Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s June 17th Concert

[Kansas City, MO—June 7, 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 the Kansas City Public Schools. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument to the Starlight Theatre Box Office will receive 2 free tickets for Manilow’s June 17th concert inKansas City, MO.  

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

Starlight Theatre will be the base for the instrument drive in Kansas City, from now through June 17th. The instrument drop off location is open between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.


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, in person at BOK Center Box Office, 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.