The Alyssa Alvin Foundation for Hope (AAFH) held the first Music Night at the Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center in Hines, IL on Thursday, February 9, 2017. A family band called the Summer Monkeys performed for the families and the young patients staying at the House.
There are 6 siblings and they all play various musical instruments. George is 17 years old and plays piano and violin just as Alyssa did! Isabel is 15 years old and the lead singer and bass guitarist. Adam is 14 years old and plays the acoustic guitar. Emily is 11 years old and plays the drums and is the back-up vocalist. Eliana is 10 years old and plays tambourine, maracas and is also a back-up vocalist. Jack is 9 years old and is a guitarist for the band.
The Summer Monkeys performance was great and everyone enjoyed the music. A few of the songs they played were Riptide, Barbara Ann, Summer of 69’, Surfin’ USA and Beverly Hills. You can go to their website summermonkeys.com to check them out!