Charlie Pollock & Friends Kick Off Summer with Free Family Concert June 13

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The following is from a press release:

Broadway performer Charlie Pollock will bring down the house once again at The Woodland in Maplewood Village at 7 p.m. on Monday June 13, to raise funds for the Achieve Foundation’s “Vanessa Pollock Music Initiative.”

The Pollocks established the initiative with Achieve to help maintain the South Orange – Maplewood School District’s inventory of instruments, supplement scholarships for band/orchestra instrument rentals, pay for Achieve music grants to teachers and to provide private music instruction and instruments to in-need prodigious students.

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This free rock concert is a family-friendly evening of popular music by artists Prince, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, the Cars, Peter Gabriel and others that is sure to put you in the mood for summer! Charlie Pollock has appeared on Broadway in Urinetown9 to 5 the MusicalViolet and most recently, David Bowie’s musical Lazarus at New York Theater Workshop, as well as in several episodes of TV’s The Good Wife.

Scheduled to join Charlie onstage on June 13 are Kevin Kern (Finding Neverland), Brynn Williams (Lazarus, Bye Bye Birdie) and his world-class band of players. Other surprise artists are yet to be announced. Joining the concert’s lead sponsor, the Vanessa Pollock Realty Team at Keller Williams, are supporting sponsors Align Wellness Studio, Justin Messing at Eagle Mortgage, So I Heard House of Music and John Nittolo & Son Electrical Contracting.

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The Vanessa Pollock Team sees their role in the community as going beyond providing excellent professional real estate service to families in South Orange and Maplewood. They have committed themselves to vigorously supporting quality of life for all local residents by raising and donating more than $50,000 to charities, local schools, foundations and community events. The Achieve Foundation of South Orange and Maplewood is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that raises funds to promote exemplary public education for all students and educators in the community. The Pollocks and the Vanessa Pollock Realty Team advance Achieve’s objectives with their generous fundraising efforts, which provide more than $15,000 to support district music programs annually.

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