The Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund

Christian Salcedo was a beloved local musician and well-adored friend who passed away suddenly in July 2016. His spirit lives on with the Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship through the Light Up the Queen Foundation. Donations may be made by following the buttons below.

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Join us at Dew Point Brewing for a day of rocking outdoor music, delicious beer, wonderful fall weather and good times!

Musical Acts Include Earl Anem, Younger Than Charlie, Stackabones, The Sin City Band and Friends of the Ninth Eye.

All proceeds from this event go to the Light Up The Queen’s Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship program, which offers free musical equipment and lessons to selected students at Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington.

Join us for a day of fond remembrance in song dedicated to Christian Salcedo who brought good humor, kindness and wonderful music everywhere he went in life.

Introducing the 2018 Christian Salcedo Music Scholarship Fund Recipient

Meet Hannah Gatewood, our inaugural and 2018 scholarship fund recipient! This is the very first year that the Light Up The Queen Foundation has awarded the scholarship fund to a student. The fund provides financial aid and music lessons to prospective students looking to build a career in music.