2003 Fridley Graduates Cory Wong & Eric Foss perform with special guests Peña
Wednesday, May 9th at the Fridley Community Center
Time: 5:30 PM, BBQ style dinner provided. Performance begins at 6:30 PM.
Cost: $25.00 in advance or $30 at the door for erformance
Come hear musical guests Cory Wong and Eric Foss with their group Peña! Cory and Eric are 2003 graduates of Fridley High School. Cory is now nationally known for his work in Jazz. Eric is the owner of the local recording label Secret Stash Records. Most notably Eric and Cory have both been featured for their work by NPR, in National Geographic, and in the Star Tribune, just to name a
In April of 2010, Cory and Eric traveled to Lima Peru to record Afro Peruvian music. Afro Peruvian music was born directly out of the slave culture of coastal Peru. Each style or form of the genre reflects a different aspect of the life of slavery. You will not want to miss this amazing opportunity to hear some of Fridley’s own as they play and discuss their journey to Lima, Peru and the music that was born from it.
Proceeds from the event will be used as a fundraiser for Fridley’s Encore program. Encore is a new program designed with the recently retired or soon—to—retire adult in mind. Through the use of surveys and discussion, we have developed a program to meets the needs of those 50+ now. There are special interest clubs, educational offerings, wellness and special events.