Be Here Now: The Second Annual Dustin Mele Memorial Concert @ Revolution Hall on Saturday

(1-r): Deputy Mayor Peter Ryan, Joe Mele, Laura Marks, Patti Quade
After last year’s inaugural Dustin Mele Memorial Concert, Dustin’s parents, Joe Mele and Patti Quade, presented a check to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Capital Region NY Area Director Laura Marks at Troy’s City Hall with Deputy Mayor Peter Ryan in attendance (1-r): Deputy Mayor Peter Ryan, Joe Mele, Laura Marks, Patti Quade

In a benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the second annual Dustin Mele Memorial Concert will be held at 6pm on Saturday (March 21) at Revolution Hall at Brown’s Brewing Co. in Troy.

In an effort to bring attention to and raise funds for suicide awareness, and celebrate Dustin’s life, the annual memorial concert was conceived last year by Dustin’s father, veteran Nippertown guitarslinger Joe Mele. Fellow musicians, family, friends and a contingent of local businesses rallied around the event last year and promise to make it a truly memorable event again on Saturday.

Minimum donation at the door is $10. If you can’t attend the concert but would like to donate, GO HERE.

Here’s the line-up of Local 518 musicians and bands shceduled to perform, all of whom are donating their time and talent:

Roland Gendron & Jeff Dooley
Emerald City
Tony Perrino’s Killer B with special guests
Chris Busone Band
Ernie Williams Band
Soul Sky
Super 400
The Blue Machine
Bluz House Rockers
Todd Hanhurst from the Refrigerators
The El Dorados featuring Johnny Rabb & Luke McNamee
Frank Daley & Matt Mirabile Band

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