Smokey Robinson To Headline 2009 Concert For Kids

Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson

NEWARK—The 7th Annual Concert for Kids, presented by Verizon, will feature legendary performer Smokey Robinson on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.  The Concert for Kids is the annual fundraiser that benefits the 25 local Boys & Girls Club organizations in New Jersey.

The funds raised through the concert are distributed to local Boys & Girls Clubs to assist youngsters in cultivating a special talent or interest and encourage them to reach their full potential as productive citizens.


In addition to being a Motown legend, William “Smokey” Robinson is a Boys & Girls Club Alumnus.  He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum in 1987, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 41st Grammy Awards.

Tickets can be purchased at the NJPAC box office at 1-888-GONJPAC or online at For more information on the Concert for Kids, visit or call 201-882-3812.

Updated Aug. 20, 2009

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