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Hotline Message – October 1st 2012

Help Barry Help 27 Charities!


In 2009, Barry performed five concerts at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert and raised almost a half million dollars for charity!  


This year, Barry is supporting 27 desert charities with his GIFT OF LOVE II concert series at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA on December 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16.  Tickets are available to the public, starting tomorrow, October 2 at www.mccallumtheatre.com or by calling 001 760 340 2787.   Let’s help Barry raise even more money this year and make this “a gift of love” that these special charities will remember forever!  


Check out all of the “GIFT OF LOVE II” details in the press release below.  


Speaking of the holidays, Barry’s new holiday compilation album, BARRY MANILOW: THE CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM, is in stores tomorrow!  You can pick it up in your favorite store or order online at:  http://www.starz.bz/barrymanilow/product.cfm?product=4392  


This new compilation is packed with selections from Barry’s vast catalog of holiday favorites:  


1. Silver Bells  

2. Happy Holiday/White Christmas  

3. Jingle Bells (Duet with Exposé)  

4. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer  

5. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm  

6. Violets For Your Furs  

7. The Christmas Waltz  

8. Christmas Is Just Around The Corner (from “Cranberry Christmas”)  

9. (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays  

10. Because It’s Christmas (For All The Children)  

11. River  

12. Silent Night/I Guess There Ain’t No Santa Claus  

13. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town  

14. Joy To The World/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas  

15. It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve  

16. A Gift Of Love  


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   


BARRY MANILOW BRINGS HIS “GIFT OF LOVE” CONCERTS BACK TO BENEFIT 27 LOCAL DESERT CHARITIES  


Palm Springs, CA—In December 2009, music legend Barry Manilow, debuted “A Gift of Love,”   a five-night holiday concert series at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA.  The concert series raised nearly half million dollars for local Coachella Valley charities.  Manilow, a Palm Springs resident, is bringing this special concert series back to the McCallum Theatre this December.  Beginning on December 11th, 2012 and continuing on December 12th, 14th, 15th and 16th, the “Gift of Love II” concert series will honor 27 local charities each night.  Manilow will perform his hit songs in addition to special songs from his vast catalog of holiday favorites.  


“We are thrilled to be able to bring ‘A Gift of Love’ back to the Valley.  Being able to give back to my hometown, both in song and charitable support, makes this concert series a very personal and special event for me,” said Manilow. “The 27 recipient charities are invaluable to the Palm Springs community, so extending the holiday spirit of giving to these non-profit organizations is really a special treat.”  


“A Gift of Love II” is presented by Garry Kief of STILETTO Entertainment and Arny Granat of JAM Productions.  The concert series is sponsored by:  Tucker Cheadle, Susan DuBow, Frances C. and H.N. Berger Foundation, Helene Galen, Marshall Gelfand, Kay Hazen, James Houston, James Hummer, Kennedy Street Enterprises, Michael Klein, Brooke Koehler, Dale and Carole Haes-Landon, Harold Matzner, McMahon RV, David Narz, Madeline Redstone, Jan and Mike Salta, Esther and Walter Schoenfeld, Barbara and Frank Sinatra, and STILETTO Entertainment.  


Tickets for Barry Manilow’s “A Gift of Love II” are available beginning October 2nd at www.mccallumtheatre.com, with prices ranging from $250.00 to $25.00.  Proceeds will be divided among the various charities.  


Barry Manilow's unparalleled career encompasses virtually every arena of music, including performing, composing, arranging and producing. A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Manilow has triumphed in every medium of entertainment.  With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Barry Manilow is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time with 48 top 40 hits. Manilow has produced, arranged, and released over 40 albums over the course of his career.  This pop icon has written hundreds of songs and performed around the globe thrilling millions of fans, winning a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award and an Oscar nomination along the way.  


 “A Gift of Love II” Beneficiary Charities:  

The local charities benefiting from Barry Manilow’s upcoming “A Gift of Love II” holiday concert series include: Advancing the Interests of Animals, Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation, Animal Samaritans, Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS of the Desert), College Of The Desert, Desert AIDS Project, Desert Arc, Desert Best Friends Closet, Desert Cancer Foundation, Desert Samaritans for Seniors, Desert Symphony, FIND Food Bank, Inc., Gilda’s Club Desert Cities, Guide Dogs of the Desert, Manilow Music Project, Mizell Senior Center, Olive Crest, Paws and Hearts, Pegasus Riding Academy for the Handicapped, Shelter From The Storm, Stroke Recovery Center, Temple Isaiah Fund, The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, The Living Desert, Tools for Tomorrow, and United Cerebral Palsy – Inland Empire.