Little Kids Rock Gala Raises $1.3 Million For Music Education

Last week, Little Kids Rock, the national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in public schools, raised $1.3 million at their annual benefit.

Mike Myers, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Michael McKean and Darlene Love

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The evening, which honored Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt and City Winery CEO Michael Dorf, was held at the PlayStation Theater.

Costello was presented with the Rocker of the Year Award by actor Mike Myers, and Raitt received the Lifetime Achievement Award from her friend Harry Connick Jr. Grammy nominated soul singer Bettye Lavette, who performed Blackbird during the ceremony, presented to Dorf, who was honored for his extensive philanthropic work, including efforts on behalf of expanding music education for underprivileged youth through the annually produced “Music of” tribute concerts.

Harry Connick Jr Speaks At Little Kids Rock Benefit

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