

Who doesn’t love a good concert?  Four concert tickets to the event of your choice at Brooklyn Bowl.

To keep our mind, bodies and spirits in sync and focused, Brooklyn's own Tangerine Hot Power Yoga donated a gift certificate for its unique vinyasa yoga classes: http://tangerinehotpoweryoga.com

To keep our mind, bodies and spirits in sync and focused, Brooklyn's own Tangerine Hot Power Yoga donated a gift certificate for its unique vinyasa yoga classes: http://tangerinehotpoweryoga.com

A legendary Ovation acoustic electric guitar in ruby red signed by all of the performers.It was donated by Ovation Guitars. It came with a gift certificate for guitar lessons donated by The NYC Guitar School. Plus a $50 gift certificate to Sam Ash Music to spend on whatever.

A legendary Ovation acoustic electric guitar in ruby red signed by all of the performers.It was donated by Ovation Guitars. It came with a gift certificate for guitar lessons donated by The NYC Guitar School. Plus a $50 gift certificate to Sam Ash Music to spend on whatever.

 

SPEAKERS

          Trenelle Gabay, President of the Carey Gabay Foundation

          Trenelle Gabay, President of the Carey Gabay Foundation

     Jumaane Williams, New York City Council Member

     Jumaane Williams, New York City Council Member

                          New York State Senator Liz Kreuger

                          New York State Senator Liz Kreuger

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

             Crystal Gabay-Nurse, Alphonso David, Counsel to the              Governor of NY, Andrew Cuomo and Trenelle Gabay

             Crystal Gabay-Nurse, Alphonso David, Counsel to the

             Governor of NY, Andrew Cuomo and Trenelle Gabay

                Letitia James, New York City Public Advocate

                Letitia James, New York City Public Advocate

                New York State Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon

                New York State Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon