Debut performance of original works by Code Listen teen and police officer musicians at Dorchester's National Night Out, featuring original songs! Entire event runs 5:30-8:30pm and includes appearances by Mayor Walsh, Police Commissioner Evans, and BPD command staff.
Come hear the debut performance of a talented band of police officers from around the City. This performance of favorite popular songs and a couple originals is part of an ensemble-building process among officers prior to a series of songwriting music-based dialogue workshops with teens.
Officer Steven Collette, C6 South Boston, guitar and voice
Officer Kim Tavares, D4 South End, voice
Detective Jeremiah Benton, BPD Academy, bass
Sergeant John Burns, C11 Dorchester, drums
We wlll also be partnering with Art Commons to engage passersby with onsite art-making during and after the performance.
Code Listen is collaborating with Riverview Chamber Players' Harmony and Hope: Responding to Violence With Music all-day concert (12-hours, 12 concerts), working with director Rebecca Strauss to honor and remember individuals lost to violence. Four families will be speaking about their loved ones lost to violence at four different concerts that day.
Code Listen artist Shaw Pong Liu will perform with colleagues Tanya Maggi and Julia Cash at the 3pm-4pm concert.