The Lisa Lopes Foundation Announces 1st Annual Left Eye Music Fest on July 28th in Atlanta

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Family, Friends and Fellow Celebrities Unite to Honor the Beloved Performer on 10th Anniversary of Her Passing

Lisa is a musical icon and it’s only fitting that we remember her talent and contributions with a creative showcase of all things my sister loved; music, fashion, food and family...It will be an event to remember!~Reigndrop Lopes

The Lisa Lopes Foundation will proudly present the 1st Annual Left Eye Music Fest on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Porter Sandford III Performing Arts Center at 3181 Rainbow Drive in Decatur, GA. The family-fun event will fuse and celebrate Left Eye's original style and eclectic taste in music, fashion, food and fun. Open to the public, the 1-day festival featuring a kids concert, talent showcase, fashion show and star studded tribute concert, will follow the invitation-only Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Press Reception and Legacy Celebration on her birthday; Sunday, May 27, 2012. Proceeds from the exclusive reception and music fest will benefit the programs and initiatives of the Lisa Lopes Foundation.

The 1st Annual Left Eye Music Fest (#LEMF) was envisioned by Lisa’s younger siblings; Ronald and Reigndrop Lopes to commemorate the legacy of the critically acclaimed artist. The annual event will rally fans, arts and entertainment and national communities to offer a philanthropic & interactive live media experience to the masses, in Lisa’s honor.

“Lisa is a musical icon and it’s only fitting that we remember her talent and contributions with a creative showcase of all things my sister loved; music, fashion, food and family,” said Reigndrop. “It will be an event to remember!

Philadelphia native Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was most widely known as a member of Hip Hop/Pop/R&B super group TLC. The group skyrocketed to success in the early 90’s selling over 50 million albums worldwide before Lopes’ tragic death in a car accident in 2002.

About The Lisa Lopes Foundation (LLF):

LLF is a 501c3 nonprofit, pioneered by the vision and legacy of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. Our goal is to provide youth from low income communities and diverse cultural backgrounds with innovative programs and resources to increase motivation and strengthen their desire to succeed in school and beyond. (http://www.lisalopesfoundation.org) In 2006 LLF partnered with Innovative Approaches to create the New Kn.E.R.D.S. Music Project.

The New Kn.E.R.D.S. are young educational activists that serve as the voice for social and educational issues students are facing inside and outside of schools. They have created songs to educate the world about issues such as bullying, low-motivation in the classroom,violence among our youth, pervasive images on the internet, and the list goes on (http://www.newknerds.com).

For additional info regarding the Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Music Fest visit:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lefteyemusicfest

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lfteyemusicfest

Tumblr: http://www.lefteyemusicfest.tumblr.com

For media credentials, interview requests and talent participation inquiries contact official Left Eye Music Fest Publicist and Talent Coordinator Trea Davenport, Trea Day Management & Publicity at 678-327-8281 or treadaypr(at)gmail(dot)com.

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