Rock concert commemorates 9/11
“Rock of Faith: The Transformation of the Soul Spoken through Rock Music” will feature the music of Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Chesney, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow and many others, performed by 16 talented contemporary music singers. They will be accompanied by a seven-piece band made up of some of Northeast Ohio’s best contemporary instrumentalists. This gala event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, in commemoration of 9/11.
The event runs from 4:30 to 10 p.m. in the church sanctuary, at 3630 Fairmount Boulevard, at Eaton Road. It will include a BBQ dinner from 5-6:30 p.m., and dessert, and raffle at intermission.
All proceeds will benefit the First Baptist Church Contemporary Music Fund.
Tickets are $25 each, $45 per couple and $75 for a family of three or more. Admission for college students with a valid ID is $15, and children under five are free. Child care will be provided.
Tickets are available at the door, but reservations are encouraged. Call Karen at 216-496-5672.
G. Michael Skerritt is chair of the First Baptist Church Music and Fine Arts Committee.