The Hereafter Party – August 11, 2017

A HUGE thank you to everyone who came out to The Hereafter Party  – A Benefit for the Children’s Room
You helped raise $3,500 for The Children’s Room – Caring support for grieving children teens & families! 

Here are some great videos of a few of the live performances edited by Kristina Kehrer!

A playlist of more Hereafter Party videos from Chris Gesek.

Boston Rock Opera and Bob Voges Present:
The Hereafter Party
A Benefit for the Children’s Room

The Ultimate ’80s Dance Tribute
to David Bowie, George Michael and Prince

Friday Aug 11, 2017
ONCE Ballroom, 156 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA

 Join us for a this special one night event featuring favorite hits from the ’80s celebrating the music legends we have lost. Featuring 40 of Boston’s best musicians and performers. Three supergroups and a host of stellar vocalists from the Boston music scene, plus a crew of professional dancers, perform their hearts out and get you moving and grooving. Dress the part and come ready to dance, there will be a photo booth to vogue in and prizes for best costumes!

Tickets are $15 in advance via Ticketfly, $18 at the door.
All proceeds from the ticket sales go directly to The Children’s Room.
The show is 18+, under 18 allowed if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

In the words of the immortal David Bowie, “Let’s Dance!”

All proceeds go directly to The Children’s Room:

MC: Michael D’Angelo of Old School Game Show

Heaven’s in Here

Tribute to David Bowie

Peter Moore – Keys, Musical Director
Charles Hansen – Guitar
Chris Blue – Guitar
John Sheeran – Bass
Jim Janota – Drums
Russ Gershon – Saxophone
Melissa Gibbs
Ad Frank
John Powhida
C. Moon Mullins
Jenny Dee
Tad McKitterick
Tyra Penn

Tribute to George Michael

Joshua Pickering – Guitar, Musical Director
Pete Sutton – Bass
Chuck Ferreira – Drums
David Lieb – Keys
Eric Ortiz- Trumpet
Ethan Ben-Joseph – Saxophone
Sue Minichiello
Erica Mantone
Goddamn Glenn
Mayte Antelo
Tai Heatley
Melissa Gibbs
Lisa McColgan
Darren Buck
Gene Dante


Oh, Sheila 
Tribute to Prince

Magen Tracy – Keys, Musical Director
Catherine Capozzi – Guitar
Danielle Miraglia – Guitar
Cat Verlicco – Bass
Tamora Gooding – Drums
Allison Sigrist – Keys
Erica Mantone
Jess Collins
Nicole Marie Coogan
Gene Dante
Ali McGuirk
Tai Heatley
Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller
Linda Viens
Emily Grogan
Leesa Coyne

Special thanks: Todd Sargent, VDA Productions, the VDA Re-Purposing Initiative, Just Bill, Float Boston, Lady Chief Fiber Arts, Josh Pickering Photography, Nicole Anguish and Daykamp Creative, Sue Minichiello PR & Communications, Catalano Creative, bFresh Markets, Anngelle Wood, WZLX, JJ Gonson, Sean O’Brien and Chris Porter at ONCE Ballroom, Mick Maldonado, Eleanor Ramsay, Susan Barnaby, all our front of house volunteers and dance crew!