Southside Johnny to perform at New York WhyHunger benefit

Southside Johnny will perform at a WhyHunger benefit, Tuesday in New York.


Southside Johnny will perform at a WhyHunger benefit, Tuesday in New York.

Southside Johnny is presenting an intimate concert Tuesday in New York, and the price of admission is a $50 donation to WhyHunger.

The hour-long performance, by Southside and Asbury Jukes keyboardist Jeff Kazee takes place at 1 p.m. at the Adorama Live Theatre, at 345 Hudson St., and a limited number of tickets are available.

The performance is part of WhyHunger’s 30th annual Hungerthon, which has raised $15 million over the years for the charity, co-founded by Harry Chapin in 1975 (and formerly known as World Hunger Year).

Gifts being given away for donations at include a limited edition Bruce Springsteen 40th Anniversary “Born to Run” poster, a John Lennon “Imagine” T-shirt, scarfs and bracelet, and more. Supporters can also simply text the word WHY to 50555 to donate $10 to WhyHunger.

There will also be an auction at, with items including lunch with “Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau, two tickets plus meet-and-greet access for Fall Out Boy’s upcoming Madison Square Garden, first row New York Islanders tickets, and more.

Also as part of the Hungerthon, Aztec Two-Step, Joe D’Urso and Loretta Hagen will present a benefit, this Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Acoustic Cafe in Park Ridge. Visit

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Drew Eckmann November 21, 2015 - 8:38 am

There’s also a WhyHunger benefit TODAY (Sat.) at 6:00 PM, Doors 5:00, in Ringwood at Live @ Drew’s featuring Montclair’s Zara Phillips, British songwriter Adam Masterson, and Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan. Info:


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