Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s July 29th Concert

[Atlanta, GA—July 16, 2012] – Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow hopes others will once again follow his philanthropic lead as he donates a Yamaha piano to launch a local instrument drive for Atlanta Public Schools. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument day of show (starting at 6:00PM)  will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre selected seat locations) for Manilow’s July 29thth concert in Atlanta, GA.

“I’m thrilled to be able to help bring the gift of music to these kids,” states Manilow.

The Chastain Park Amphitheater Box Office will be the base for the instrument drive inNorthwest Atlantaand donations should be dropped off day of show between 6PM and 8PM.

The Manilow Music Project (MMP) is part of The Manilow Fund for Health and Hope.  It was formed as a grass roots organization to assist local charities and programs.  Its primary focus is to provide musical instruments to high schools and middle schools and to provide music scholarships at universities throughout the US, Canada, and the UK. More information on the Manilow Music Project can be found at

Tickets are available online at or or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Barry Manilow is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time with 47 top 40 hits. Manilow has produced, arranged, and released over 40 albums over the course of his career.