FAME: Music Is Life!

Music Is Life!

Saturday, June 27, 2015 . 6PM
Artwork provided by FAME

Event Attributes

Estimated Length: 
2 hours including intermission

Join us for a soulful musical celebration in honor of the life and work of The Honorable Wayne K. Curry, former Prince George’s County Executive.


  • National recording artist, Eric Roberson
  • Nat Adderley, Jr., international pianist, composer and former music director and arranger for music icon Luther Vandross
  • Tulani (a.k.a. Rashida Jolley), Vocalist, Harpist & Songwriter
  • Youth Musicians from Prince George’s County
  • Host: Tony Richards, Sirius/XM/FM Radio

Presented by Prince George’s County Council

  • Mel Franklin, Council Chair, District 9
  • Derrick Leon Davis, Council Vice Chair, District 6
  • Deni Taveras, District 2
  • Todd M. Turner, District 4
  • Andrea Harrison, District 5
  • Karen Toles, District 7

Proceeds will benefit

  • The Wayne K. Curry Lung Cancer Disparity Awareness Fund whose goal, per Mr. Curry, is to “identify and publicize the great disparities of treatment of cancers in America … the most ferocious cancer of them all."
  • FAME —Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit which seeks to positively impact the lives of youth through access to quality music, education, programs, and experiences.