Musicians rock out to help fight hunger

Red Hush




Our area is rich in music, love and helping out our fellow neighbor and this Sunday (Oct. 23) local musicians are coming together to help fight hunger and homelessness at Rock Out Against Hunger and Homelessness at The Snubbing Post from 1 to 6 p.m. Some of the best bands in the area will be showing off their craft and they want you in the audience. Not only will you be dancing, head banging and getting down to the music you will also be helping out to fight the end of hunger and homelessness. The bands on the bill are:  Eddie Arcuri Jr, Tyler Band, Suns of the Empire, Baddogg and Red Hush. Now, how can you go wrong with these kick a** bands! Not only does your ticket get you into the door it will also include a delicious BBQ Chicken Dinner from Seymour’s Diner.  And, if you are feeling lucky – they will have raffles for you to try your luck on. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at the following locations: Snubbing Post, Rome Rescue Mission, Rome Chamber of Commerce, First Source FCU-Rome, Rome Teachers FCU, Woodforest Bank, YMCA Rome and Big Apple Music. Make sure you get them early because they will go up the day of the event – $25. Please also consider bringing a canned food item or a non-perishable item. All proceeds will benefit Rome Rescue Mission. The Snubbing Post is located at 8221 Rome Westernville Road in Rome.



Red Hush
Red Hush is a well-oiled Central New York based national and international recording artists. Red Hush is well known for their high energy stage shows and crowd interaction. Red Hush has shared the stage with such legendary acts as Dream Theater, REO Speedwagon, Quiet Riot, Foghat, Styx, Nazareth, Kansas and many more. They are veteran performers at home on any stage.


Scott Fleming, guitar and vocals has been a force on the east coast music scene for may years, he has shared the stage with many major acts, Scotts guitar style and vocals are second to none.
Billy Carman, bass guitar and vocals is an international recording artist with the former BOSTON vocalist Fran Cosmo and The band BOSTON. He has toured the US and beyond, Gary Briggs on Drums and percussion is a powerful drummer with a dynamic flare, Gary is best known from his time with RCA recording artists 805 as well as regional favorite Coldsweat. Gary is a well rounded musician with many major shows under his belt.


Suns of the Empire
Suns of the Empire has been rocking the east coast for over ten years. Our first album “Beating a dead horse” was recorded and produced by Henry Paul Productions in Nashville Tennessee. As a result of this great relationship with Henry Paul we have opened several shows for his band national recording artist the Outlaws. In fact Henry Paul is the one who came up with the name of our band “Suns of the Empire” emulating our music as shining stars or “Suns” from the “Empire” state of New York. We have begun production of our second album with Henry Paul Productions which will be released soon. We have also written a theme song for the New York Giants called “Big Blue Wrecking Crew”. This song features the Outlaws providing studio instrumentation and backup vocals with National recording mega star Mark Slaughter of the band “Slaughter singing lead vocals. All of our originals can be found and purchased on iTunes, CD baby and Rhapsody. “Suns of the Empire” are also signed with AMI Entertainment which makes all of our songs available on AMI digital Jukeboxes all over the world.


Eddie Arcuri Jr

The Fuze Magazine


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