MUSIC UNITES NAMED OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER OF GOVERNORS BALL 2011
Governors Ball Agrees to Donate a Portion of Ticket Sale Proceeds to Non-Profit Music Unites
New York, NY (June 8, 2011)– Music Unites, a New York based 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to bringing music education to underprivileged children in underfunded inner city school systems, is excited to partner with Governors Ball for their 2011 festival. The all day music fest will take place on Saturday, June 18 2011 on Governors Island in NYC and will feature performances by Empire of the Sun, Big Boi (of Outkast), Passion Pit (DJ Set), Pretty Girl and much more.
The Governors Ball wholeheartedly supports the goals and mission of Music Unites and is urging individuals to do the same. When one purchases an online pass to the Festival, there will be an option to donate an additional amount to Music Unites. For those who have already purchased Festival tickets, they can enter into a very special Music Unites raffle to win some very special prizes, including:
· 1 General Admission Festival Ticket – $1
· 2 Backstage Passes – $10
· Meet & Greet with performing artists People Under The Stairs
To enter the raffle, click here. Tickets are now on sale at www.govball.com For more information on Music Unites, please visit: www.musicunites.org
About Music Unites
Music Unites is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting emerging and established artists and bringing music education to students in underfunded inner city school systems. Our goal is to connect people through the universality of music by providing opportunities for a rich musical experience. Presenting a variety of performances in different venues and locations, we connect audiences with artists and provide opportunities for exposure to the diverse world of music. We support the community through a variety of music education programs.www.musicunites.org, find us on Facebook – Music Unites; follow us on Twitter @Music_Unites.
About Founders Entertainment:
Founders Entertainment is a New York City based event production and promotion company formed by former employees of Superfly Productions, ICM and Paradigm Talent Agencies, and Zenbu Media Group. With wide-ranging experience within the music business and event promotion industries, Founders Entertainment is built upon a strong foundation of knowledge when it comes to throwing unique and highly entertaining world-class events. As the former Director of Superfly Events Group, partner Tom Russell played an integral part in producing and project managing Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and the Superfly Jazzfest Concert Series. Partner Jordan Wolowitz has years of experience within the talent booking industry, having spent time at Paradigm Talent Agency and International Creative Management, handling day to day booking operations of Neil Young, Muse, and The Strokes, among others. Since receiving his MBA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, partner Yoni Reisman has taken part in all facets of the music business, working closely with Record Labels, Artist Management Companies, and large scale Festivals. Drawing upon this well rounded experience base, Founders Entertainment’s mission is to conceive, curate, and execute incredibly enjoyable events that not only feed people’s passion for live music, but also leave a lasting, positive impression on everyone involved.