A New or Gently Used Musical Instrument can be Exchanged at Paris Las Vegas for Show Ticket Beginning August 18
LAS VEGAS (August 18 , 2010) Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow’s non-profit organization, the Manilow Music Project, will put musical instruments into the hands of Clark County School District middle and high school students beginning with a major donation this Fall. Beginning August 18, fans who bring a new or gently used musical instrument to the Paris Theatre box office will receive a voucher for the performance date of their choice. The Manilow Music Project (MMP) is part of The Manilow Fund for Health and Hope and was formed in response to the needs of public schools and their severely depleted music programs, and works towards highlighting these programs. Additionally, MMP aids these programs in the form of donations of instruments and materials to further music education around the country.
“I’m honored to be able to give the gift of music to so many not just for a night, but for a lifetime” says Manilow.
The Manilow Music Project is also funded by the Manilow Paris Platinum Experience Tickets, which are sold at all performances. The Platinum Experience Ticket includes a front row seat, pre-show champagne reception, meet & greet and photo with Barry Manilow, and an autographed show program. Fans can book online at www.starz.bz/manilowfund or by calling 310.957.5788.
Manilow is currently performing 78 shows a year for two years at the Paris Theatre at Paris Las Vegas. The shows are produced by STILETTO Entertainment in conjunction with AEG Live and Paris Las Vegas.
Tickets for performances through January 16, 2011 are now available on-line at Vegas.com or Ticketmaster.com, in person at the Paris Theatre box office, or by calling 1.800.745.3000. Ticket prices are $250, $175, $125, $95 and $65. Front Row tickets for these dates are available now atwww.FrontRowManilow.com. Visit www.parislasvegas.com for room and ticket packages. For more information on Barry Manilow at Paris Las Vegas visit www.ManilowParis.com
Directed by renowned stage and film choreographer and director Jeffrey Hornaday (Flashdance, A Chorus Line, High School Musical 4), this new show casts Manilow’s hits in a new light in the intimate and elegant 1,500 seat Paris ThÃ©Ã¢tre. Including exhilarating new video elements and all the songs that have made him a pop culture icon over the past 35 years, the show brings the energy, sincerity and melody of Manilow at his best to a spectacular yet personal crescendo.
With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Barry Manilow is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time, according to R&R (Radio & Records); with no less than 25 consecutive top 40 hits to his credit between 1975 and 1983, on the Billboard Hot 100. Manilow has worked on over 40 albums over the course of his career as a singer, songwriter, arranger and producer. He recently released “The Greatest Love Songs of All Time”, a new album chronicling the most touching love songs ever written.
About The Manilow Music Project (MMP)
In 2008 in response to the needs of public schools and their severely depleted music programs, Barry Manilow gathered some friends and formed The Manilow Music Project as part of his non-profit, Manilow Fund for Health and Hope. The mission statement of the Project highlights the importance of music programs in U.S. schools and donates instruments and materials to school music programs.
About STILETTO Entertainment
STILETTO Entertainment is an international entertainment production, management and marketing company producing hundreds of concerts, theatrical productions, production shows, TV specials and live events throughout the world. STILETTO maintains rehearsal, production and warehouse facilities at its principal offices in Los Angeles. More information is available at www.stilettoentertainment.com.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices, and thirty state-of-the-art venues. The company is currently producing tours and productions including Cher at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Barry Manilow at Paris Las Vegas and Celine Dion who will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in March 2011. The concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Leonard Cohen, Miley Cyrus, The Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson, Wisin & Yandel, Britney Spears, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Paul McCartney, KISS, Mo’Nique and American Idols Live. AEG Live is the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. For more information, go to www.aeglive.com.
About Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas is a Harrah’s Entertainment resort. From its dramatic 50-story replica of the Eiffel Tower to authentic architectural reproductions, Paris Las Vegas features elegant decor, European-inspired boutiques and a distinctive array of fine cuisine, including Chef Joho’s acclaimed Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Les Artistes Steakhouse and French-bistro Mon Ami Gabi. The resort celebrates the romance and excitement of the European City of Light. In the heart of the famous Las Vegas Strip, the passion and sophistication of Paris Las Vegas transports guests to Europe’s most romantic city.