Here's to Life!

September 25, 2016

12pm to 7pm


A Fundraiser for the American Foundation for

Suicide Prevention

The Kingston

333 S Fair Oaks Ave

Pasadena, CA 91105

Show 1

12pm - 3pm

Our first show's opening act includes a live Big Band, and is hosted by Bill A. Jones and jazz vocalist Martha Taylor LaCroix.

Watch swing dancers perform a tribute to tap dancer Chance Taylor, and enjoy a jazz band featuring L.A.'s finest jazz singers.

Come learn from pros who have sung with Stevie Wonder and Bette Midler in a two hour Backup Singer Workshop.


Showcase your vocal talent in a Karaoke/Open Mic Contest with a live band as backup and celebrity judges to rate your performance!


Make your own contribution to suicide prevention by entering the Best Original Song Contest with a song that includes a suicide prevention or anti-bullying message.

Rap, hip hop, spoken word, and live art performances are all a part of this show's lineup, as well as an indie rock band, a young jazz artist band, and a salsa band!


Tickets to the first show include a goodie box lunch and a free raffle ticket!

Show 2

4pm - 7pm

The second show kicks off with another spectacular Big Band performance, and features a screening of actor Jeff Goldblum's video tribute to saxophonist Zane Musa.

The show is packed with fun activities such as Linda Morgan's "Jazz Living Legends" jam session, a live band backing a Motown Favorites Singalong, Salsa Lessons, and a Brazilian Dance Party!


The evening culminates in a grand finale, featuring celebrities including Sally Kellerman (Hot Lips from MASH), H.B. Barnum, Jay Jackson, Nolan Shaheed, and film composer Artie Butler.

Tickets to the second show include a dinner buffet and complimentary champagne. Join us for a musical artistic feast of inspiration, hope and awareness for all ages!