September 24, by Nathaly Pesantez
Long Island City is set to join a worldwide concert and live event series with a focus on ending gun violence this weekend.
The Queens Concert Across America to End Gun Violence will take place on Sept. 24 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the John Brown Smokehouse at 10-43 44th Drive. The event will feature performances by six musicians and groups including RoseAnn Fino, the garage-pop band Amoeba Earhart, and John Brown All Stars, a blues band.
Over 180 cities are participating in the event nationwide, along with several cities outside the U.S. in places like Canada, France, and Barbados. The 2017 series marks the first time Queens will be participating.
Andy Aujla, vice president of the Powhatan Democratic club and the event’s main organizer, said that there were hundreds