The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is pleased to announce a benefit concert starring John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band
. The “Hearts on Fire” benefit concert is a celebration of Jesse’s birthday on June 30th at the Ives Theater in Danbury, CT. Doug Allen
will perform his tribute to Jesse, “Choose Love” and more.
Join us for a day of music, food trucks, and family fun in celebration of Jesse Lewis, a victim in the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Net proceeds will benefit the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more safer and peaceful world by giving all children access to social and emotional learning.
The legendary “East Coast Rock’n’Roll” group John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band began their career in 1972 and achieved mainstream success in the 1980s with the “Eddie & The Cruisers – Motion Picture Soundtrack”. The hit single “On the Dark Side” held the “Number-One” position on the Billboard Rock charts and the MTV video charts for five consecutive weeks. The album sold over 3 million copies and was certified triple Platinum by the RIAA.
The title track from the group’s 1985 follow-up album Tough All Over became their second “Number-One” single on the Billboard Rock charts and the song C-I-T-Y reached the Billboard Top 20. John Cafferty’s solo track “Hearts on Fire” was featured in the Sylvester Stallone film “Rocky IV” and he received his second double Platinum soundtrack award. Over the years John has placed 35 songs in major motion pictures. Today John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band continue to tour and bring their exciting live shows to fans around the world. In 2012 they were inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame.