Buffalo, NY, June 17, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Concert Coordinator Suzanne Suchan was a former victim of domestic violence for 22 years. She broke free just over 8 years ago, and launched a nonprofit organization to bring light to the topic and as an outreach to help others.
Today, Love Shouldn’t Hurt, Inc. is a recognized 501c3 charitable organization, independently operated by a volunteer board of directors. The EXPOSURE Concert is a former winner of the "People's Choice Award" 1st place best music festival.
Suzanne decided to use music as the vehicle to reach a global audience; and in 2010, held the first EXPOSURE Concert where 43 bands participated. The show was live-streamed and was watched from 8 countries and 34 US states.
Friday June 24th the show kicks off at 7pm, with the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Songwriting Contest winner, West Seneca native “Lynz” on the patio stage, and Grace Stumberg, who tours regularly with Joan Baez, on the main stage.
Saturday June 25th features ‘Small Business Saturday’ with over 30 local merchants to meet and shop with from 2-6pm.
Sunday the show will run from 1-11pm. It is an indoor, rain or shine event.
The EXPOSURE Concert is open to all ages until 9pm, has games, including Plinko, for prizes. Raffle items include an Ibanez electric guitar, a party for 20 to Oogie Games, ‘Drummer’s Delight’ from Regal Tip, a gift package to Stylin’ Tattoo, Guitar Factory package, wine baskets and more.
A portion of proceeds will benefit Child and Family Services’ domestic violence programs and shelter, Haven House. There will also be a Verizon Hopeline used cell phone drive.
“I love to share my story, as living testimony, that nobody has to stay under the degrading spell of abuse,” Suzanne explains. “You've never asked for it and you never deserve it under any circumstance. You can live an awesome life outside the confines of abuse. I did it, and I want to help you!”
For the full concert schedule and a list of participating merchants, or for more information on Love Shouldn’t Hurt Inc. , please visit www.LoveShouldntHurt.org.