Seven student bands consisting of kids aged 9-18 years old are gearing up to jam out for Rock to the Future’s free Holiday Showcase happening Friday, December 20 at 6 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church in Philadelphia.
The inspirational non-profit Rock to the Future provides free after school music education to under-served students in the Philadelphia community, hosting a yearly holiday gala where hard-working kids are given a platform to showcase the skills they’ve acquired throughout the semester. These student rockers will performing original songs, family-friendly cover songs, and rocking holiday songs from traditional numbers to The Ramones’ “Merry Christmas, I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight” (now that’s more like it).
The all-ages show is free, but donations are accepted. Following the showcase, Rock to the Future will hold a holiday potluck, and all attending are encouraged to bring their favorite holiday treat. Get more information on the event here. Learn more about Rock to the Future in The Key’s interview here.