VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Dozens gathered as a local Ukrainian school sponsored a benefit concert for Ukraine.
One of the performers, Anton Sergeenkov, said he and his dad moved away from the region because of Vladimr Putin’s politics. He told 10 On Your Side that he feels like he has no choice but to give back.
“With this war I am a little bit even in America,” he said. “A little bit of shamed of that I’m Russian because Putin really, he is war and he ashamed all Russians I will say yes. I would say that.”
The event took place at 5 p.m. on May 1 at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach. Tickets are $20 each and all proceeds will benefit the Ukrainian relief fund.
The headliner, Vo-BLA, played an international mix of traditional to rock music. They were joined by BNA, a punk rock band from New York.
Other entertainers include Mississippi’s Tornado Bait, Thermal Heat, Spirit Gun and The Dual Gravitron.
Learn more and buy tickets online.