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November 6, 2013

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) & Los Producers to Present 4th Annual Charity Show

Event benefitting ‘Education Through Music’ to be held November 20 at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas

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WHO: Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), Los Producers, Full Sail University, Lurssen Mastering, Rums Of Puerto Rico, Warner/Chappell Music, Latin GRAMMY nominees and top artists:

Andres Cepeda
Alex Cuba
Alex Syntek
Bomba Estereo
Eliacim
Gaby Moreno
Gian Marco
Illya Kuryaki
Jenny and The Mexicats
Jot Dog
Kany García
La Vida Boheme
Tommy Torres
La Santa Cecilia
Ximena Sariñana

WHAT: A unique evening of live music with spontaneous sets and collaborations from Latin GRAMMY winners and nominees, as well as Latin music trendsetters.

WHERE:
Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas (on the Las Vegas Strip)
3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Press check-in: 10:00 p.m.
Arrivals: 11:00 p.m.

WHY:
• On the eve of the Latin GRAMMYs, the Latin music industry at large joins forces to raise funds for a great cause.

• This year’s benefitting charity is Education Through Music – Los Angeles (http://www.etmla.org/), which promotes and provides music in disadvantaged schools as part of the core curriculum, thereby enhancing students‘ academic achievement and overall development.     

ABOUT LOS PRODUCERS
Los Producers was formed in Miami in 2004 as a collective of musicians,
engineers, and producers for the purpose of putting together charitable fundraisers. From day one, Los Producers wanted to ensure that 100 percent of the proceeds raised went directly to the charities chosen. Instead of forming a foundation, they simply choose the charity and have that charity handle all the funds. The members have raised money for organizations such as The Breast Cancer Center, F.O.R.E. Breast Cancer, Education Through Music and Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.  In 2010, they approached BMI about doing an annual event during Latin GRAMMY week, each year picking a worthy cause. The band members include GRAMMY-winning producers: Sebastian Krys, Dan Warner, and Lee Levin, along with John Falcone, Doug Emery, and Rodrigo Cardenas. Performers in past years have included Luis Fonsi, Franco De Vita, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Mika, Soraya, Jon Secada, JD Natasha, Circo, Aleks Syntek, Alex Cuba, Ilan Chester, Javier Garcia, Elsten Torres, La Vida Boheme, Jarabe de Palo, Kany Garcia, Andres Castro, Jose Tillan, Gustavo Menendez, Ron Taylor, Tom McWilliams, Eric Bazilian, Rafa Arcaute, Piolly Lopera, Mr. Pauer, Carla Morrison, Javier Garza, Armando Avila, Nelly Furtado and Juanes.

ABOUT EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC – LOS ANGELES:
Founded in 2006, the mission of Education Through Music - Los Angeles is to promote and provide music in disadvantaged schools as part of the core curriculum in order to enhance students’ academic achievement and creative and overall development.  We partner with low-income area elementary and middle schools that lack the resources for a school-wide music program, and collaborate with school and district leaders to customize a high quality, sequential music program that serves every child for the entire year. http://www.etmla.org/

ABOUT RUMS OF PUERTO RICO
Being Rum Capital of the world is the product of hard work. With rums from Puerto Rico you’re drinking a spirit backed by centuries of rum-making experience. We are responsible for exporting over 70% of the rum consumed in the U.S. Rums of Puerto Rico, a division of the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO), was created in 1948 to promote the quality and excellence of all the rums manufactured in Puerto Rico. The program reestablishes the fact that Puerto Rican Rums had been considered the best for centuries because of their highly demanding standards of quality. Enjoy the best rum, from the land of rum. Enjoy Rums of Puerto Rico responsibly.

ABOUT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC
Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing company of Warner Music Group, is home to a wide array of legendary songwriters and a rich catalog of contemporary hits and influential standards. With offices in more than 40 countries, Warner/Chappell provides deep expertise across a range of creative services and the most innovative opportunities for songwriters and copyright holders. With a history dating back more than 200 years, Warner/Chappell currently publishes and administers music from Barry Gibb, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Eric Clapton, fun., Gamble & Huff, Green Day, JAY Z, Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, Lionsgate Films, Madonna, Miramax Films, Muse, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Roc Nation, Stephen Sondheim, T.I., Timbaland and Wayne Hector, among many others.

Media Contact:
Marlene Meraz, BMI
310.289.6325
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