Seeds of Joy | Sidewalk Serenades

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Seeds of Joy | Sidewalk Serenades

Personal Concert

SAT AUG 20 | 4PM | 5PM | 6PM | 7PM
$100 (+$4 Service Fee)

Seeds Of Joy is a music collaboration of violinist/vocalist Rebekah Geller & guitarist Michael Raitzyk. Rebekah has a foot in the classical world, playing first violin for the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra, and a foot in Irish, Scottish, Jazz, Americana, Contra Dance. She has toured with the Organic Family Band, played for the Platt Brothers on LeBron James' 2020 National Graduation video, and plays weddings and other gigs in the Baltimore area. Michael is a long-time Baltimore area musician who has lead many music projects, including Charm City Klezmer, Pacha Mama, MRJazzOrchestra, and Michael Raitzyk/Jesse Moody Trio. His latest release, Everything Must Change, is available on Bandcamp.

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Sidewalk Serenades: 

Close (But Not Too Close) Personal Concerts ushers Spring into Baltimore with short (20-30 min) performances that come directly to you. Performers will come to the confirmed address, text the resident upon arrival and, like a burst of sunlight through these gray skies, share their talents from the sidewalk. The fee for each performance will be shared between the artist and Creative Alliance to help keep the arts thriving in Baltimore! Voted 'Best Concert Series' by Baltimore Magazine 2020 "The concerts are a way to keep the arts alive and artists employed in these uncertain times with a bootstraps approach that’s truly Baltimore."

The Basics: 
• Performers come to the front of your (or loved one's) home and perform for 20-30 minutes.
• Performances will occur in Baltimore City. Not in Baltimore City? Email to confirm your address is accessible through this program.
• Ticket sales end when all slots are booked OR at 8am day of the concerts.
• If there is poor weather, concerts will be rescheduled to the next nice day, if possible.

What if I want to purchase a concert for someone else???
• Just leave the name, address, and cell number of the person the concert is for in the COMMENTS section when you check out online.

What if I live in an apartment?
• Performers will not enter an apartment or shared home but can perform in front of the complex or on the side of a building. This works the best with musicians that project well (horns, trios, etc).

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