The Recording Academy LA Chapter Block Party for Nashville Flood Relief Fund

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2010) — The Recording Academy® Los Angeles Chapter’s first-ever GRAMMY Block Party® was a big success in its effort to raise money for the MusiCares® Nashville Flood Relief Fund. More than 900 people attended the picnic-style concert with performances from akaCassidy, Charice, Raphael Saadiq, La Santa Cecilia and Chuck Wicks. The fundraiser brought in more than $30,000 to help those in the music community that are victims of the floods

Photo Group (AT) (L-R) Musical Director for the LA Chapter GRAMMY Block Party Rickey Minor, singer/songwriter AkaCassidy, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, GRAMMY winner Raphael Saadiq, and Country recording artist Chuck Wicks.

Raphael Saadiq performs to support the Nashville music community and helps The Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter raise funds at the first-ever GRAMMY Block Party


Courtesy of The Recording Academy®. Photo by Arnold Turner/WireImage.com © 2010

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