BUCKS COUNTY (CBS) — A concert at Bucks County Community College will raise money for a foundation in the name of an area musician who was murdered in 2011.
Danny DeGennaro or “Rio” as he was often called, was a guitarist and song-writer who toured the country with famous acts, becoming a local celebrity in New Hope and other hot-spots.READ MORE: 'Arrow Came In As An Owner Surrender,' Now Has New Job With Lower Southampton Police Department
He was murdered in December, 2011 inside his Bristol Township home in a robbery gone-bad.
A foundation was started in his name, with a scholarship for students at Bucks County Community College. Degennaro Foundation’s Aurora Hill said they also work with upcoming musicians in the area, giving studio time or making videos.READ MORE: Philadelphia Residents 'Getting Swarmed' By Illegal ATVs, Street Bikes Prompts Emergency Meeting With City Leaders
“Really helping them work alongside veteran musicians so they kinda learn what the field’s all about and get themselves out there,” Hill said.
This year’s concert pays tribute to the Allman Brothers Band.MORE NEWS: COVID In New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy Wants All Schools In State To Have In-Person Instruction
The concert is Oct. 22. Tickets are available here.