Washington, DC (May 5, 2011) – At the Greenberg Theater at American University, Nils Lofgren, who has played with the likes of Bruce Springstein and Neil Young, played a benefit concert for the Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF).
The BEF is a partnership of medical experts, business leaders and volunteers fighting cystic fibrosis. BEF was founded in 1993, by former NFL quarterback and television and radio sports personality, Boomer Esiason, after his son, Gunnar, was diagnosed with CF.
Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management was the host of An Evening of Music and Friends. The evening will provided several ways to support BEF including special VIP packages and a silent auction.
If you didn’t know, Lofgren has been the lead guitarist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. He played with Neil Young as a guitarist and singer on the acclaimed album After the Gold Rush. Lofgen also has played with Ringo Starr, Branford Marsalis, Willie Nelson, Graham Nash, David Crosby and Cab Calloway.
Lofgren founded the D.C.-based band Grin and released four albums with the band–one of which included the top 40 hit White Lies. He has appeared on The Tonight Show, The David Letterman Show, the Paula Poundstone Show, and MTV, as well as played guitar on numerous awards programs.