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NETHERLANDS/Amsterdam: Brixx for the Beat at Hard Rock Cafe

On March 20th, from 4-6pm at the Hard Rock Cafe in Amsterdam, the cover band Brixx will be playing for the Beat. Brixx ( ) is a nine-member group playing music from the '70’s, '80’s and '90’s, including a Dutch repertoire. Most members work for the same company, KPMG, one of the largest accounting and auditing firms in the world.

Besides the standard band make-up, Brixx has 2 saxophone and 2 trumpet players, giving it a massive volume and a special character. Because all members of the band have "day" jobs, playing for Brixx is not a necessity to earn money. Therefore Brixx has decided that all earnings from the band will go into a special charity fund. This charity fund will finance free concerts by Brixx for organisations which do not have the means to hire a semi-professional band. Furthermore, other fundraising concerts (such as One World Beat) will be sponsored by this charity fund. Members of Brixx participate in the board of the fund.

The only thing the members of Brixx will "earn" by performing, as they say themselves, is the great feeling of raising funds for charity, coupled with a good musical vibe which they hope to convey to their listeners, and the pure joy of playing the music they love. Brixx is about fundraising and fun, not only fun with each other but also fun and chemistry with the audience.

The Hard Rock Cafe ( ) is one of OWB's "bricks", supporting us each year with concerts and caring. The OWB concert this year will be in celebration of their sixth anniversary in Amsterdam, and to commemorate the occasion, the "6th Anniversary Collectable Herman Brood Saxophone Pin" will be released. Hard Rock is truly a musical gift that keeps on giving, and we're delighted to express our gratitude by tooting their horn in return!

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Leigh Blake, Founder - Keep A Child Alive
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Leigh Blake, Founder - Keep A Child Alive