Exciting News! Tedrock Fund Produces The Bevis Frond!

The Tedrock Fund is thrilled to be bringing over The Bevis Frond from the UK for a one-night engagement to benefit underserved children’s music education. This prolific band has been releasing poetic and driving tracks since the 1980’s, and has been a long-time indie fan favorite. Front man Nick Saloman and Ade Shaw will perform… Read more »

100 Sparks Flying

In June 2018, the Tedrock Fund awarded 10,000 dollars to two amazing organizations that provide music education for inner city kids.  We made our first award to the ZUMIX Music School, whom we founded the Tedrock Fund to benefit.  Ted Collins had gotten to know about this school by playing at a fundraiser for them… Read more »

Tedrock Fund’s first award going to Boston music school

the Tedrock Fund will present its first award of $7,500 to ZUMIX, an East Boston-based nonprofit that offers a variety of music and creative technology programs to local youths. Source: Tedrock Fund’s first award going to Boston music school – The Newburyport Daily News

Graham Parker rocks out for the Tedrock Fund on July 19th

The Tedrock Fund is thrilled to present recording artist Graham Parker at the Firehouse Theater in Newburyport on July 19th! Graham Parker emerged early in his career as one of the most critically acclaimed singer/songwriters who defined England’s early pub rock scene in the ’70s. Drawing heavily from Van Morrison and the Rolling Stones, Parker… Read more »

Tedrock Fund Announces Our Spring/Summer 2018 Concert Series

The Tedrock Fund is proud to announce our upcoming lineup of concerts for the 2018 Spring/Summer season! We’ve got some fantastic talent lined up and are excited to share these acts with you! May 19th – Rock Bottom with Opening Act The Surf Riders – Midway Cafe, Jamaica Plain Boston – 9 PM Always a… Read more »

Tedrock Fund Boston Bands Night 3

An upbeat night of sunshine and surf rock is lined up for November 18th at the Midway Café in Jamaica Plain.  Featuring bands that will making you shake your hips, this final Boston Bands Night includes some of Ted’s favorite bands that he played with and enjoyed. Matt Rhodes  Matt Rhodes and Anna Price wrote… Read more »

Tedrock Fund Boston Bands Night 2

Next in the series of the Tedrock Fund shows is our Boston Bands Night 2 on October 20th at the Midway Cafe in Jamaica Plain, featuring the psychedelic and roots rock bands that Ted so enjoyed playing with.  This will be a special night of feel good music that we can all sway along with… Read more »

Concert Report: Boston Bands Night 1 – by Joe DiBiase

When life hands you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade.  Jen Collins has done so better than anyone I know.  As the founder of the Tedrock Fund (tedrock.org), she’s dug down deep and decided to honor the memory of her far too soon deceased husband, Ted Collins, by establishing a fund to help provide music… Read more »