Over one-hundred invited guests made their way to the United Nation’s General Assembly room for the all star summer concert “Setting The Stage-2015 and Beyond,” Last week in New York City.  As the excitement and anticipation of the guests filled the air , many were blown away, by the assembly room and what it stands for .

When the guests were finally seated and welcomed, they were greeted  by the President of the General Assembly, H.E. John W. Ashe,  to highlight the importance of the concert; which was the significance that artists from around the world play in informing and engaging people in positive change through their music, as well as introducing the MC’s of the night , actress CCH Pounder  from “Law and Order” and television anchor TJ Holmes  from MSNBC as co-MC.

Several artists from many different regions hit the stage that night, beginning with opening act: The Lalon band, from Bangladesh; which was a  fusion of traditional Bengali music with rock, other top performers included were: former child soldier and rapper, Emmanuel Jal from South Sudan, soca artists David Rudder  and Machel Montano.  To end the night on a perfect note, the headlining iconic zouk band Kassav’ rocked the house with a stellar performance .

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