Memorial Concert set for Nov. 23

F riends and family of Dan Lafayette are coming together later this month to host a memorial concert in his honor.

The concert, which will benefit Lafayette’s young children, will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Whitehall Athletic Club.

The concert will feature performances by several local musicians, some of whom Lafayette performed with.

“Whitehall is a musical town and we natives all have a thread of it in our DNA. Each and every musician on this bill was influenced by Dan’s amazing skills in some way. He was a great drummer and an all-around awesome person,” wrote Alex Hyatt, who is organizing the concert and was one of Lafayette’s friends.

Some of the performers who have been invited to attend include: Second Switch, Kathi Brooks, Pete Telisky and Mark DeLuca, Flakjacket, Antecedent, ECHO, Tom Egan and Gus Breault, and Steve Martindale, Paul Round, and Jeromie Carpenter.

Organizers are asking for a donation of $10, which will include appetizers and finger foods. There will also be a silent auction and band merchandise for sale. All proceeds will benefit Lafayette’s children.

The concert is scheduled to being at 6 p.m., and doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Those who are unable to attend but would like to contribute, can mail checks to: Lafayette, Community Bank, 118 Main Street, Whitehall, NY 12887, or donate online at indiegogo.com.

For more information, search “Dan Lafayette Memorial Concert NY” on Facebook, or contact Alex Hyatt at brasihyatt@gmail.com.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Classifieds 07/29/15

Rain stops, the park rocks

Magill and Macri 3 cover

By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

Water chestnut harvester redit VT DEC

By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’

don

By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

Ride to benefit veterans

By Christina Scanlon When the bikers hit the road for the third annual ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project […]

Macuras ‘my favorite’

By Jamie Norton Daryl Magill has been lighting up the pagoda at Veterans Memorial Park for years. And every year, […]

Missing teen found

Two seemingly unrelated cases involving teens from Fair Haven, Vt., converged last week, resulting in both the arrest of a […]

Meet-n-greet famous grapplers

Brodus Clay

By Dan King Former WWE wrestler Brodus Clay will be the highlight of the World of Hurt Wrestling event tomorrow […]

Hartford to host annual sale

By Dan King There will be bargains galore next weekend in the “Heart of Washington County.” Hartford will host its […]

Despite tickets, drivers still disobey law

By Christina Scanlon A recent upswing in cell phone tickets in the village of Granville is due, in part, to […]