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  • Video: Elk Grove family rocks out to pay for college

    The Fong family of Elk Grove has found a novel way to cover the rising cost of college: playing nearly 100 concerts a year as the College Fund Street Band. On July 24, 2015, the five Fong children, ranging in ages from 8 to 20, rocked out to songs such as “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” in the Crocker Art Museum’s courtyard, occasionally backed by their dad, Ted Fong, on bass. Video by Madeline Lear/The Sacramento Bee.

The Fong family of Elk Grove has found a novel way to cover the rising cost of college: playing nearly 100 concerts a year as the College Fund Street Band. On July 24, 2015, the five Fong children, ranging in ages from 8 to 20, rocked out to songs such as “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” in the Crocker Art Museum’s courtyard, occasionally backed by their dad, Ted Fong, on bass. Video by Madeline Lear/The Sacramento Bee.
The Fong family of Elk Grove has found a novel way to cover the rising cost of college: playing nearly 100 concerts a year as the College Fund Street Band. On July 24, 2015, the five Fong children, ranging in ages from 8 to 20, rocked out to songs such as “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” in the Crocker Art Museum’s courtyard, occasionally backed by their dad, Ted Fong, on bass. Video by Madeline Lear/The Sacramento Bee.

Elk Grove family pays for college by forming street band

July 26, 2015 5:19 PM

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