Winston Irie kept everyone dancing.
- The Annual Rock The Farm
was held at Ocean View Farm following the Solider Ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project
(WWP). This year's event was held in honor of Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter
of Sag Harbor.
The evening was preceded by the Soldier Ride
event that consisted of a 30 or 60 mile bicyle route, as well as two walk/runs.
Concluding the ride - the party was on - featuring live music by The Giving Tree Band
, which hosted the event through The Giving Tree Foundation, Ilo Ferreira
, Booga Sugar
, Nancy Atlas
, Winston Irie
, and Chris Barron
of The Spin Doctors. Each of these artists have donated their talent and time to this worthy cause on numerous occasions.
With an open bar all night long, as well as an American BBQ and over four hours of great live music at a reasonable and affordable ticket price for the benefit of such a worthy organization made for an enjoyable and fun filled evening that was shared by friends, families, soldiers, and supporters of WWP and the wonderful work the organization does daily for returning veterans.
Members of The Giving Tree Band keep Rock The Farm rockin' and rollin' on Saturday.
Special thanks goes to Nick Kraus
who has been involved with Soldier Ride since its inception, as well as the WWP. Kraus is with The Stephen Talkhouse
and along with numerous others helped to organize the day and evening events. As well a big thanks goes to local merchants, musicians, attendees and supporters who donated not only food and libations, but also their time and energy to ensure the day and evening were a total success.
For more information on WWP go to www.woundedwarriorproject.org
For more information on Rock The Farm go to www.rockthefarm.org
For more information on Solider Ride go to www.soldierridethehamptons.com
Chris Barron of The Spin Doctors performed some crowd favorites.
Eileen Casey spent many years working in the television and music industries in New York City on the "ABC In Concert" weekly series, as well as several prime time network and cable television specials. An award-winning journalist, editor, and artist, and former Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com, she enjoys staying warm in Charleston and cool in the Hamptons.