Cuba Gooding Sr. Talks Upcoming Benefit Concert

Sweet Soul of the 70s Benefit Concert
Posted at 12:57 PM, Oct 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-20 10:54:59-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Old School music and a fun-filled atmosphere, all for a good cause.

Musician Cuba Gooding Sr. stopped by for the Noon news show with Kellie Bartoli, to talk about the upcoming event, "Sweet Soul of the 70s."

It's a benefit concert taking place next month in Orlando during the Florida Classic.  Gooding, along with his band, The Main Ingredient, as well as several other groups including The Delfonics and Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, will all be performing, for a very special purpose.

A portion of the proceeds will be given to Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University.  Gooding put together the event and is partnering with the city of Orlando, Bob Carr Theater and Cox Media of Orlando.

"This is a situation that I've always wanted to do," said Gooding.  "I've always believed that we should support our Universities, whether it's state, private, whatever it is, because our youth is our future."

"Sweet Soul of the 70s" will take place November 20th and November 21st in Orlando at the Bob Carr Theater. Tickets are on sale right now.

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