Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s July 12th Concert
[Salt Lake City, UT—June 25, 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 Salt Lake City at the Maverik Center on July 12th 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 Salt Lake County public schools in collaboration with Granite School District. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument to the Maverik Center will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre-selected seat locations) for Manilow’s July 12th concert in Salt Lake City, UT.
“I’m thrilled to be able to help bring the gift of music to these kids,” states Manilow.
The Maverik Center will be the base for the instrument drive in Salt Lake County, from now through July 12th. The instrument drop off location is open between 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
“Granite School District is delighted to be teaming with the Manilow Music Project in providing musical instruments for students in the Salt Lake Valley,” said Dr. Martin Bates, Superintendent. “This commitment to bolster music education in public schools is so needed and appreciated. While we champion a variety of arts opportunities in our district, this initiative will put instruments in the hands of students who might not otherwise have such advantages, and we couldn’t be more grateful.”
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, in person at the Maverik Center, 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.
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