At a press conference for AFTEE (All for the East End), a nonprofit dedicated to raising money for East End nonprofits, introduced musician, producer and founding member of the band Chic to the community. Rodgers will be curating a dance concert on August 19 as the organization’s main fundraiser. At the conference he announced that a special guest will be Acivii, an international electronic dance music DJ. Other guest artists will be announced as the event gets closer, says Rodgers.
Part of AFTEE’s goal is to keep it affordable. So 1,000 $50 tickets will go on sale at noon for East End residents. Buy tickets here.