by Peter Aaron
This touring benefit concert is being presented locally by the Music in Common organization at Dewey Hall in Western Massachusetts. It starts at 3pm on Pearl’s birthday, October 10, and continues on October 11. The list of performers includes Chris Merenda & the Wheel, Rob Sanzone & Visceral Impact, the Joint Chiefs, Berkshire Mountain Rambler, Highland, Justin Hillman, JoAnne Spies, Todd Mack & His Band of Dreams, Katherine Winston, Abby Lappen, Jessica Roemischer, Madison & Raiche Wright, Lee Rogers, David Hodge, Aidan O'Brien, Graham & Barbara Dean, Steve Mole, Jaane Doe, and many more.
And here’s a short video that features Mack explaining the genesis of the concert and includes some moments from past FODfest events:
FODfest takes place on October 10 and 11 at Dewey Hall in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Admission is free, but donations for the cause are appreciated. For more information, call (413) 229-2357 or visit www.deweyhall.com.