On Friday, Aug. 11 at 8pm, Foster Kids of the Merrimack Valley Inc. (FKMV) will host its 8th annual Benefit Concert at the Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury, and this year’s featured performer is 2018 “American Idol” winner Maddie Poppe.
Maddie is a powerhouse artist known for her honeyed voice and acoustic guitar skills. With a modern sound that blends R&B, pop and Americana music, guests will hear her biggest hits from chart-topping record “Whirlwind” and new music including the single “One That Got Away.”
Tickets are $40 plus fees and can be purchased at BlueOceanHall.com or by calling (978) 462-5888.
Founded in 2005, FKMV is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the needs of foster children now in care of the Department of Children and Families in the Merrimack Valley.  FKMV’s goal is to create programs and provide resources that will create a positive influence in the lives of these children as they grow.
Proceeds from this concert go directly to the FKMV projects including the annual Christmas party, the Pack It Up Program, Helene Giordano Memorial Scholarship Program, Financial Aid Program and numerous camperships and sponsorships.