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Author Negron, Star-Studded Line-up to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

By Newsmax Wires   |   Monday, 19 Nov 2012 06:15 PM

An all-star cast of celebrities will light up the night for Hurricane Sandy victims next Friday in New York. Through the "Music Power NY Hurricane Relief Fund," aid will go to victims of the superstorm who are seeking food and shelter on Long Island. The event is presented by Greg Jagenburg, William O'Connell, Ray Negron, Patricia Slawson and Jeanne Fontana, and Music Power NY.
More information can be found in the video and press release below:

"Music Power NY will host a benefit concert November 29th at 7:30 PM at the Tilles Center at LIU-Post in Brookville. The money raised will be used to directly benefit storm victims of Hurricane Sandy seeking food and shelter on Long Island through the "Music Power NY Hurricane Relief Fund." Grammy Award artist José Feliciano is insistent this event take place by supporting Music Power NY to follow their hearts in light of the situation here on Long Island as the importance of the cause will help as many people possible. Feliciano could not be more on point about Music Power holding this "Music of the Night" concert.
"New York Yankees Broadcaster Michael Kay will play a very important role emceeing along with actor "Chazz" Palminteri. Palminteri is best known for his performances in The Usual Suspects, A Bronx Tale, and his Academy Award nominated role for Best Supporting Actor in Bullets Over Broadway.
 "Palminteri said, "The essence of a human being is how he can give of himself to fellow human beings during the most difficult of times and that is why I am volunteering for this invaluable cause." New York Yankees Playoff Hero, Raul Ibanez will also be attending the event to show his support. You do not have to be present to help.
"The event comes alive with some of the greatest musical talent together in one show. This Music of the Night features Billy Joel's music with Michael Del Giudice and the band Big Shot, with legendary Billy Joel band Guitarist, Tommy Byrnes. Also performing is the sensational Broadway star Ciarán Sheehan (Phantom of the Opera) with Sarah Pfisterer. Sinatra artist Charles Gange with one of America's hottest new stars Beau Badrick, recently signed by Lady Gaga's Producers will add yet more variety. There's more: long time singer Prentiss McNeil who toured with The Drifters for 27 years will make a special guest appearance. McNeil played on the road with The Drifters, an R & B Group with hit songs such as: "Stand By Me," "Up on the Roof," and "Some Kind of Wonderful."

More talent will be announced as the list grows. There are only 2,000 seats available for this star-studded event."

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