Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Music Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s May 19th Concert
[Houston, TX—May 10, 2013] – Direct from Broadway, following a critically acclaimed sold out run on New York’s Great White Way, Barry Manilow, the undisputed #1 Adult Contemporary Artist of all time, brings his “Manilow In Concert… Direct from Broadway” concert to Houston, TX.
“THE MAGIC IS BACK!” The New York Times
“THE JOINT IS JUMPING!” The New York Post
“UNDENIABLY EXCITING AND FUN!” The New Yorker
“YOU CAN’T HELP BUT DANCE IN THE AISLES!” Entertainment Weekly
As previously announced, this unprecedented concert will be in Houston at the Cynthia Woods Pavilion on May 19th as Manilow performs songs from his massive catalog of hits. The pop icon is donating a Yamaha piano to launch a local instrument drive for the Conroe Independent School District and is now announcing a special collaboration with Yamaha of Dallas. The Houston Yamaha, dealer known as Fort Bend Music, will be working along side The Manilow Music Project by assisting with the collecting of instruments to ensure a successful donation drive. Owner Rick Cochran is spearheading the initiative on behalf Yamaha/Fort Bend Music.
“Yamaha is a wonderful company and we are grateful they chose to join in our fight to keep music in our schools,” states Manilow.
“Fort Bend Music Center is proud to join Yamaha Corporation in support of Barry Manilow’s commitment to Music Education in public schools,” said owner Rick Cochran.
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 http://www.manilowmusicproject.org/.
Tickets are available online at Manilow.com or Ticketmaster.com, in person at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 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 a staggering 50 top 40 hits. Manilow has produced, arranged, and released over 40 albums over the course of his career.