Franco Presents The 40th Anniversary Celebration of "Sly & The Family Stone" on 07/07/07

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Sly is back, live in concert and every Sly fan from around the world has an invitation to celebrate the innovator and father of funk's 40th Anniversary on his first major appearance in over 2 decades.

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Franco presents "Sly & The Family Stone," 07/07/07 at "Back In The Day" Summerfest 2007. This event is being sponsored by a non-profit organization.

The event is also featuring "Average White Band" and the Latin Rock Legends Supergroup, "The Latin Sensations," featuring: Jorge Santana & The original voices with both current and former members of Malo, El Chicano, Tierra & Sapo featuring Richard Bean, vocalist of the hit song "Suavecito."

For more concert information and tickets go online to http://www.francopresents.com or call toll free ticket line 1-800-620-6300

Event: "Back In The Day" Summerfest, July 7th, 2007
Sponsored by: Masada Music Ministries (non-profit), Masada Productions, Designs by Franco, Wine & Roses Limousine & Valley Yellow Pages.
Celebration: 40th anniversary of Sly along with the 4th of July & the 150th anniversary of San Jose
Time: All day - 10 am to 8 pm
Location: Arena Green Park, San Jose, CA. (downtown next to HP Pavilion)
Tickets: General Admission is $15
VIP's: Limited VIP sponsor seating available
Expected attendance: 20,000 plus

What's the Press saying?

Christopher Pratt of Elements Entertainment Los Angeles says about Sly's show 03/31/07… The show was incredible, they did all the hits and the crowd went nuts. It was an amazing show and sure to launch your new tour in style. Sly was the consummate professional and we had a great experience working with him.

Las Vegas Sun - April 02, 2007 …gives rave reviews regarding Stone's recent appearance in Las Vegas 03/31/07…His voice was strong and he seemed charged up at the experience, even moving to the edge of the stage to greet his amped-up fans. It was Stone's first Vegas show since a 1972 appearance at the Las Vegas Convention Center and who had since become a virtual recluse for two decades.

Shy Sly Stone picks S.J. for show
Reclusive singer books one U.S. concert so far: Arena Green in July…
By Shay Quillen Mercury News Article Launched: 04/06/2007
Ready for some "Hot Fun in the Summertime"? After two decades out of the spotlight, reclusive Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sly Stone has decided to return to the concert stage. Sly and the Family Stone will headline the "Back in the Day" event July 7 in the Arena Green park near HP Pavilion. The concert will also feature the Average White Band and the Latin Sensations, a Latin rock supergroup.

EURweb-Sly Stone appears at george wallace gig: Reclusive legend performs several numbers with Family Stone in Vegas. April 4, 2007…
Sly joined The Family band for several songs, including 'Thank You', 'I Wanna Take You Higher' *& 'Dance to the Music'. Stone's half-hour appearance lasted throught the end of the concert. Afterward, he even signed autographs and walked among the crowd.

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