FOD fest - Friends of Danny Fest
|Country and Region||United States — Massachusetts|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA|
|Festival Contact Information|
Daniel Pearl, who lost his life to terrorists in Pakistan in 2002 is the inspiration behind FODfest, the annual concert tour honoring the life. Danny, was a reporter for the Wall St. Journal, and a talented musician whose passion for music included playing a variety of instruments — the fiddle, mandolin, and violin. Danny was involved in the local music scene wherever he lived, and while on the road he sought out the people, music, and their culture.
FOD — “Friends of Danny” is a concert tour that begins in Hudson, New York and works its way around the US. FODfest is booked by Skyline Music and takes place each October since 2004. FODfest was created and is produced by Todd Mack, a friend and former band mate of Danny Pearl. Mack is a musician, songwriter, and producer. The concerts are free and open to the public, to keep the FODfest an annual event, donations will be collected at each performance to help offset tour and production costs.
|Festival Dates||April 28 and May 12, 2012|
- Podcast with Todd Mack, FODFest Creator and Director, a festival inspired by the life and music of Daniel Pearl.
Festival tour schedule 2011:
- Friday April 29, 9:00pm
Hudson - Hudson, NY
- Saturday April 30th, 7:00pm
The Duffin Theater at Lenox High School
All Youth Concert (musicians up to 18 years of age)
- Sunday May 1st, 4:00pm
Infinity Music Hall