Sunday, June 19, 2011

Happy Father's Day!

Dear Friends:

I'd like to wish all the fathers of the world a very Happy Father's Day! I hope you enjoy your day.

Much love,

Benita Charles Music

"Spreading love through music for your inspiration and entertainment!"

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Make Music New York 2011 - 6/21/11

Dear Friends:

Summer is just around the corner and that means Make Music New York 2011 is almost here! Only 3 weeks away from a free day of music!!

On June 21st, I will perform at McKinley's Children Garden and Billie's Black again!

In the daytime, I will be at McKinley's Children's Garden in Jamaica, Queens along with other talented artist. My set starts at 12:20 pm for a 20-minute set.

In the evening, I will present Benita Charles & Friends: Make Music New York 2011 with very special guests (aka) Voce, John Virag, Karen Lee Larson, Shrine, Storm'ea and my band, the Benita Charles & Friends Band. This is our second year at Billie's Black for Make Music New York and we're so excited to be back!! We have an exciting line-up planned. I hope you can join us!!

For more information about the Make Music New York event, visit:

Take care and I hope you can join us evening of great music, great entertainment and great fun!

Much Love,

Benita Charles Music

Spreading love through music for your entertainment & inspiration!

Performance Details:

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
McKinley's Children's Garden
Garden - Jamaica
108-56 Union Hall Street
Queens, NY 11433
The fourth-annual Make Music New York concert at McKinley's Children's Garden features artists, Kierstin Gray, Benita Charles and Naomi Frank more.

McKinley's Children's Garden is a youth focused community garden that is decorated with flowers and vegetables in a creative manner. Join us for a day of music as we celebrate the first day of summer and Make Music New York – 2011! For more information, visit:

Daytime Performance Schedule at McKinley's Children's Garden:

10:30-11am - Naomi Frank
11-11:30am - Yukari Roja
12:00-12:20pm - Waty
12:20-12:40pm - Benita Charles
12:40-1:00pm- Sonia Montez
1:30-2:10pm - Toy Sugar
2:10-2:30pm - Kiersten Gray
3:00-3:30pm - Adrian/LDC
4-4:30pm - Purple Space Princess
4:30-5pm - Soular Light
5pm-5:30 - Nova

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Billie's Black Bar Lounge & Restaurant
271 West 119th Street. New York, NY. (bet. St. Nicholas Ave. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.)
No cover - doors open at 6:30 pm

The Benita Charles & Friends: Make Music New York 2011 show features (aka) Voce, John Virag, Karen Lee Larson, Shrine, Storm'ea and The Benita Charles & Friends Band.

Join us for a special night of music and fun at the elegant, upscale Billie's Black Bar Lounge & Restaurant uptown in Harlem! For more information about Billie's Black, visit:

Evening Performance Schedule at Billie's Black:

7:00 – 7:15 PM - Benita Charles (opening)
7:15 – 7:30 PM - (aka) Voce, Performance Art
7:30 – 7:45 PM - John Virag, Singer/Songwriter
7:45 – 8:00 PM - Karen Lee Larson, Instrumental (violin)
8:00 – 8:15 PM - Shrine (feat. Karen Lee Larson & Barbara Morillo), Rock (Jam-band)
8:15 – 8:30 PM - Storm’ea, Soul
8:30 – 8:45 PM- Benita Charles & Friends Band, R&B
8:45 PM - Benita Charles (closing)

No cover/ For reservations, call (212) 802-9249 /