NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 — On July 25th, VH1 and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation along with event chairs, Julie and William Macklowe, will bring a music festival vibe to the Hamptons to raise money for music education programs in public schools with an exclusive event. The event will take place at a private residence with a host committee including, Kelly Bensimon, Matt Breitenbach, Tom Calderone, Paul Cothran, Joseph & Mireya D’Angelo, Jeff Goldstein, Debra Halpert, Perez Hilton, Mark Mullett, Beth Orozco, Scott Rauch, Rosanna Scotto & Lou Ruggiero, Gordon & Jennifer Singer, Matt Speilman, Lisa Versacio andSamantha Yanks.
The first event of its kind for the Foundation, the summer celebration will honor individuals who personify the spirit of music in their respective fields. Honorees include, Charlie Walk, Executive Vice President of Republic Records, Linda Perry, Singer/ Songwriter/ Producer, Bozoma Saint John, SVP, Head of Global Marketing at Beats Music and Nathan Cohen, Grace A. Dunn Middle School Music Teacher. The evening combines high-energy musical performances with a twist of laid-back, casual luxury – brought to life through the evening’s unique decor, sponsored experiences and live music. Performances throughout the night will include Grace A. Dunn Middle School, a 2012 grant recipient from Trenton, NJ, DJ Theory, Singer-Songwriter James Bay and VH1 Save The Music Alumni Ambassador, Ingrid Michaelson.
Guests will be able to explore, interact and enjoy a variety of experiences from sponsors including, Avnet, William Hill Estate Wines, Marimekko, Raymond Weil, Alex and Ani, vbeaute, Tequila Don Julio, Corona Extra/Corona Light, Henri Bendel, Hamptons Magazine and VOSS Artesian Water from Norway.
A limited number of tickets to the event are available for purchase at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vh1-save-the-music-honors-tickets-11578909831
In support of this exciting event, VH1 Save The Music has developed a series of ancillary activities that will also raise funds in support of the Foundation.
- SoulCycle East Hampton Ride For Charity – On Friday, July 25th from 2:30 – 3:15PM, join Foundation supporter and SoulCycle instructor Mireya D’Angelo for a ride and Athleta gift bag.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vh1-save-the-music-honors-soulcycle-ride-for-charity-tickets-11918878687
- John Varvatos East Hampton – Mention “VH1 Save The Music” from July 25th – July 27th and John Varvatos will donate 20% of sales to the Foundation
- Uber – From July 25th – July 27th use code “HamptonsHonors” and Uber will provide all new users with$40 off of their first ride and donate $5 for every new rider to the Foundation.
- VH1 Save The Music Honors 2014 CharityBuzz.com Auction – July 10th – 30th on CharityBuzz.com, memorabilia and experiences from Imagine Dragons, Beyonce, Pharrell, Katy Perry, Amy Winehouse,Mariah Carey and more will be auctioned
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About VH1 Save The Music Foundation
The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America’s public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child’s complete education. To date, VH1 Save The Music has provided more than $51 million in new musical instruments to 1,900 public schools in more than 192 school districts around the country, impacting the lives of over 2.3 million children. Get involved at www.vh1savethemusic.org and follow us on twitter @vh1savethemusic.
SOURCE VH1 Save The Music Foundation