As Charlie Greene notes “We love to write and perform our music and it is always extra special when we can bundle the show into a great cause for a great organization like Amos House. What’s nice is that the donations of winter weather clothing go directly to those in need immediately. Instant gratification. What a wonderful way to pay it forward for those who could use some help as the cold weather approaches”.
Drummer Gary Santos points out “Last year was our first attempt at this type of benefit and the turnout was outstanding and the donations exceeded our expectations. It only made sense to make it an annual event and Thanksgiving makes for the perfect time for many reasons”.
The event was Charlie Greene & The Blessed Sons’ first show with the band’s new lineup featuring Patrick Dow on keyboards and Michael Magne on bass guitar which came on the cusp of their forthcoming EP to be released in mid-December.
Opening the show was RI based original artist Beth Killian. NBC WJAR 10 News were on hand to cover the show and interview those involved. The segment was aired later that evening and in the morning, noting that people could continue to donate to the cause. Benefit concert gathers winter essentials for the homeless at Amos House | WJAR (turnto10.com)
To learn more about Amos House and how you can help visit www.AmosHouse.com.