Lewiston, NY (June 28, 2022) – Tedeschi Trucks Band – the Grammy winning 12-piece rock and soul band headed by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi – has partnered with Artpark and Osteria 166 / Stockthefreezer.com to host a food drive at their upcoming concert in Lewiston, NY on July 12 to benefit FeedMore WNY.
Concert goers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations. Collection boxes will be located at the upper and lower gate entrances from 3pm to 8pm.
Most needed items are: Cereal, Peanut or other Nut Butters, Canned Protein (Tuna /Chicken), Canned Soups, Stews and Chili, Canned Fruit and Vegetables, Canned or Dried Beans, Pasta & Rice, Spaghetti Sauce, Baby Food, Formula and Diapers.
“Tedeschi Trucks Band has a long history of playing at Artpark and in Western New York, says Dave Wedekindt, Artpark’s Vice President of Concerts & Marketing. “We know they have big hearts and a huge fanbase so with more than 5,000 fans expected for the concert, we knew we could make a difference together and help our neighbors in need.”
The July 12 concert at Artpark features Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos and Gabe Dixon. Tickets are still available at the box office and here:
About FeedMore WNY
FeedMore WNY’s food bank (FB) and Meals on Wheels (MOW) programs have been feeding the Western New York community for a combined history of more than 90 years. In 2020, our Meals on Wheels program provided approximately 1.4 million meals to our homebound neighbors and through congregate dining sites. Our food bank program distributed more than 17 million pounds of nutritious fresh and shelf-stable foods to nearly 300 pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and other hunger-relief agencies throughout Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties.
Artpark, located in Lewiston, NY on the banks of the scenic Niagara River gorge and seven miles from Niagara Falls, opened in 1974 as a New York State Park. Since 1996, Artpark has been managed under a contractual agreement between the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and not-for-profit organization Artpark & Company, Inc. Artpark is a major resource for culture including performing and visual arts, entertainment, and education serving over 150,000 people at 100+ public events and programs during its summer season. More info at www.artpark.net.
About Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tedeschi Trucks Band is a Grammy Award-winning 12-piece powerhouse ensemble led by the husband/wife duo of guitarist Derek Trucks and singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, “two of the best roots rock musicians of their generation” (NPR). With their own potent original songwriting alongside an extensive canon of influences, the dynamic all-star band owns a reputation for world-class musical expression bolstered by each album and every performance. The band's new project, I Am The Moon, is a career-defining release comprised of four albums and four companion films to be released throughout the summer of 2022.
Dave Wedekindt, Artpark, email@example.com 716-472-6030
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Renee Pfefer, Renee@ontourpr.com 914-806-2834