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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host Blues Benefit Concert at the Bruce

By Anne White

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Connecticut (BBBSCT) has announced an exciting benefit concert, featuring a lineup of outstanding musical talents, set to take place on April 9, at The Bruce Museum in Greenwich. This event promises an evening of high-caliber entertainment and community engagement, supporting the crucial mentorship work of BBBSCT.

The event, aptly titled the “Big Brothers Big Sisters Blues Benefit Concert,” will showcase the talents of The James Montgomery Blues Band and Wyc Grousbeck, lead owner of the Boston Celtics. In a noteworthy collaboration, the concert will also feature a special guest performance by The Uptown Horns, a legendary brass ensemble renowned for their work with a host of iconic rock, pop, and R&B artists.

James Montgomery, a celebrated figure in the blues scene, brings a rich history of musical expertise to the event. The addition of The Uptown Horns, known for their dynamic and powerful performances, is expected to elevate the concert experience significantly. Wyc Grousbeck, besides his well-known role with the Boston Celtics, showcases his musical prowess, contributing to the unique blend of talents on display.

The concert will commence with a reception at 7 PM, followed by the main event at 8 PM. Attendees will be treated not only to exceptional musical performances but also to an array of drinks and food, adding to the festive atmosphere of the evening. Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, along with other notable figures, will join Wyc Grousbeck, Emilia Fazzalari, and James Montgomery in hosting this special event.

This benefit concert is more than just an evening of entertainment; it is a crucial fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Connecticut. The organization, dedicated to nurturing children and young adults through mentorship, relies on such events to fund its vital programs. These initiatives have been instrumental in positively impacting the lives of young people across the state by providing them with guidance, support, and opportunities.

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the event are available, with further information accessible through BBBSCT’s website and dedicated events email. Interested parties are encouraged to reach out early, as the unique lineup and noble cause are expected to draw significant interest from the community and beyond.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Blues Benefit Concert presents a rare opportunity for music enthusiasts and community supporters to come together for a cause that resonates deeply across Connecticut. The combination of musical excellence and a commitment to youth mentorship makes this event a standout occasion in this year’s social calendar.

For more information, potential attendees and sponsors are directed to email events@ctbigs.org or call 860-525-5437. Details and updates can also be found on the organization’s website, ctbigs.org/events

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