Tammy Laforest, Kelley Lennon, Heidi Nirk & JMW Chorus
Enjoy this group of talented performers to benefit Blackstone Valley Tourism Council and RI Hospitality Association’s Employee Relief Fund
Enjoy this packed night of talented performers to benefit Blackstone Valley Tourism Council and RI Hospitality Association’s Employee Relief Fund Please make a donation to https://paypal.me/bvtourism, Donations will be split between these two organizations.
Tammy Laforest is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Rhode Island. From alternative pop, to retro rock, to haunting waltzes, her pure essence of natural talent and visual and aural beauty are displayed in her live performances.
Kelley Lennon, a Cumberland native, began singing in her church choir when she was just 7 years old. While in high school, she began formal training and by the time she entered Rhode Island College as a performance major, Kelley’s pastime had grown into a full-fledged passion.
Blues singer Heidi Nirk has an inimitable voice and style all of her own. She performs the blues with her band like she’s lived a few decades on the Delta, said former bandmate Tim Lindsey, of the Blue F.O.s. Heidi has been featured at Rhode Island hosted events such as the Woonsocket, R.I. Autumnfest, the Stadium Theatre, Chans Egg Rolls & Jazz Series, the Union Station Blues Festival and the Newport Blues.
Jacqueline Walsh School For The Arts is located in Pawtucket and has the mission to academically challenge and nurture high school students with exceptional talent in the Arts who wish to explore careers in the Visual & Performing Arts.”
ABOUT THE CHARITIES: Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, which is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), needs your assistance to ensure the agency can continue the critical work we do to help: restaurants and other small businesses and attractions with the marketing necessary to bring patrons through the doors; middle school teachers that want to use our RiverClassroom programs to educate students about the environment; and stakeholders that want to partner with the Council’s Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful program to maintain and improve the communities in which we live, work and play.
The RI Hospitality Employee Relief Fund is to provide foodservice, lodging, and tourism employees who have been laid off due to COVID-19 and are facing a financial hardship in supporting their families with food and shelter an opportunity to apply for financial assistance.
Date & Time
April 30, 2020
7:00PM - 9:00PM