Carla Gugino, Mario Cantone, et al. Join 'An Evening Celebration of Music,' 10/24


On October 24th, the African Children's Choir (ACC) will host their 3rd annual New York City fundraising gala at the Highline Ballroom.

This year's event is co-hosted by Connie Britton, Carla Gugino and Taylor Kitsch and brings together a plethora of stars with the children in celebration of and to raise money for the renowned organization. The Choir today announced the details of this year's gala and its special guests and performers:

Monday, October 24th
431 West 16th Street

Event Page:

(Cocktails, hor d'oeuvres & red carpet 7-8:00pm, show starts at 8:00pm).

Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, The West Wing, 24)
Carla Gugino (Watchmen, Entourage)
Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights, X-Men Origins: Wolverine)
Stephen Baldwin (Movies include The Young Riders, The Usual Suspects and Threesome)
Jim Brickman (The most charted male Adult Contemporary artist to date, hits include ‘Valentine,' ‘Simple Things' & ‘The Gift')
Mario Cantone (Sex and the City, Surf's Up)
Kimberley Locke (Most charted American Idol participant in the Dance and AC genres, four #1 singles on the Billboard Music Charts, co-host of upcoming ABC show The Revolution with Tim Gunn)
Robin Meade (CNN anchorwoman, New York Times Bestselling author, recording artist)
Ben Utecht (former NFL Super Bowl XLI-winning tight end with the Indianapolis Colts, currently following his music passion with guidance from industry great Jim Brickman and drawing comparisons to Josh Groban)
...and many more!

The concert includes well-loved children's songs, popular gospel tunes and lively spirituals as well as the guest stars' own hits and favorites. Through their songs and dances, the Choir brings Africa alive, in all its color and splendor creating a truly unforgettable musical experience.

Tickets for the event are available for purchase online at

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