On Tuesday, a post media alert and photos were released of the VH1 Save the Music Foundation Family Day 2013 NYC. The daylong festival on Saturday featured performances by student bands Out of Ideas and TBNB along with a live deejay set by DJ Fulano. Congressman Jerrold Nadler was also in attendance to show his support for the interactive music expo.
On Saturday, VH1and Parenting Magazine presented the VH1 Save the Music Foundation's Family Day. The free, family fun day was open to the public at The Anderson School in New York City. The daylong festival saw more than 1,400 guests. Attendees enjoyed live performances from Out of Ideas and TBNB, both a part of the “Come Join The Band!” music school.
The exciting live deejay set was performed by nine-year-old DJ Fulano. This protege of DJ Cassidy is also recording a rap album and modeling for major publications and clothing brands. Congressman Nadler attended to to show is his support for the expo that gave children of all ages an opportunity to express their love of music, creativity and culture.
During the day, friends and families had a chance to play, learn and celebrate music together. Fun features at the festival included “Welcome To The Jungle” interactive stations, Juice Box Rated Workshops hosted by Disney, “Try This” Instrument Discovery Zone and more. The street vendor food showcase in the parking lot included Toum, Palenque Homemade Colombian, La Bella Torte and Coolhaus. They all donated 10 percent of each sale to the Foundation. The 2013 VH1 Save the Music Foundation Family Day also included an impressive array of featured products from 92.3, Disney, Parenting Magazine and many others.
The VH1 Save the Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the instrumental music education programs in public schools across America. They also raise awareness about the importance of music to each child's education. Since its inception in 1997, the Foundation has given over $49.5 million in musical instruments to 1,850 public schools. This impacts the lives over more than 2 million children. To find out more, contact VH1 Save the Music Foundation at 1515 Broadway, 20th Floor. New York, NY 10036, phone 212-846-7882, or visit their website.