Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s June 8th Concert
[Boise, ID—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 cities around the nation.
“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
Don’t miss this unprecedented concert in Boise at the Taco Bell Arena on June 8th as Manilow performs songs from his massive catalog of hits. From “Mandy” to “I Write the Songs” to “Copacabana (At The Copa)” and so many more. Manilow’s Broadway show has become as legendary as the man himself.
The pop icon is also donating a Yamaha piano to launch a local instrument drive for Boise School District. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument to the Taco Bell Arena will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre-selected seat locations) for Manilow’s June 8th concert in Boise, ID.
“I’m thrilled to be able to help bring the gift of music to these kids,” states Manilow.
The Taco Bell Arena will be the base for the instrument drive in Boise, from now through June 8th. The instrument drop off location is open between 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
“We are delighted to participate in the Barry Manilow Music Project and thankful for this opportunity,” said Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District. “We look forward to getting instruments into the hands of students who would otherwise not be able to participate in our award-winning instrumental music program.”
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 IdahoTickets.com, in person at the Taco Bell Arena box office, or by calling 1-208-426-1494.
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.