Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s June 22nd Concert!
Donations Accepted Through June 21st!
[Cedar Rapids, IA—June 11, 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 Cedar Rapids at the US Cellular Center June 22nd 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 the Cedar Rapids Public Schools. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument to the US Cellular Center will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre-selected seat locations) for Manilow’s June 22nd concert in Cedar Rapids, IA. The Cedar Rapids Yamaha dealer, known as West Music Company, will also be working along side The Manilow Music Project by assisting with the collecting of instruments to ensure a successful donation drive. President Robin Walenta is spearheading the initiative on behalf of Yamaha/West Music Company.
“I’m thrilled to be able to help bring the gift of music to these kids,” states Manilow.
In addition to West Music Company, The US Cellular Center will also be a base for the instrument drive in Cedar Rapids, from now through June 22nd. This instrument drop off location is open between 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
“The Cedar Rapids Community School District appreciates the opportunity to be part of Mr. Manilow’s program in support of student arts programming, said Dr. David Benson, Superintendent. The donated instruments will benefit students in need across the District, allowing greater participation in our many fine instrumental music programs.”