The international multimedia movement Playing for Change started in 2004 when sound engineer Mark Johnson happened to hear street musician Roger Ridley performing on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif. It inspired Johnson to record Ridley’s version of Ben E. King’s classic “Stand by Me” and unite the world through music by overdubbing other musicians from different cultures around the globe.
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How to go
What: Puzzle of Light at the Cityfolk Festival
Where: RiverScape MetroPark, 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton
When: 1 p.m. Sunday
Cost: Festival admission is $7 per day for adults, $3 for children ages 2-12, free for children 2 and younger. Weekend passes $17 adults, $6 children 2-12.
More info: (937) 223-3655, www.cityfolk.org
Artist info: www.puzzleoflight.com
How to watch
What: Puzzle of Light’s Playing for Change video
Where: www.playingforchange.com or www.facebook.com/playingforchange