Concert raised funds, awareness for PR earthquake damage

Musicians performed to raise funds and awareness in response to the earthquakes in Puerto Rico.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Bronx County Fairs and Expo Association, Inc. and Freddy Perez, Jr. held a ‘Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief: A Concert For Our Island’ at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, January 17 to raise funds in response to the earthquake damage in Puerto Rico. Performers included eight-time Grammy award winner Eddie Palmieri, George Lamond, Arlene G, Rumberos Del Callejon, Los Hermanos Moreno, Los Hermanos Colon, Frankie Vasquez, Ray Bayona, Nayibe La Gitana, 8 Y Mas and Funk Salsa Urban.

Eight-time Grammy award winning musician Eddie Palmieri performs while wearing a Puerto Rico scarf.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Singer Frankie Vasquez.
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Background dancers performing during the concert.
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Trumpetista, musician and two-time Grammy winner Pete Nater (l) and FPJ Amusements & Entertainment Services, Inc. president Freddy Perez, Jr., who hosted and organized the event.
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The audience watches the concert performers.
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Artist Nayibe La Gitana.
Photo by Miriam Quin

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