On Thursday, April 12th, The Mosesian Center for the Arts will honor Peter Guralnick, Rock ‘n’ Roll historian extraordinaire and acclaimed author, known for his prize-winning two-volume biography of Elvis Presley, Last Train to Memphis and his most recent biography, Sam Phillips: The Man who invented Rock ’n’ Roll


Tickets to the evening’s Rock ‘n’ Roll celebration – Art & Soul, a fundraiser for the Mosesian Center for the Arts (MCA) features a Memphis-style BBQ dinner from The Smoke Shop by Andy Husbands, a spirited conversation with Guralnick and storied writer and editor Mark Feeney, followed by a Rock ‘n’ Soul Revue featuring Giant Kings with Special Guests Barrence Whitfield, Dennis Brennan, Andrea Gillis, and Jesse Dee! Giant Kings are Chris Cote, Duke Levine, Kevin Barry, Marty Ballou, Andy Plaisted, Paul Ahstrand, and Mark Earley.  


The VIP Pre-Reception starts at 6:00pm and features a Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a Meet & Greet with Peter, a reading, performances, and more! 


6:00pm VIP Reception, 6:30pm General Admission Reception


Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here to reserve your package today!


Gala Host Committee:

Mike Denneen, Q Division
Mark Kates, Fenway Recordings
Woody Giessmann, Right Turn, Inc.
Jim Lucchese
Elaine Mosesian, Board of Directors
Allyce Najimy, Foundation to Be Named Later

Charleen Mosesian Onanian, Board of Directors

Panos Panay, Berklee College of Music

Sam Tharp, Fretish
Jen Trynin, Author, Musician


Made possible by our Friends and Sponsors:


Diamond Sponsor:

The Charles Mosesian Family Foundation


Platinum Sponsors:


Vincent Piccirilli & Anita Meiklejohn


Gold Sponsors:



Silver Sponsors:

John Foote & Kristen Rupert

Joe & Helen Soussou



Our most sincere thanks to the Donors that help make this event possible: