Award-Winning Country Music Group Will Rock the Stage With the Power2Save

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Sibling trio, The Band Perry, Will Headline Upcoming Power2Save Concert—an Event to Raise Money and Awareness About Organ Transplantation

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Power2Save Concert with The Band Perry

Award-winning sibling trio, The Band Perry is scheduled to rock the stage in Madison, WI during the Power2Save Concert on Friday, November 1st at the Alliant Energy Center. The event will support the Power2Save initiative, a foundation developed by the American Society of Transplantation (AST) in an effort to help increase awareness about the importance of organ donation, raise funds for medical research and celebrate the miracle of transplantation.

Tickets to the Power2Save Concert are available through Ticketmaster.com. The exclusive Power2Save VIP experience is available only through power2save.org and includes:

  • Premium event seating
  • An all-access pass to a pre-concert reception with complimentary food and beverage
  • A signed copy of The Band Perry’s new CD, Pioneer

All donations and proceeds from the Power2Save Concert ticket sales will be used to fund medical research and the advancements of transplantation.

Aimed at shaping the future of transplantation in the United States, the Power2Save initiative focuses on supporting the latest advances in medical research, which is critical in giving patients and their families the greatest chance to live long, healthy, and productive lives after transplantation.

“In order to reduce the number of individuals waiting to receive a viable organ, we must first educate the public about the need and the importance of registering as a donor,” said Daniel R. Salomon, M.D, president of AST. “An average of 18 people die each day, due to the severe shortage of organs available. One registered donor has the power to make a difference and save up to eight lives.”

As advocates for patient health, members of AST are also focusing their efforts on spanning the development of the latest drug therapies to help improve patient and donor lives, post-transplantation.

“For many patients suffering from end-stage organ failure, transplantation offers a second chance at living a normal life,” added Salomon. “We need to take every opportunity to advance awareness of the life-saving importance of organ donation and transplant research; each and every individual has the power to be a hero and make a difference in the lives of others.”

To get involved with Power2Save and to purchase concert tickets, visit http://www.power2save.org. To request a press pass to the event, contact Caitlin Watterson at 856-642-4218.

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About Power2Save: Power2Save (P2S) is an initiative developed by the American Society of Transplantation (AST), dedicated to increasing public awareness around the importance of donating organs, advocating for patient health, and funding transplant research through the Transplant Research Institute. Partners of the 2013 Power2Save Concert include Genentech; a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions; Novartis; a global company providing innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies; Astellas, a global pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving lives through innovative and effective medicines. For more information about Power2Save and the 2013 Power2Save concert, visit http://www.power2save.org. Stay connected on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ThePower2Save and on Twitter: @ThePower2Save.

About AST: The American Society of Transplantation (AST) is an international organization of more than 3,200 professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation. Through Power2Save and the Power2Save concert, AST builds on more than 30 years of improving human life through the miracle of transplantation.

About The Band Perry: Since releasing their self-titled debut album on Republic Nashville in 2010, The Band Perry has ascended to dizzying heights. Fronted by Kimberly Perry and rounded out by her younger brothers Neil and Reid, the band has notched a string of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum “If I Die Young” (which climbed to #1 on Billboard’s Country and AC charts); the platinum “You Lie;” and the gold Country #1 “All Your Life.” Their gold-certified sophomore release PIONEER features two consecutive #1 smashes – the platinum “Better Dig Two” and the gold “DONE.,” which earned Neil and Reid Perry their first chart-topper as songwriters. The project, produced by Dann Huff, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #2 All Genre, selling more than 130,000 in the first week and receiving acclaim from top critics across the country. Their latest single, “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely,” is already in the Top 25 at Country radio. The Band Perry have also enjoyed sold-out headlining dates and recently announced their first global headline arena dates — WE ARE PIONEERS World Tour. Additionally, they have taken over the American television airwaves with unforgettable performances on the ACM, CMA, Grammy and Billboard Music Awards as well as American Idol, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Ellen, The Talk, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Arsenio Hall Show. Their showering of honors include multiple ACM, CMA, and CMT Music Awards, as well as GRAMMY, Teen Choice, AMA, ACA, and Billboard Music Award nominations — all of which has cemented the sibling trio as one of the hottest acts in recent history. Currently, the talented trio is nominated for Vocal Group of the Year at the CMA Awards, airing November 6 on the ABC Television Network at 8:00P ET/PT. For more on The Band Perry, visit thebandperry.com and “join the family” at thefansperry.com.

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Media Contacts:
Caitlin Watterson/Power2Save
856-642-4218
cwatterson(at)ahint(dot)com

Vanessa Davis / The Band Perry
vanessadavis(at)splashpublicity(dot)com

Brian Bumbery / The Band Perry
brian(at)bbgunpress(dot)com

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