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Denver — By thedenverguide on September 17, 2009 at 11:48 am
Filed under: benefits, concerts, Events, red rocks amphitheatre

Free Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre September 20th

On Sunday, September 20th, Red Rocks Amphitheater [map] is hosting a free concert called Journey of Hope Concert. The goal of the concert is to inspire the people of Denver and surrounding areas to get active in their community.

The free concert is presented by Pennies for Peace and Homevibe. Pennies for Peace is an award-winning program for youth and Homevibe gives artists and fans a chance to experience quiet, acoustic sets of music in small venues.

Although the event is free, tickets are still required to attend. The free tickets are available from any one of these location: Will Call, Barnes & Noble at Denver West, ReadyTalk (1598 Wynkoop, Denver) and Jonesey’s Eat & Bar (400 E. 20th Ave., Denver).

The concert features Greg Mortenson, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and who wrote the bestseller, Three Cups of Tea. and his award-winning international learning program, Pennies For Peace. Also appearing on stage is Bradiggan, a human right activists and indy rocker, Colorado Children’s Chorale, singer-songwriter Megan Burtt, and the acoustic trio Dakota Blonde.

You can also see video interviews with author and journalist Tom Brokaw, Pulitzer Prize winner Sheryl WuDunn, New York Times writer Nick Kristof and found of TOMS , Blake MyCoskie.

The Journey of Hope event kicks off with an exhibit fair which showcases non-profit organizations created by youth from 5-7 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. and goes until 10 p.m.

The concert is “free” but since it is a benefit concert, it’s recommended that you bring some money anyway as a donation. Parking cost $10

Image Credit: flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/imelda/ / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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