Music Heals International 6th Annual Spring Benefit Concert with: David Nelson & Friends feat the MHI All Stars Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Robin Sylvester, Paul Beaubrun + Very Special Surprise Guests & other artists TBA

Proceeds benefit the Rob Wasserman Memorial Fund

Music Heals International 6th Annual Spring Benefit Concert with: David Nelson & Friends feat the MHI All Stars Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz, Robin Sylvester, Paul Beaubrun + Very Special Surprise Guests & other artists TBA

Monday, May 20, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$50 (plus fees)

This event is all ages

Early Bird $50 tickets on sale now!  Ticket price goes up in a week!

Music Heals International
Music Heals International
Music Heals International (MHI) brings music and musicians to the children of Haiti and globally to inspire achievement, resiliency, and creativity.

In collaboration with J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) and Little Kids Rock (LKR), Music Heals International provides free music instruction, teacher training and musical instruments to Delmas 32 youth. MHI seeks to elevate marginalized children in Haiti and elsewhere by building their ability to successfully address life’s challenges.
David Nelson
David Nelson
David Nelson is a founding member of the New Riders of the Purple Sage and long time musical partner of Jerry Garcia’s dating back to 1962 in the pre-Grateful Dead bluegrass band, The Wildwood Boys. Nelson was also a member of the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band and performed on three Grateful Dead albums - Aoxomoxoa, Workingman’s Dead & American Beauty - playing the character laden electric guitar solo on Box of Rain. Nelson has also performed as a member of Phil Lesh and Friends.
Lebo
Lebo
Lebo (Dan Lebowitz), a founding member of ALO (Brushfire/Universal Records), tours the world playing guitar, lap steel, pedal steel and singing. When not working with ALO, he can be seen performing with one of his bands (magicgravy, Trio Lebo) or working on recording projects in his San Francisco studio, Leboland.
Robin Sylvester
Robin Sylvester
Robin Sylvester, born in London, lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is best known for his work with Bob Weir & RatDog. Although primarily a bass player, he plays several instruments, including guitar and keyboards, and has also done extensive arranging.

He began his professional music career with the a capella London Boy Singers chorus in the 1950s, and worked as a sound engineer in 1960s and 1970s in all the great studios in London, including Abbey Road. Inspired by Paul McCartney to play bass, he also used early synthesizers while playing with and producing Byzantium in 1971.

While touring with Dana Gillespie, he moved to the US in 1974. Clive Davis signed his folk rock band The Movies to Arista Records, which played in NY and LA in the late 70s. As a session musician, he worked alongside Steve Douglas, backing The Beach Boys and Ry Cooder. He also played in live acts led by Marty Balin, Mary Wells, The Shirelles, The Coasters, The Drifters, Billy Preston, Christine McVie, Steve Seskin, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Freddy Fender, Del Shannon and Vince Welnick’s Missing Man Formation.

In 2003, he joined Bob Weir & RatDog and also plays occasionally with jambands Ghosts of Electricity, Melvin Seals & JGB, David Nelson & Friends, Jemimah Puddleduck and The Rubber Souldiers.
Paul Beaubrun
Paul Beaubrun
Born into Haitian musical royalty, Paul creates a unique and transfixing sound he calls ‘Roots/Blues’. He weaves his impeccable guitar skills, rich vocals, musical ingenuity and cultural history together, all while performing a smooth mélange of both English and Creole.



He has recently been performing alongside bands and artists such as Arcade Fire, Lauryn Hill, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, David Byrne, and Maxwell. He is working closely with Jackson Browne along with several other inspiring artists including Jonathan Wilson, Habib Koite, Raul Rodriguez, Jenny Lewis and Jon Russel.



In 2015 Paul released an album titled Vilnerab, which soared directly to #1 on iTunes in the World Music category, receiving rave reviews. In 2016, He was nominated for a DORA Award by the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts for Outstanding Sound Design/Composition in the production of ESPWA/ESPOIR. In 2011 Paul was the recipient of the prestigious Unesco-Aschberg Artist in Residency Scholarship in Montreal.



He is an active board member of Artists Institute/Artists for Peace and Justice – a role that allows him to further awareness of Haitian art and culture, along with promoting the incredible talent of Haiti’s youth.
Venue Information:
Sweetwater Music Hall
19 Corte Madera Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/