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Virtual Streaming Concert featuring Gypsy jazz band Hot Club of Philadelphia

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First in a series of virtual concerts organized by Barry Wahrhaftig, the leader of the HCPhilly. 

The goal to help folks who have been hit hard by COVID-19, including families already at the edge of the safety net and fellow local musicians. The shows will be live-streamed from a restored 100-year-old sheep barn on the Pitcarin Estate in Huntingdon Valley, PA, and will feature popular and up-and-coming local jazz and folk-pop acts. Strict safety protocol will be observed: duos and trios only, safely distanced and masked, with only one tech person on site. StageTrip.net, a state-of-the-art local AVI production company, will be handling sound and multi-camera HD video.

A portion of the proceeds from each show will be donated to local COVID-19 relief efforts.

Weavers Way Co-op in Philly is partnering with Barry and Circle ‘D’ Productions to promote the series. The shows will run on Wednesdays 2-3 times per month, 8:30-9:45. June 10-Phyllis Chapell Duo, June 17-Maci Miller & Tim Brey, Jazz piano and vocal, and Marty Grosz & Danny Tobias 20’s & 30’s Hot Jazz on June 24.

The shows will be streamed at this link: https://stagetrip.net/stagetriptv/

Donations can be sent through PayPal to [email protected]. Additionally, the organizers have set up a GoFundMe page to help cover costs for the tech workers.

Above photo: L-R, Jim Stager, Barry Wahrhaftig & Joseph Arnold   photo credit – Howard Pitkow

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