West Rock/West Hills

Neighborhood Festival


Are you ready to rock? Join West Rock neighborhood as they show off their tight and talented community in this virtual concert event and town meeting hybrid. We’ll cover a little bit of everything, including a discussion of what’s going on in Ward 30, a glimpse at Solar Youth’s programming in the neighborhood, an address from Committee Chairs Carlton Staggers & Iva Johnson and more, with performances by Corey Staggz  & John the Violinist Randolph Duo, local dance and entertainment company MegaHurtz Entertainment and funky ensemble Boogie Chillun. 

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West Rock/West Hills Chairs

  • Carlton Staggers 
  • Iva Johnson

Boogie Chillun

Boogie Chillun has been performing at festivals, schools, nightclubs, concert halls, weddings and private parties throughout Connecticut and the Northeast U.S. since 1991. With 30 years in the music business, Boogie Chillun embodies tremendous musical talent, versatility, diversity and amazing perseverance.


Corey Staggz Sax

Corey Staggers is a young saxophonist from New Haven, CT

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MegaHurtz Entertainment

Dance Troup

Founded in 2010 by Jeff Manley, Rodney Moore, Muata Langley and Jerome Harris, MegaHurtz Entertainment has grown to become more than just a dance based company but an entertainment company underneath  the artistic direction of Jeff Manley. In 2017, another addition was added to the MegaHurtz Entertainment family. MegaBytez Dance Company, the kids company ages 8 to 18 was created with Carissa Kee-Conyers as Co-Director. MHz has grown in the numbers of talent and members all throughout the states of Connecticut. Each member shares a high value of love and passion for dance. Each member has their own goal for the company, but we all share the same one; to entertain the crowd every time we hit the stage. 

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John the Violinist

John is an African American violinist who has infused the sound of classical music with the sound of today’s popular music (Hip Hop, R&B and Pop). John has showcased his talent in front of various celebrities and professionals. He has even made national news with Gayle King for his “Black Lives Matter” visual. John recently was hand selected by Sam Cooke’s estate to pay tribute to the late great Sam Cooke. John continues to take his career to new heights with his strong work ethic and humble mindset!

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