Spit Hot Fire live at Greenhouse: Music For Mtoto Benefit

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Greenhouse is known for it’s jungle decor, but last night, party-goers had a different tree in mind- that is, the Acacia, the African tree for which the charity Under the Acacia is named. As its name suggests, Under the Acacia is a charity that reached out to children under-developed regions in Africa that have little government structure or support.

At the Music for Mtoto Benefit Spit Hot Fire performed to raise funds for the Loita Hills Academy music program in Africa, so the children could participate in the national competition in Kenya this year.

Spit Hot Fire has been on fire themselves lately, lighting up New York nightlife with their unique and infectious sound- think The Clash meets Sublime.

The band performed to a full house of over two hundred fans and supports of Under the Acacia. Lead singer Bryce Alvord, never one to disappoint, put on an energetic show with his hip hop-reggae-rock blend and mixed-martial-arts dance routine.

The benefactors of the evening included Brie Zabierek, Sophie Elgort, Jordan Lines Middendorf, Jess Teutonico and Aaron Ross.

The event raised over $1,000, all of which will go to the children at Loita Hills Academy. We can all be Under The Acacia, too- for information and to donate, visit


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