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1967 1968 1969 1970  RetroFest  1971 1972 1973 1974 1978
Total Raised From all Previous Retrofests and Fundraiser Concerts:  $62,000  as of  Oct 2016
Going back to the Garden for a Cause Woodstock and  Classic Pop Festival Tributes for Charity
Artie Kornfeld, "Father of Woodstock", is behind what Retrofest Stands for: "Peace, Love and Music"
Read:  Retrofest: Where Classic Rock and Philanthropy Meet

Past and Future Retrofests

Event Date Venue Benefiting
Retrofest I
Woodstock 69 Tribute 
Saturday
6/3/05
Blue Parrot, Massapequa None
Retrofest II
Woodstock 69 Tribute
Saturday
9/24/05
The Pool House, Bellmore The Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief
$200 Raised 
 
Retrofest III
Woodstock 69 & Monterey Pop & Altamont Tribute
Saturday
12/3/05
Sunset Grill, Seaford Leukemia and Lymphoma Society  
$300 Raised   
Retrofest IV 
1960's Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
2/4/06
Sunset Grill, Seaford Association of Children with Downs Syndrome (ACDS).
$400 Raised 
Retrofest V
1960's Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
3/25/06
Whoville, Bethpage Rick Walsh Scholarship Foundation
$700 Raised 
 
Retrofest VI 
1960's Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
5/20/06
Odins, Freeport HealthyPlanet
$150 Raised 
Retrofest VII 
1960's Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
7/8/06
Backstage, Woodmere Sunrise Day Camp
$1,200 Raised 
Retrofest VIII 
1960s Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
9/16/06
Sunset Grill, Seaford John Heffernan of the Bullys and John Puckett of 100 % Pure. 
$433 Raised 
Retrofest IX 
1960's Pop Fest Tribute
Saturday
12/23/06
Backstage, Woodmere Alyn Children's Hospital in Jerusalem
Over $500 Raised  

Retrofest X
Woodstock 1969 Tribute

Thursday
4/12/07
Triad Theater, NYC Feel The Music
$800 Raised 
 

Retrofest 11
 
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute

Saturday
5/12/07
Sunset Grill, Seaford Sunrise Day Camp
$700 Raised 
 

Retrofest  12
“Psychedelic Six Pack"

Saturday
10/6/07
Sunset Grill, Seaford St Baldricks Children's Cancer Research
Over $1,700 Raised  , 
60 phones collected

Retrofest 13
“Psychedelic Six Pack"

Saturday
12/1/2007
MickyMo's,  Woodmere COOLEYS ANEMIA
$600 Raised 

Retrofest 14
Woodstock 1969 Tribute

Thursday
3/13/08
Triad Theater, NYC Reach Out for Youth with Crohns & Colitis
$2000 Raised 
 

Retrofest 15
Watkins Glen Summer Jam 1973
Grateful Dead   *  ALMAN BROTHERS   *  THE BAND

Saturday
4/05/08
Sunset Grill, Seaford Helen Keller National Center of Sands Point 
$3035 Raised 
 
Retrofest 16
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute
Thursday
6/19/08
Triad Theater, NYC $800 Raised   
Save One Person - Save the World
Retrofest 17
Watkins Glen Summer Jam 1973
Grateful Dead   *  ALMAN BROTHERS   *  THE BAND
Saturday
10/25/08
Whoville, Bethpage $800 Raised   
Helen Keller National Center of Sands Point 
Retrofest 18
Woodstock 1969 Tribute
Saturday
11/22/08
Sunset Grill, Seaford $1400 Raised   
SUNRISE DAY CAMP
Retrofest 19
 Tribute to Paul Butterfield
Saturday
3/14/2009
Sunset Grill, Seaford The Paul Butterfield Fund and Society (PBFS)"
 $715 Raised 
Retrofest 20
Woodstock 1969 Tribute
 

 

Saturday
4/25/2009
Whoville, Bethpage CancerCare
Fighting Lung Cancer
$3650 Raised   
Retrofest 21
 Woodstock 1969 Tribute
Thursday
9/10/2009
Triad Theater, NYC Benefit for The Max's of Kansas City Project
$200 Raised 
Retrofest 22
 Woodstock 1969 Tribute
 
Saturday
11/21/2009
Sunset Grill, Seaford Benefit for The Long Island Crisis Center
Over $3700 Raised 
Our Best Record!
Retrofest 23
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute
Saturday
4/10/2010
Sunset Grill, Seaford CancerCare
Fighting Lung Cancer
$1260 Raised 
Retrofest 24
Watkins Glen Summer Jam 1973
Grateful Dead   *  ALMAN BROTHERS   *  THE BAND
Saturday
11/20/2010
Sunset Grill, Seaford Benefit for The Long Island Crisis Center
$2000 Raised (Estimate) 
Retrofest 25
Tribute to the Texas Pop Fest 1969
Saturday
12/11/2010
Buckleys Pub, Valley Stream Benefit for The Freeport Animal Shelter
$400 Raised 
Retrofest 26
Tribute to the Mid Summer Pop Fest 1970
Saturday
3/26/2011
Whoville, Bethpage Benefit for the Soldiers Project 
$3700 Raised 
Our Best Record!
Retrofest 27
 Woodstock 1969 Tribute
 
Thur
8/25/2011
Bartini, Babylon Benefit for The Bobbi & the Strays Animal Shelter in Freeport
$900 Raised (Estimate) 
Retrofest 28
Watkins Glen Summer Jam 1973
Grateful Dead   *  ALMAN BROTHERS   *  THE BAND
Thur
11/10/2011
Sunset Grill, Seaford Benefiting the SaveKitty Foundation
$360 Raised 
Retrofest 29
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute 1967
Saturday
11/19/2011
Whoville, Bethpage Benefit for The Long Island Crisis Center
$2000 Raised (Approximate) 
Retrofest 30
 Woodstock 1969 Tribute
Sunday
04/29/2011
LV Bistro, Locus Valley Benefit for Twice Exceptional Children Advocate
$1000 Raised 
Retrofest 31 (Happyfest)
 Woodstock 1969 Tribute
Description: Orginial Poster
Mon 7/30/12-
Thu 8/2/12
The Hub Billiards, Island Park Raising Money for the USMC Toys for Tots
Also on 7/31 Pibbles N More Animal Rescue Inc;  8/1 LI Crisis Center;  8/2 Ovarian Peritoneal Cancer Research
$1100 Raised 
Retrofest 32
Isle of Wright 1970 Tribute

Saturday
11/17/2011
Whoville, Bethpage Helping the Communities of Oceanside, Island Park and Long Beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
$800 Raised 
Retrofest 33
 Tribute to the Fillmore West

 
Saturday
12/29/2012
 Backstage, Woodmere  Respond and Rebuild, Helping the Rockaways One Family at a Time
$1490 Raised 
Retrofest 34
 
Monterrey Pop Festival Tribute
Retrofest 34  Richard M. Brodsky Foundation Benifit Tribute to the Monterey Pop Fest 1967
Saturday
4/20/2013
 Blue Parrot, Massapequa The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation
$2040 Raised 
Retrofest 35
Watkins Glen Summer Jam 1973
Grateful Dead   *  ALMAN BROTHERS   *  THE BAND
Wednesday 5/19/13 The Hub Billiards, Island Park Michele Bracco Fund
$300 Raised 
Retrofest 36
Powder Ridge Rock Festival

 
Saturday
 11/23/13
Whoville, Bethpage Benefit for The Long Island Crisis Center
$2400 Raised 
Retrofest 37
Atlanta Pop Festivals of 1969 and 1970


 
Saturday
12/14/13
 Backstage, Woodmere The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation
$700 Raised 
Banding Together For the Kids II- CFK
CONCERT 10 REVISITED 
(
AKA RETROFEST 38 )
A Tribute to Concert 10 at Pocono International Raceway in 1972 
5/10/2014 Whoville, Bethpage Banding Together For the Children II - CFK
$1500 Raised 
RETROFEST 40 A Tribute to  the Pop Festivals of 67-74 Saturday
12/13/14
Backstage, Woodmere The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation
$3000  Raised 

Banding Together For the Kids III- CFK
AKA RETROFEST 39
CAL JAM REVISITED, A Tribute to CAL JAM 1974 and 1978

Saturday
 5/2/2015
 
Whoville, Bethpage
 
Banding Together For the Kids III- CFK
$1000  Raised 

 
RETROFEST 41  A Tribute to  the Pop Festivals of 67-74
 Saturday
12/12/15
The Hub, Island Park The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation
 $500 Raised 
Banding Together For the Kids IV - CFK
AKA RETROFEST
42
Saturday
5/14/16
The Blue Parrot  $500 Raised 
RETROFEST 44  A Tribute to  the Monterey Pop Festival of 1967
 
Saturday
11/19/16
Sunset Grill, Seaford Bobbi and the Strays Animal Shelters
RETROFEST 44  A Tribute to  the Pop Festivals of 67-74
 
 Saturday
12/10/16
MIkiMos , Lynbrook The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation
 
 

Other Fundraiser Concerts (Non Retrofests)

Greybeards Fundraiser for the 
Caffey Learning Center in Breezy Point

The Bayhouse
11/18/2006
Over $3000 Raised   

 Benifit  For a Friend:     Peter Garf
 Cafe Oasis, 
Woodstock  and Monterey Pop Tribute Concert

12/02/2006
Over $3500 Raised   
Benifit  for Mrs Oz and Zev Wolf
YI Hewlet
3/22/2008
 $1700 Raised 
Benifit  For a Friend:     Donna Lori's Brother
 Belmore Billiads, 
Woodstock  Tribute Concert
1/24/2009
 $500 Raised
Banding Together Against Bullying - CFK
Whoville, Bethpage
 
3/31/2012
 $1350 Raised 
Banding Together For the Kids I - CFK
Whoville, Bethpage
5/04/2013
 $1100 Raised  includes sale of Oheka Castle Raffle Tickets prior to event