Sunday, 08 October 2017 7:00 - 9:30pm
Seminole Theatre
18 N. Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL, US

 

John Popper Lorenzo Ford

Hurricane Irma Benefit Concert featuring Blues Traveler's John Popper. 25 Years Ago, the Seminole Theatre was nearly wiped off the map from Hurricane Andrew. It took 23 years for us to open our doors again. We were spared by Hurricane Irma, but many of our friends in the Florida Keys, the west coast of Florida and the Caribbean were not. So we have teamed up with John Popper, Lorenzo Ford, and The Rotary Club of Homestead to create a benefit concert to help the Florida Keys recover. Proceeds from the concert and fundraiser will go to the Rotary Clubs of the lower keys and the United Way of the Florida Keys, where 100% of proceeds will go directly to those who need it.

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rotary logoSo join us for a night of great music, for a great cause!

Find out more about the United Way of the Florida Keys Hurricane Irma fund here http://www.keysunitedway.org/

Find out more about the Rotary Club of Homestead here http://homesteadrotary.org/


JOHN POPPER, the iconic, charismatic lead singer of Blues Traveler, the popular rock and jam band from the 1990's celebrating their 30th anniversary this fall, brings his harmonica and bandmate Ben Wilson, on piano, to share AN EVENING WITH BLUES TRAVELER'S JOHN POPPER - THE HITS. THE STORIES. THE EXPERIENCE.

 Using his harmonica designed uniquely by Fender and his legendary voice, Popper entertains with an evening of classic Blues Traveler's tunes, "Run Around," "Hook," and "But Anyway," breaking down the hits and sharing the stories from his long and successful colorful career, from the formation of Blues Traveler, his relationship with H.O.R.D.E Festival, all the way to his involvement with the Grateful Dead.

    Popper is widely considered a virtuoso, thought to be the greatest harmonica player in rock music. Formed in 1987, Blues Traveler has platinum and gold albums to their credit. Over their 30 year illustrious career, Popper has been the voice on more than 10 million albums and 2000 live shows in front of 30 million people. "Run-Around" is the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history and earned them a Grammy. A television favorite, they have been featured on Saturday Night Live, Austin City Limits and VH1's Behind the Music, and they hold the record for most appearances of any artist on The Late Show with David Letterman.

 No topic is off limits when one of the greatest voices of a generation shares his behind the music stories, band exploits, hit songs and favorite covers. Imagine VH1 Storytellers meets MTV Unplugged!

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Opening for John Popper- Katrina Woolverton

Katrina Woolverton is an American singer/songwriter and recording artist from Los Angeles, California. She rose to fame in 2011 with the release of her debut album In The Blink Of An Eye that featured three top charting singles, "Shame on Me", "OPM" and "So Eden" Katrina was named iHeartRadio's "Artist to Watch in 2011" and was the opening act in the U.S. for Meatloaf during the Mad, Mad World Tour 2012. 

Tickets and information are also available at the Seminole Theatre box office, 786-650-2073 or at 18 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL. The box office is open Tuesday-Saturday 12:00-6:00pm.

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Lorenzo Ford SquareSpecial Thanks to our generous sponsor, Lorenzo Ford,  The Fastest-Growing Ford Dealership in Miami and South Florida.  Lorenzo Ford has made this benefit concert possible with their sponsorship, so we all can better support victims of Hurricane Irma.

Lorenzo Ford is a family owned Ford Dealership in Miami Dade, located in Homestead just minutes away from Kendall, The Florida Keys, Pinecrest and South Miami, but many customers come to us from all over South Florida and even further. Why? Very simple. We can offer them the very best deals on a new Ford or a used vehicle from our large selection of most makes and models, from luxury to as inexpensive as $3000, priced thousands below retail.

Visit their website at http://www.lorenzoford.com/ , in person at 30725 S Federal Hwy (US 1) Homestead, Miami Dade, FL 33030, or give them a call at (866) 370-8011 for your car, truck, and automotive needs.


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The Theatre originally opened on November 26, 1921 as a cinema, primarily showing the then popular silent movies. The Seminole Theatre quickly became the place to go for entertainment and social gatherings in South Dade County and the upper Keys.

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Seminole Theatre
Address:
18 N Krome Ave
Homestead, FL 33030, United States
Box Office Phone:
786-650-2073
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