It’s no wonder this is one of our favorite times of the year. The holidays and spending time with family and friends, what’s not to love? Adding in our concert with “Toys For Tots” at Lava Cantina The Colony this past week, it’s been the best yet. The mission for “Marine Toys For Tots” is to collect and give new unwrapped toys to children who are less fortunate. It’s a non-profit organization that is close to our hearts and which we have loved working with in the past.
On December 4th, we once again had the pleasure of working with Toys For Tots and performing at Lava Cantina The Colony. Not only was it an amazing party, but most importantly, several toys were donated guaranteeing an amazing Christmas for tons of kids.
Emerald City Band has been a part of hundreds of fundraisers dedicated to several amazing causes. From homelessness prevention to aiding war veterans, it’s been something the band has always taken close to the heart.
In just the past month, we performed at three fundraisers galas, performing for amazing people who dedicate their time to helping the community.
Our founder and CEO, Deno Taglioli, is very passionate and fond of these fundraiser.
“There’s something about giving back to the community but also knowing you’re working with people who put in so much love and dedication in all of these important causes. That’s what really makes it all come full circle.
For over eight years, Emerald City Band has had the opportunity to travel to Kanas City, Kansas and perform at the nationally recognized black-tie gala, Treads & Threads. Hosted by The University of Kansas Health System and taking place at Kansas Speedway, this event is dedicated to raising money in expanding and improving patient care at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
This event has always been special for the band, not only because of the significance of the organization’s mission but because of the energy and overall atmosphere when performing. Through the sound checks to the other incredibly talented bands in the line-up, it’s the best feeling. In the past, we’ve had the pleasure to share the stage with renowned and acclaimed bands and musicians such as Barenaked Ladies, Kacey Musgraves. This year, we did with none other than the phenomenal REO Speedwagon.