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California Launches John Lennon ‘Imagine’ License Plate Program to Help End Hunger in California, One Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) has commenced the pre-sale to put the iconic self-portrait image of John Lennon on California license plates which will help fund the state’s food banks. The special license plate features the famous John Lennon self-portrait image and the slogan, “IMAGINE no hunger.” Proceeds from sales will be administered by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and distributed to the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) to be utilized throughout the state of California for food bank programs.

Music Expo comes back to Miami, March 24 – Now in 4 major U.S. cities

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Expo, the conference to inspire music makers, announced today its second Miami edition to be held March 24, 2018 at SAE Institute. Hosted in association with Sound On Sound Magazine, the all-day conference will feature production and mixing workshops, music business panels, product demos as well as a beat battle.

Top 40-selling Texas State Men and Boys Choir Bound for Carnegie Hall Performance

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine performing at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York. That has long been the dream of members of the Top 40-selling Texas State Men & Boys Choir, who are currently celebrating their third anniversary. That anniversary will be marked by: the release of the choir’s fourth record, a four-city tour, and a magical Carnegie Hall performance.

Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford Draws Rave Reviews – 37,000 Experience World’s Biggest Beach Party

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Entercom Radio Miami produced Riptide Music Festival powered by Ford brought 37,000 people to Fort Lauderdale Beach to experience two-days of epic artists, amazing global cuisine and wine along with picture perfect weather that even included a supermoon! Riptide is produced by the staff of 104.3 The Shark, 102.7 The Beach, 101.5 LITE FM and 790 The Ticket.

Is Rock Music making a comeback? Dan Spirk releases debut single ‘So Good To Me’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harlem based Rock, Pop singer/songwriter Dan Spirk debut single “So Good To Me” is a highly personal look into the internal conflicts of a man. With the track being written and performed on all instruments by Spirk, the single is a song of ambiguous and personal satire. Delivered in a tongue and cheek romance. Wrapped up in “Bare Naked Rock & Roll” which debuted on November 26, 2017.

’70s Soul Singer The Natural Four’s Chris Bell Pens Revealing Memoir ‘Music Saved My Life’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit “Can This Be Real” is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs “Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70’s R&B/Soul Singer” (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.

Historic partnership of Long Beach arts organizations create family classic THE CHRISTMAS CAROL in the Ernest Borgnine Theatre

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Children’s Theater of Long Beach (CTLB), and The Scottish Rite Cathedral announce a wonderful partnering of resources and talent for a 2017 holiday musical production of “The Christmas Carol.” Plays Dec. 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre, 855 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, CA.

Dallas’ 11th Annual Feast of Sharing Features Emerald City Band

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald City Band will be performing at the Annual Feast of Sharing today in the Centennial Building at Fair Park (1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, Texas). This free holiday meal for the less fortunate in Dallas is open to people of all ages and is served by volunteers “restaurant style.”

Artist Zepet Releases New EP

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop rock artist Zepet recently announced the release of his new EP “Zepet” on November 1, 2017. The album features four distinctive tracks that will definitely stir up troubling emotions inside of listeners.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Stand-Up Comedy CD by Ty Barnett – ‘Grown Man…Baby Steps’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “GROWN MAN…BABY STEPS” by TY BARNETT. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. “GROWN MAN…BABY STEPS” is a unique opportunity to hang out with the hilarious and incredibly talented TY BARNETT.

Emerald City Band’s New Year’s Eve Party Moves to Hilton Anatole in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald City Band’s New Year’s Eve Party in Dallas – “ECNYE Rock the ’18” – will be held at a new location this year: the Hilton Anatole, a 4-star hotel located at 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas’ Market Center and Design District, 5 minutes from Uptown and Downtown Dallas. The previous five ECNYE events took place at the Hotel InterContinental in Addison.

Forty-Four Years Later Coveted Vinyl Album ‘Zerfas’ Officially Released on CD

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than four decades, Ozone Unlimited is releasing an extremely rare collectible album – “Zerfas” – on compact disc. And it’s doing it to coincide with Halloween. Why? The original album cover design is orange and black to give a nod to the occasion, the same time of year the original album was first released in ’73.

Stage to Studio Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor Los Angeles Native PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre in Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springing forth following eight years of tours as “Narrator” with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, “Born For This: The Musical,” Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, “The Story Begins,” via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.

Music Entrepreneur Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit’s ‘Music as a Business Telesummit’ Featuring Renowned Industry Specialists

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mia A. Irizarry, a successful music entrepreneur and the CEO of TrendCulprit, an online music business and support portal for independent artists, has gathered some of the industry’s most brilliant minds to discuss their views, techniques and secrets to the business. Their insightful presentations will be revealed September 5 through September 25 as TrendCulprit hosts the innovative “Music as a Business Telesummit.”

PIT STOP PLAYERS PRESENTS: ‘Absolut Collusion’ – An Evening of Great Russian Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with “ABSOLUT COLLUSION,” an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Lucas Rabel’s debut album ‘Western Amber Skies’ is bold and uplifting

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucas Rabel is a multi-talented instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has spent his life traveling the states, playing music and honing his sound. Lucas has lived in Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Chicago and Atlanta to share his infectious tunes. Recently, he released his debut album titled “Western Amber Skies.”

What is the Best Lullaby for a Child’s Bedtime or Nap Time?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents everywhere may soon be celebrating the fact that putting children to bed just got easier with the worldwide release of “Subliminal Lullaby” from singers Autumn Sky Wolfe and Debra Byrd. Available on iTunes and CD Baby, a portion of the profits from song sales are going to the Autism Speaks nationwide nonprofit organization.

UPROAR ENTERTAINMENT releases Stand-Up Comedy CD by ERIK KNOWLES – ‘HIGH AND TIGHT’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “HIGH AND TIGHT” by ERIK KNOWLES. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., “HIGH AND TIGHT” provides a hilarious glimpse into the life of Erik Knowles. From his experiences in the U.S. Marine Corps to his current role as a father and husband, Erik Knowles finds the inspiration for his humor in his everyday life.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Jamal Doman ‘Consequences & Repercussions’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Consequences & Repercussions” by Jamal Doman, recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today’s most talented comedians.

Austin, Texas-Based Internet Program MICHAUX TV Represents The Retro-fied Future of Live Music Television

AUSTIN, Texas, July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soul singer, songwriter, recording engineer, producer and learned music enthusiast Michaux (pronounced “me-show”) is in the midst of launching an intimate and engaging new live music show called “MICHAUX TV.” Inspired by Hall & Oates lead singer Daryl Hall’s successful TV program “Live from Daryl’s House,” Austin, Texas-based “MICHAUX TV” presents a platform for living room-like live performance coupled with thoughtful conversation that flows very much like breaking bread over a stone soul kitchen table.

Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, announce Michael O. (of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’) Benefit Concert Event

WESTBROOK, Maine, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event “ON MY OWN” to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Gayla Johnson

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Black Wives Matter” by Gayla Johnson. A diverse, intelligent comedienne, Gayla Johnson entertains audiences with her stories and her characters, treating her listener to her unique view of the world we live in.

New Ballad of Love Brings ‘Hope’ for Mother’s Day

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4818 Records, LLC today announced that as we prepare to honor women everywhere on Mother’s Day 2017 Sunday, May 14, a beautiful new ballad titled “Never Let Me Go” has been released as a single and video to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Greater Fort Worth.

‘Final, Final Farewell Tour of Dick and Delores DelRubio’ – 17-State Tour of Hilarious Theatrical Cabaret Production

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palmer Productions and The Most Innocently Inappropriate Couple That Never Was Presents the new world-renowned musical, “The Final, Final Farewell Tour of Dick & Delores DelRubio,” starring Alan Palmer and Andrew Orbison.

Errol Moore Releases New Single ‘Free Your Mind’ (May 5) from the Album: ‘Good Morning Jah’

ATLANTA, Ga., April 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Island Gruve Music Works, a full service music production company, is excited as we prepare to launch Errol Moore’s highly anticipated new CD Single “Free Your Mind.” The single is slated for release on May 5, 2017.

UPROAR ENTERTAINMENT releases 4th Stand-Up Comedy CD by KRISTIN KEY – Fast-paced, Quick Witted, Hilarious and Outrageous

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “I’m A Hooker” by Kristin Key. Armed with her quick wit and her trusty guitar, the Texas native slings her signature goofy songs and hilarious jokes on her fourth collaboration with Uproar Entertainment.

Lil Uzi Vert Headlines Spring Break Explosion Music Festival at MGM Park in Biloxi

BILOXI, Miss., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On this tenth anniversary of the Mississippi Spring Break Weekend, Splash Life Booking LLC is announcing the 1st annual Spring Break Explosion music festival, to be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at MGM Park. For a decade now, college students and those seeking a white sandy beach getaway, come from all over the south to Biloxi for parties and other regional events during the “Mississippi Spring Break” weekend.

Art-In-Relation Features a Cavalcade of Talent in a Unique Two Night Engagement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Sills, founder and executive producer of Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), announces a grand benefit performance of “Broadway-LA.” After three successful seasons of theater in the Long Beach area, Art-In-Relation made its move to Los Angeles with two acclaimed productions, “Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party” and “Frankenstein, A New Musical” in the fall of 2016. They were honored to receive rave reviews and an “Ovation Recommendation” from the LA Theater Alliance.

Delphino Releases First Album – ‘Funny Cide’

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Combining the musical swagger of The Strokes, the DIY ethic of Black Flag, and the manic hair on fire delivery of Talking Heads, Delphino is a gritty indie rock band that just wants to get out of the basement and into your heart. Keeping the punk spirit in mind, over the past year Delphino has gone from playing in friends’ basements and house parties to recording, mixing, and self-distributing their debut album, “Funny Cide,” across New York.

UPROAR Entertainment releases Stand-Up Comedy CD by ALEX ELKIN – Unapologetic, Unexpected, and Undeniably Funny

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Live From Las Vegas” by Alex Elkin. Comedian Alex Elkin has a comedy style that is unique and true to himself. He is unapologetic, says what he thinks, delivers the unexpected, and knows what funny is.

‘Chillennial’ by Feraz Ozel Debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Comedy Chart

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is proud to announce that “Chillennial” by Feraz Ozel has debuted at #9 on The Billboard Comedy Chart in its first week of release. The Billboard Comedy Chart lists the week’s top selling comedy albums ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

Baby Boomer Singer Songwriter isn’t Searching or Seeking a Grammy or Looking for Fame

PLANT CITY, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delivering melodies, harmonies and lyrically driven songs, Ed Verner looks to a music passion with honesty, humility and humor. The end result and goal is neither world domination nor awards, but more so, another ear to listen, another person to download and maybe a few dollars on the side.

Phat Inc. Magazine and Subaru of San Bernardino Support Santa with 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local celebrity Vincent Ayon aka Invinceable, the publisher of Phat Inc. Magazine, is once again donning his Santa hat. With the support of Subaru of San Bernardino, the former hip hop artist proudly presents his 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive.

Run Up Them Bands with OGB Song of the Year

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dallas artist OG Bobby Billions released on Black Friday what might be one of the greatest debuts from a new talent – and according to him it’s only the beginning. On December 9 he will be releasing a more in-depth visual to the already buzzing “Bands” single.

Grammy Winner Pitbull to Speak at Palm Beach State College’s STEAM Fundraiser

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Palm Beach State College Foundation is proud to announce that Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as “Pitbull,” will be the keynote speaker for the Foundation’s 2017 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America. The event will take place February 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach.

Ali Cultural Arts to Offer Audio Engineering Program Thanks to a Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ali Cultural Arts is proud to announce that they will be launching “Miss Masters: Audio Engineering at the Ali” in spring 2017. This hand-on training opportunity empowers girls for careers as audio engineers, music producers and DJs.

The Second Spirit Releases Debut EP ‘Modern Life’ – Dream Saturated Indie Rock Electronica

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Second Spirit, an indie rock project, just released its debut EP, “Modern Life,” a five-song album, and its first single, “Rescue Car,” which personifies the physicality of love through a retro vibe, rock and roll groove and cool, fuzzy guitar leads. Part psychedelic, part post-rock, the album’s most cinematic side is filled with lush and memorable sonic backdrops that add a sense of depth and emotion to the tracks.

The Texas State Men & Boys Choir Releases Follow Up To Top 40 Record

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2016, The Texas State Men’s Choir, founded in January of 2015, released its debut record titled “Prayers, Poems & Promises” which reached #39 on iTunes classical charts in April. With the choir’s new treble addition and now renamed The Texas State Men & Boys Choir, they teamed up with The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir to offer a new Christmas album titled “Following The Star; Traditional Carols.”

An All New Female Singing Reality Competition Has Arrived On Scene!

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Next Female Superstar Series Corporation (TNFSSC) has green-lit “The Next Female Superstar(R),” an all-female reality singing competition series that focuses on digital artists’ audition video uploads and live-streaming auditions which stream from TNFSSC’s patent-pending Superstar Kiosks(TM) located in one of their local malls.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD ‘Orally Challenged’ by Jen Murphy – fierce, funny, fearless, and brash!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Orally Challenged” by Jen Murphy. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle Washington this CD showcases Jen Murphy – who fearlessly goes where few female comics have gone before.