June 3, 2010, Los Angeles, CA - Joanne Lara, founder and Director of Autism Movement Therapy, Inc, and Vicky Hamilton, of Aesthetic V Management, have come together to present â€œThe Vibe Tribe All-Star Jam,â€? a musical benefit for children with special needs. A night of all-star talent will perform live at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills on June 9th from 8-11:30 p.m. The house band for the evening will be The Vibe Tribe, one of L.A.â€™s leading Rock â€˜N Roll bands with multi-platinum artist Alan Parsons headlining.
In addition to Alan Parsons, The Vibe Tribe All-Star Jam brings together a mega-talent lineup including The Good Listeners, stars of the documentary â€œDonâ€™t Quit Your Daydreamâ€? (produced by Adrian Grenier of Entourage) which just earned them the Special Jury Award at the Nashville Film Festival. Nathan Khyber of The Good Listeners will be joining Alan Parsons on vocals. Also performing
June 9th will be American Idolâ€™s Chris Golightly, as well as SXSW favorites Triple Cobra. Other notable performers include Chadwick, a widely recognized singer of blues and jazz standards; Susan Sheller, a local resident mom of a child with autism; and Grey De Lisle and Jack Dill.
â€œWe see this as a great opportunity to help children with autism while bringing together some of the most talented artists in our industry,â€? states Joanne Lara, founder of Autism Movement Therapy. â€œAll proceeds from The Vibe Tribe All-Star Jam will help fund a therapy dog for a child with autism and what better way to help than with music,â€? concludes Lara.
Sponsors for the event include such leading professionals, companies and institutions such as Authentik Artists, Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound Recording, The Alternate Root, Canyon Club, The Good Listeners, Hippie Chips, KLOS 95.5 FM and Music Connection.
About Autism Movement Therapy, Inc. Drawing on twenty years as a professional dancer and ten years as a Moderator/Severe Education Specialist, founder Joanne Lara, M.A., created Autism Movement Therapy (AMT), which incorporates movement and music in collaboration with Positive Behavior Support to assist those with autism in meeting and achieving their speech, language, social and academic goals. AMT is an empowering strategy that connects both the left and right hemispheres of the brain while cognitively remapping neurological pathways. www.autismmovementtherapy.com
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