DARIEN, Conn. – Darien natives Doug Allen, a singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tenn., and Trent Lewis and his band, The Well, will perform for a special event to benefit the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation.
The event will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11 at Jimmy Southside Tavern, 340 Heights Road, Darien.
The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to nurturing, healing and loving interactions in memory of Lewis’ nephew, Jesse, one of the first-grade students killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
"We are thrilled that Doug, a longtime family friend and outstanding musician, offered to join us," said Scarlett Lewis, Jesse's mother.
Scarlett and her son, JT, reside on a farm in Sandy Hook. While living in Darien, Lewis performed in The Well, a local band, and Allen also performed solo locally. Lewis currently lives in Norwalk and owns Barefoot & Chocolate.
A professional singer and songwriter, Allen will debut a song he specifically wrote in honor of Jesse called, "Choose Love." He will perform from 6-7:30 p.m. The Well will take the stage at 7:30 p.m.
The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Fundraiser also includes a raffle with drinks and food, as well as inspirational commentary by Jesse’s mother, the author of “Nurturing, Healing Love.”
All donations are welcome at the door.
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