École De Musique de Kirina

PFC Day Returns to Kirina, Mali

by Thea Karki

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the global community came out to show their support for the 4th Annual Playing For Change Day. The Playing For Change Foundation school in Mali, Ecole de Musique de Kirina, has actively participated in PFC Day since 2011, creating an event and sharing the joy and love with their community each year on this special day.

Weeks before the event, the students and teachers at Ecole de Musique de Kirina began making preparations for PFC Day 2014. This year’s celebration included performances by students, teachers, special guests and some of Mali’s finest musicians. The most exciting part of this PFC Day is that the students were able showcase what they’ve learned at the school for their community and the world.

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Keb’Mo’ Plays Benefit Concert in Portola Valley, CA

by Shauna Murray

Tickets are on sale now for this very special event featuring performances by three-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and bluesman, Keb’ Mo, plus San Francisco favorite LUCE Band, and Danish sensation Claes Cem. This world-class line-up will perform at an intimate gathering on a private estate in Portola Valley on Sunday, October 5, 2014, with all proceeds benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation’s music education programs in underserved communities all over the globe.

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The 4th Annual Playing For Change Day is Here!

by Jeremy Elliot

After many months of preparation, the time has come to celebrate! Saturday, September 20th, marks the 4th annual Playing For Change Day, a day when musicians and music lovers – people like you—unite through music and spring into action to create a positive global vibration and support the Playing For Change Foundation’s music education programs for kids. Here are a few highlights of the events happening all around the world, from Australia to South Africa to France to California…and many stops in between.
Join us on the journey and have a Happy PFC Day, wherever you are!

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