GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- World-renowned guitarist Matt O'Ree and his band will headline a concert Aug. 15 to benefit the Traveling Guitar Foundation.
The event is at the Captain Lawrence Brewery, 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford. It starts at 7 p.m. with music by the Kristina Koller Band to be followed by Jessica Antonette and O’Ree at about 8:30 p.m.
O'Ree beat more than 4,000 guitar players in the 2006 “King of the Blues” guitar competition with his collection of blues-rock.
Tickets are $10; RSVP here.
The Traveling Guitar Foundation's goal is to make a difference in the future of music education in local schools. The nonprofit group donates the necessary equipment for students across the country to learn guitar and other musical instruments. To date, it has worked with 25,000 students and donated hundreds of new guitars and amplifiers.