Montclair To Hold Fourth Annual Concert for Haiti

BY  |  Sunday, Jan 06, 2013 8:00am

The James Maddock Band and Earthman Experience with Jephté Guillaume headline Montclair’s Fourth Annual Concert for Haiti, Saturday, February 2.

“Please join us to help give children at Edeyo School a free, quality education. Bring your kids and neighbors for a night of singing, donating, eating homemade treats, and strengthening your community while helping Edeyo School, “ says Cindy Stagoff, event organizer.

Edeyo is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering children in Haiti through education. Also featured will be local musicians, including: Jazz House Kids, Stephen Bryant, Passing Notes, Big Mamou, Meredith Greenberg & Leora Perlman, Bob Mellman, Oxygen Box Band, and Eva Goldfarb & Rob Maskin.

The evening’s speakers will be Dr. James Morgan, co-founder of LAMP for Haiti and Conor Bohan, Founder/Director of HELP (Haitian Education and Leadership Program).

“For the past three years, the Montclair community has been incredibly generous in supporting Edeyo at this event,” says Stagoff. “Donations have helped Edeyo operate their school in Bel-Air, Haiti and provided support for their building fund. The need for financial support continues to be great and we hope to be able again to raise awareness about and funds for Edeyo Foundation.”

What: Fourth Annual Concert for Haiti
When: Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (doors 7 pm)
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church St., Montclair
Admission/Donation: $20 adult/$5 children. Additional donations are encouraged and appreciated. All proceeds will be donated to Edeyo Foundation.

Tickets are available at Watchung Booksellers (54 Fairfield St) and Terra Tea Salon (50 South Fullerton at Montclair Public Library) or online at

Sponsors and organizers of this year’s event include Whole Foods Market, Outpost in the Burbs, Take Back the Kitchen, Comfort Food Kitchen, Terra at the Isabel Rose Cafe, Jerry Fried, Cindy Stagoff, Kelly & Joseph McDonald, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Varisco Levy Family, Kelly & David Ferguson, Sigrid Gabler, Judith Scheuer & Joseph Mellicker, Chris Kunstadter, Steve Cutaia, Robert Mellman, Temple Ner Tamid, Susan & Chris Gifford, The Giles Family, The Silver Family Foundation, Gail Prusslin, The Siddons Family, Nadia Regazzin, and Antonella Cacciatori.

Watch a video of the James Maddock Band performing “Stay You” at Rockwood Music Hall, in New York City:

Listen to Jephté Guillaume:

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