Thursday, August 14, 2008

TV ON THE RADIO Benefit Performance for SFOTE "Laventille Bus" Fundraiser at Santos Party House (NYC) This Monday 8/18

SFOTE and Santos Party House are pleased to present a benefit concert with performances by Simply Fly (aka a little band called TV On The Radio), Dragons of Zynth and the Brooklyn Jumbies Drummers.

This special evening will benefit SFOTE's 2008 Educational Initiative, which provides children free sustainable transportation to and from school. 100% of the door proceeds from this concert will go to the busing system in Laventille, Trinidad.

SFOTE found that Laventille, an economically impoverished and crime-ridden area in Trinidad, had a particular problem: even though there is a free public school system, there is no public bus system. Because the cost of transportation is high ($2 each way per child), many children in the area eventually drop out of school because their parents are unable to afford bus fare for their entire family of children.

Tickets for the benefit show are $30 in advance and will be available via TicketWeb. After the band segment concludes, guests will be welcome to stay on for a special dance party featuring an array of guest DJs, including Tunde from TVOTR and more to be announced in coming days.

For more information on SFOTE and this special benefit evening, please contact Nina Woolf at or (718) 233-3367