Pennies for Poverty to Host 5th Annual Music for Change to Raise Awareness and Funds

Saturday, November 3rd, we host our fifth annual Music for Change: An Evening of Good Times and Good Tunes to Benefit our Neighbors in Need at the Elks Lodge in Newburyport.

The event features return engagements of both EJ Ouellette and Crazy Maggy and Liz Frame and the Kickers.  Bring your dancing shoes! It is sure to be a great show.

EJ at the 2016 Music for Change Liz at the 2016 Music for Change










Starting at 6:30 pm, the evening also offers a selection of small plates from local restaurants, live and silent auctions and a cash bar. Music begins at 6:45 pm and the last set concludes at 10 pm. Live auction at 8:30 pm. Don’t miss this community event!

Tickets ($30) will be available in September online (for no fee) at or at Dyno Records (Middle Street).  Reserved tables for 8 can be purchased online for $240.

This year’s auction is HUGE. We will be previewing items on our Facebook Page.

Thank you to Platinum Sponsor, the Institution for Savings, Gold Sponsor, the Leeward Foundation, and Silver SponsorNewburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, to the  businesses and neighbors from Newburyport, West Newbury, Newbury, Rowley, Salisbury, and Amesbury who have contributed generously to this event, and to the volunteers and musicians who make this all possible.

All proceeds from this event go directly to address urgent needs and underfunded programs at social service organizations that help those living in poverty in Newburyport and surrounding towns.

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