GLORIA ESTEFAN, QUEEN LATIFAH & EMERIL LAGASSE JOIN TOGETHER FOR “MIAMI ROCKS FOR RELIEF” BENEFITING HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS
Miami Beach, FL (September 21, 2005) Ocean Drive magazine, CBS 4-WFOR , Estefan Enterprises, Emeril’s Miami Beach, The Insider, The Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Clear Channel Radio Broadcasting and Sports Talk 790 THE TICKET are teaming up for “MIAMI ROCKS FOR RELIEF,” in effort to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The event will be held on September 30th, 2005 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel on the beach in a tented area. Gloria Estefan and Queen Latifah will both be performing at the star-studded benefit, additional artists still to be confirmed. The evening will also include guest appearances by A-list celebrities and athletes, and will feature HBO’s Entourage star Adrian Grenier.
The Insider’s Host Pat O’Brien will act as the event’s emcee and The Insider will be broadcasting its Friday show from the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, featuring exclusive interviews and rehearsals with the artists. Prior to the evening’s blockbuster concert, which includes a special performance by rock band, The Honey Brothers, Chef Emeril Lagasse, New Orleans’ most famous restaurateur and celebrity Chef Norman Van Aken will co-host a VIP sit-down dinner. The elegant meal will include performances by a top jazz band and concert guests will be treated to Emeril’s famous gumbo, both as an ode to the New Orleans’ spirit and people. The event will also feature a live and silent auction, premiere performance seating and a private after party.
Money raised from “MIAMI ROCKS FOR RELIEF” will go to, CBS 4 ’s Neighbors 4 Neighbors, The Emeril Lagasse Employee Disaster Relief Fund, MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund and The American Red Cross.
Supporting the event are top-level sponsors Southern Wine & Spirits, Logistics Management Group, Swank Audio/Visuals, Miami Executive Aviation and The Hit Factory Criteria -Miami.
General admission tickets are available now and can be purchased through Ticketmaster for $250.00 at www.ticketmaster.com . VIP tables can be purchased by contacting Jill Martin at 305.639.4552 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lauren Reitman: 305.532.2544 x 1255 email@example.com
Laura Mejia: 305.695.7053 LMejia@estefan.com