MATT JAFFE & THE DISTRACTIONS brought the electricity to a food truck-ringed outdoor festival, as the young power-pop trio rocked College Track’s annual
benefit of 2017.
College Track is a nonprofit public benefit corporation whose mission is to “empower students from underserved communities to graduate from college”. The comprehensive ten-year program founded by Laurene Powell Jobs and Carlos Watson, works with students from before high school through college graduation, providing academic support, leadership training, financial advising and scholarships. Among their many supporters are will.i.am, Mariah Carey, Kevin Hart, Tim Cook and Jamie Fox.
The Distractions, fittingly enough in the same age group as the students of College Track, are fast becoming known in their own right, sharing stages so far with the likes of Wilco, Mavis Staples and Chuck Prophet. But tonight, they were the headliner, along with the great accomplishments from the kids of College Track.
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Music curation, booking & contracting by BROKEN ARROW. Event production by e2k events.