Bring Back the Music

Bring Back the Music

The IS-318 Jazz Band Led by Maestro Willy Hakim
The IS-318 Guitar Ensemble/Rock Band Led by Ed Healy
Councilmember Steve Levin and Friends
Assemblyman Joe Lentol (Winner of Legislative Idol)
Fred Rubino's Band: The Newtown Creek Ramblers
Hugh Pool, Mulebone and Friends
The stars of the documentary "Brooklyn Castle"

Hugh Pool

Rock, country & blues.


Mulebone is a partnership comprised of multi-instrumentalist, John Ragusa and roots music specialist, Hugh Pool. The launching pad for their musical expression is traditional blues.

Together they have recorded a CD which spent 15 weeks in the Top 100 Albums in America. Along with playing live and TV appearances, they won blues artist of the year at radio stations from Seattle, Washington to Red Bank, New Jersey. Any given week, you may find them playing clubs in NYC or entertaining at private parties thrown by David Rockefeller, Bruce Wasserstein and list of other East Coast residents who are enthusiastic about bringing these boys in for a party by road, sea or air.

Stars of the documentary "Brooklyn Castle"

BROOKLYN CASTLE tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard, and is as much about the sting of their losses as it is about the anticipation of their victories. Ironically, the biggest obstacle thrust upon them arises not from other competitors but from recessionary budget cuts to all the extracurricular activities at their school. BROOKLYN CASTLE shows how these kids’ dedication to chess magnifies their belief in what is possible for their lives. After all, if they can master the world’s most difficult game, what can’t they do?

Tickets Available at the Door

A Benefit concert to raise funds for the after-school programs at IS-318. Sponsored By: Councilmember Steve Levin, Brooklyn Bowl, Norman & Elaine Brodsky, Town Square, Main Drag Music, Brooklyn Brewery. Organized by the students! Dedicated to Fred Rubino: former beloved Principal/Superintendent of IS-318.

All ages before 9:00 PM, 21+ after 9:00 PM

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