Ziggy Marley, Dwight Yoakam, Judith Hill To Perform AT “Earth In Concert: Protecting The Planet Through Music” Nov. 11 in Los Angeles
Benefit concert to support Global Wildlife Conservation and the GRAMMY Museum, and raise awareness of the need to preserve Earth’s biodiversity
LOS ANGELES (Nov. 3, 2015) — Seven-time GRAMMY-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley, 21-time GRAMMY-nominated and multiple GRAMMY-winning country legend Dwight Yoakam and GRAMMY-winning soul singer/songwriter Judith Hill are set to perform at “Earth in Concert: Protecting the Planet Through Music” on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. The event, which showcases artists and performers committed to raising awareness of the need for preserving Earth’s biodiversity, will benefit Global Wildlife Conservation and the GRAMMY Museum.
“As habitants of this planet, it is our individual duty to take steps to maintain, as best we can, the survival of the Earth’s biodiversity,” said Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum. “With this incredible night of music, and these inspiring artists who will take the stage for this cause, we will raise awareness for the need for us all to do what we can to protect our planet.”
“This exciting new partnership between Global Wildlife Conservation and the GRAMMY Museum blends art and science to celebrate the richness of life on our planet and our imperative to protect it,” said Brian Sheth, Chair, Global Wildlife Conservation. “We hope that the concert and associated exhibit will inspire and empower people from all walks of life to join us in becoming stewards of our Earth’s endangered biodiversity.”
A limited number of tickets for “Earth in Concert: Protecting the Planet Through Music” are $24.50 (including service fees) and can be purchased atAXS.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Club Nokia is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015.
Following the concert, the California Science Center, in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum and Global Wildlife Conservation, will debut Earth in Concert: Protecting the Planet Through Music. Featuring multimedia and interactive experiences, Earth in Concert examines the status of biodiversity in our oceans, grasslands and forests, while exploring how several artists and musicians have helped to raise awareness of the global issues that present threats to our planet. Artists featured in the exhibit include Sheryl Crow, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, Sting, and Pharrell Williams. Earth in Concert opens at the California Science Center on November 12, 2015.
The “Earth in Concert: Protecting the Environment Through Music” event is made possible by the Sangreal Foundation and Brian & Adria Sheth in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE and Global Wildlife Conservation.
For information on purchasing sponsorship packages, please contact Valentina Martinez in the Development department, 213.765.6812.
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About Global Wildlife Conservation
Global Wildlife Conservation protects our natural world by conserving species and ecosystems at imminent risk of disappearing forever. GWC works with an extensive network of allied researchers and conservationists to protect endangered plants, animals, and their habitats. Together, GWC and partners implement biodiversity exploration, research, education, and conservation action. Priorities include searching for ‘lost’ species, creating new reserves to save the homes of the world’s most endangered plants and animals, implementing innovative programs to thwart the international wildlife trade, strengthening anti-poaching and protected area management, training and educating the next generation of environmental leaders, and rewilding of degraded ecosystems through species reintroductions. For more information, visit www.globalwildlife.org.
About the GRAMMY Museum
The GRAMMY Museum is an educational and interactive music museum in downtown Los Angeles committed to engaging children and adults in the power of music – through music education programs, interactive exhibits, workshops, and performances celebrating all musical genres. With four floors of dynamic and innovative exhibits, the GRAMMY Museum takes visitors on an unparalleled musical journey. For more information, please call213-765-6800 or visit www.grammymuseum.org. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYMuseum on Twitter and Instagram, and like “The GRAMMY Museum” on Facebook.
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