Jazz in the Gardens Announces Music Choice as the Presenting Festival Sponsor

Jazz in the Gardens is “Powered” by Music Choice Two Day Festival Includes Kelly Rowland, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and More

Miami Gardens, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2014

The City of Miami Gardens’ 9th annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival at Sun Life Stadium is proud to announce Music Choice as the presenting sponsor for the 2014 event. The sponsorship is a continued celebration of Music Choice’s Black History Month celebration and its partnership with the City of Miami Gardens. The event takes place March 14-15, 2014 in Miami Gardens and the all-star lineup includes: Grammy Award winners LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx and Anthony Hamilton; R&B artists Trey Songz, and original Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland; bass guitar legend Stanley Clarke; beloved Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly; R&B funk group Mint Condition; six octave vocal songstress Rachelle Farrell; and 2014 Grammy nominee jazz artist Boney James.

Damon Williams, VP Programming at Music Choice stated: “Music Choice is very excited about our partnership with the City of Miami Gardens. They have done an outstanding job building Jazz in the Gardens into one of the premiere events in the country. Music Choice is going all in to highlight the event across our national network in a big way. Anytime you can feature today's hottest artists like Jamie Foxx, Trey Songz and Kelly Rowland along with an icon like Frankie Beverly and Maze it just drives our audience to tune-in to our network to learn more about the festival!"

As part of the partnership, Music Choice is creating a Jazz in the Gardens destination on Music Choice On Demand that includes a dedicated Jazz in the Gardens folder and Video Playlist that highlights the performers who will appear at the two day celebration of African American entertainment, culture and community. The playlist entitled Jazz in the Gardens will feature some of the hottest artists who will appear on stage in Miami Gardens including Kelly Rowland, Trey Songz, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J and many more! Video playlists will be available for free nationally on Video On Demand starting March 3rd.

Music Choice will also do several national and local radio promotions, social media engagement and a flyaway sweepstakes with its television affiliates Cablevision and Mediacom to promote the event to its national audience.

Tickets are on sale now at jazzinthegardens.com, the Sun Life Stadium Box Office, and http://www.ticketmaster.com Two day tickets start at $80, single day tickets start at $50 and advance purchase tickets for the Friday night opening party are $45. Jazz in the Gardens will kick off on Friday, March 14th, with the Women’s Impact Conference & Luncheon at Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club. Later that evening, Jazz in the Gardens will host an inaugural Friday night opening party at Calder Casino; the headlining performer will be named at a later date.

For more information about Jazz in the Gardens, visit jazzinthegardens.com, “like” us at.facebook.com/jazzinthegardens, follow twitter.com/jazzgardens and instagram.com/jitg9 #JITG9.

For more information on Music Choice log on to musicchoice.com or join the conversation on Twitter:@MusicChoice|Facebook.com/MusicChoice

About City of Miami Gardens:
The City of Miami Gardens celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2013. Miami Gardens is the 33rd city in Miami-Dade County. With a population of approximately 110,000, it is the third largest city in Miami-Dade County. Miami Gardens is a solid, working and middle class community of unique diversity. It is the largest predominantly African-American municipality in Florida and boasts many Caribbean and Hispanic residents. The City hosted the 2010 FedEx Orange Bowl, the 2010 NFL Pro Bowl™ and Super Bowl XLIV™, 2013 Orange Bowl and 2013 BCS National Championship game. The City has demonstrated steady growth in the areas of community and economic development, and has gained a reputation for being a hot destination in South Florida. (miamigardens-fl.gov)

About Music Choice:
Music Choice, the multi-platform video and music network, delivers its music programming to millions of consumers nationwide through their televisions, online and mobile devices. Music Choice programs dozens of uninterrupted music channels; produces originals that feature today’s hottest established and emerging artists; offers thousands of music videos; and launched Music Choice Play, the music video, lifestyle and entertainment network for Millennials. (musicchoice.com)

Media Contacts:
JITG: Elvis Anderson, Circle of One Marketing, elvis(at)circleofonemarketing(dot)com, 305- 576-3790
Music Choice: Josefa Paganuzzi, jpaganuzzi(at)musicchoice(dot)com, 646-459-3357


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