CITI PRESENTS LADY ANTEBELLUM'S "GOLDEN" RELEASE SHOW TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013 IN NEW YORK CITY
EVENT TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY THE AWARD-WINNING TRIO AND BENEFIT MUSICIANS ON CALL
LOS ANGELES, CA - April 23, 2013 - LADY ANTEBELLUM announced today their "GOLDEN" record release show at the McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, in New York City on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, presented by Citi. Tickets are available for purchase exclusively through the Citi Private Pass entertainment access program. Citi cardmembers can purchase up to two tickets on www.citiprivatepass.com beginning at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, April 24, 3013. A limited number of tickets will be available, and all event attendees will receive a CD of Lady Antebellum's new album "GOLDEN."
The celebration will feature an intimate performance by the multi-platinum award-winning trio. The performance will benefit Musicians On Call, who brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. That evening, a donation will be made to Musicians On Call on behalf of LadyAID™, Lady Antebellum's foundation formed to raise awareness and generate support for the plight of children locally, nationally, and globally who cannot otherwise help themselves. While in New York City, members of Lady Antebellum will also visit the pediatric unit of a local New York City Hospital.
"Whether in New York or Nashville, Citi Private Pass enables memorable experiences for our cardmembers to enjoy the music they love. This exclusive evening will celebrate new music from one of the most influential voices in country music today," said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing at Citi.
"Musicians On Call is thrilled to have Lady Antebellum support our mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients by going to a New York pediatric facility and entertaining the children there," said Dr. Leslie Faerstein, Executive Director of Musicians On Call. "We have been honored to have Lady A's support in the past and are so grateful to them for what they are doing in conjunction with their CD release."
Since its 2006 inception, Lady A had risen quickly to become Country Music's most influential current group. The group won the "Vocal Group of the Year" honor from both the CMA and from the ACM's three times in a row and sold 11 million albums worldwide. Nine of the band's singles went Gold, with four surpassing the Platinum mark. "Need You Now" went on to sell over seven million downloads and claimed five of the trio's seven career GRAMMY wins, including the all-genre "Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year." For more information on new music and upcoming appearances, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
ABOUT CITI PRIVATE PASS
Citi's Private Pass® Program enables Citi credit and debit cardmembers to purchase tickets to events where they can experience some of the best in sports, dining, music and family entertainment. In 2012 alone, Citi Private Pass offered cardmembers access to over 10,000 events across sports, dining, music and family entertainment. With more than 5,000 music events a year, Citi cardmembers can choose what appeals to them, whether it's taking the kids to their first concert or a VIP experience in an intimate venue.
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LadyAID™ was set up in 2012 by the seven-time GRAMMY award-winning trio Lady Antebellum as a philanthropic effort created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally. The multi-level organization reaches children across the state of Tennessee through grants to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. On a national level, LadyAID™ is supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and on a global level, myLIFEspeaks and The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The LadyAID™Fund is a component fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. For more information, visit www.LadyAID.org.
ABOUT MUSICIANS ON CALL
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. To date, its volunteers have played for over 300,000 people nationwide. Musicians On Call continues its mission through room-to-room hospital performances by local musicians and national celebrities as well as the CD Pharmacy Program. www.musiciansoncall.org