SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief.
Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the band Linkin Park after a tsunami in the Indian Ocean killed more than 200,000 people and left devastation in its wake in 12 countries including Thailand, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka. The organization is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and offers assistance to people and communities impacted by natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes. Music for Relief has provided aide in more than 30 natural disasters across the globe since its inception.
Volume Up is a local band comprised of four Spotswood High School students. Matt Vento is the group's lead vocalist. Lucas Kay and Josh Mathew play guitar for the upbeat band while Octavia Mastroianni is Volume Up's drummer. Vento, Mathew and Mastroianni are members of the Class of 2019. Kay is the only Volume Up musician who is a junior.
Tickets for the concert are $10 and can be purchased at the door on the night of the performance. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.