Boca Raton's Lynn University was hit especially hard by the January 12 Haiti earthquake -- four students and four professors who were tragically killed there while providing care as part of the Journey of Hope course. Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, who lives locally, decided to do his part to honor the fallen members of the Lynn community with a series of concerts between April 30 and May 1. Proceeds from the two-night, three-show event will go to a special scholarship fund.
Photo by Ian Witlin
Read the release and get details about the concerts after the jump.
The concerts held on Lynn University's campus include:
$300 - Chris Carrabba "unplugged" benefit performance
Friday, April 30, 6 p.m., in the Schmidt Studio of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
You'll be up-close and personal at this exclusive VIP unplugged performance with Chris Carrabba in the intimate Schmidt Studio of the new Wold Performing Arts Center. Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres in this intimate, personal setting, plus a free ticket to Friday's 8 p.m. Dashboard Confessional benefit concert with the Lynn University Conservatory of Music's Philharmonia Orchestra. Limited seating.
$75 - Dashboard Confessional with the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra benefit concert
Friday, April 30, 8 p.m., in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Dashboard Confessional will be accompanied by the Lynn University Philharmonia Orchestra in the newly opened, state-of-the-art Wold Performing Arts Center in an evening to be remembered at this special benefit concert. Limited seating.
$20 - Dashboard Confessional and Friends benefit concert
Saturday, May 1, 7 p.m., at the Intramural Field
Rock to the music of Dashboard Confessional at this special benefit concert on the lawn at Lynn University's campus. This is an alcohol-free event. Gates open at 6 p.m.
For additional information about the concert and to buy tickets, visit lynn.edu/benefitconcert.