Dance and Donate expanded in April with an Open Mic Format, and the events included all talent.
Their April event was held Monday, April 25th at 7 p.m. at Gastro 49 Bar and Grill, in Chesterton Indiana to a packed standing room only audience. Acts included singing, guitar, piano, poetry and comedy led by Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter.
The event is hosted by Keenan Baxter, a local jazz pianist of the Chicagoland – NWIndiana area, is a Grammy Contender (2006) and also an arranger/producer/composer. Keenan offers a FULL BAND SOUND performing original music & a few favorites. As a composer, he had over a dozen CDs to his credit by the age of 21. He is # 1 in the Valparaiso in Jazz by Reverbnation where you can listen, see videos & connect. When you hear him play his own compositions you know that you are in the presence of a musical genius.
There was also jewelry and ceramics, essential oils art, wraps and beach body friends. Folks were invit3ed to bring a canned good, dog item, or a donations for the community. Food and Drink specials were availalbe the whole night, so even if you didn’t make the performance, attendees could still come and partake in the festivities.
Meet new people, enjoy the extras, and support a worthy cause while having fun.
Under 21 were welcome. All performers and vendors are welcom, so please send an email to the following address for consideration for more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.