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Help the Tree of Life congregation by supporting local music this week

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Help the Tree of Life congregation by supporting local music this week
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Looking to donate to the Tree of Life, but unsure where to start? In the upcoming weeks, local artists and bands are assisting in the best way they know how - through music. Money raised from the ticket sales of these events will benefit the Tree of Life Synagogue.


Concert for the Tree of Life. Tue., Dec. 18. Stage AE, North Side. 6 p.m. $25.

Acts include Daya, Jorma Kaukonen, Low Cut Connie, Joe Grushecky, Sean Rowe, Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, and Brooke Annibale.

More artists to be announced. All proceeds will benefit the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh’s Victims of Terror Fund.

Pittsburgh Is Stronger than Hate. Thu., Dec. 20. Hard Rock Café, Station Square. 6:30 p.m. $15.

Acts include Justin Fabus, Chris Higbee, Nevada Color, Phat Man Dee and Liz Berlin, Jordan York, Aubrey Burchell, and IZÄR.

100 percent of ticket proceeds & a generous portion of concession sales will go to benefit the "Our Victims of Terror" Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh & the Public Safety Support Trust Fund to help the injured Pittsburgh police officers.

Legendary Album Series: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life. Sat., Dec. 22. The Rex Theater, South Side. 8-11 p.m. $15-$20.

Listen to Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life, covered by Beni Rossman, Chris Potter, Spencer Geer, Dennis Garner, Roger Romero, Adam Bleil, Devan Rue, Lyndsey Smith, Max Somerville, and Monte Reid.

Proceeds benefit Jewish Family and Community Services of Pittsburgh non-profit organization.

Roots of Steel Benefit Concert. Thu., Dec. 27. Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland, Oakland. 6-10 p.m. $18-$154.

Acts include Tony Award-winner Billy Porter, Lenora Nemetz, Leigh Ann Larkin, Chris Jamison, Sophie and Dalya Knapp, Billy Hartung and Elizabeth Hartung, Donna Groom, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, Will Reynolds, Sara Jean Ford, Zachary Prince, Higher Voice Studio, Sterling and Strings, Lucy Anders, Erik Cavanaugh, Sarah, Rebecca, and Ben Nadler, Milly The Band, Howard Elson, Kailee Graham, Noah Budin, Charles May and the CAMA Ensemble, Avi Diamond, Samantha Harris, and Gina Morgano.

The night kicks off with a silent auction at 6 p.m., and music starts at 7 p.m. Proceeds will go to Tree of Life, Dor Hadash, and New Light.

Can't make it to any of these shows? Here are more ways to donate.

Until Jan. 1, a portion of proceeds from all Opus One concerts will benefit the Tree of Life Synagogue and will be split equally among their congregations (Dor Hadash, Tree of Life and New Light).

You can also donate when purchasing Opus One tickets online. A prompt will pop-up after completing ticket purchases. View all upcoming concerts, here.

Stream the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Tree of life: A Concert for Peace and Unity in remembrance of tragedy, here.

Or donate directly to the Fund for Victims of Terror, here.

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