Z100′s Jingle Ball 2009 Rings in the Holiday Season with Food Bank For New York City
NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Z100, New York’s Hit Music Station, will unveil the star-studded line-up today for its annual holiday concert “Z100′s JINGLE BALL 2009,“ which will take place on Friday, December 11th, at 7:30pm at Madison Square Garden.
H&M is the presenting sponsor for Z100′s Jingle Ball 2009. Today at 4pm, Z100′s afternoon DJ JJ will make the official announcement during his shift of this year’s all-star line-up that includes: Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Justin Bieber, The Fray, Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen, Boys Like Girls, Pitbull, Owl City and Jay Sean*. (*artists subject to change)
Tickets will be sold EXCLUSIVELY to ZVIP members via Ticketmaster starting Monday, November 2nd at 4:00pm. To register for FREE to be a ZVIP member, log on to www.z100.com keyword: ZVIP. Any tickets not sold will be available for the public to purchase starting Tuesday, November 3rd at 4pm via www.ticketmaster.com. There is an eight ticket limit per order. A specially priced “Worst Seats in the House“* ticket will be housed in a party section behind the stage right in the heart of the Z100 broadcast area with Mo’ Bounce. Ticket holders will be able to watch the show on the big screen, plasma TVs and will be given a limited edition Z100′s Jingle Ball ’09 poster. (*All tickets in this area are obstructed views)
The official charity partner for Z100′s Jingle Ball is Food Bank For New York City (www.foodbanknyc.org). Food Bank For New York City recognizes 26 years as the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. Through its citywide network of approximately 1,000 food assistance programs, the Food Bank helps provide 300,000 free meals a day to New Yorkers in need. The Food Bank further mobilizes its efforts through direct services, food stamp access, research and policy initiatives, nutrition education and free tax assistance for low-income New Yorkers. For each ticket sold via Ticketmaster, $1 will be donated to the Food Bank for New York City. Ticket buyers will also have an option to donate an additional $10 on the Z100′s Jingle Ball Ticketmaster page.
Sharon Dastur, Z100′s Program Director stated: “It’s staggering to hear that close to 4 million fellow New Yorkers struggle to put food on their table. Especially around the holidays, people have to stretch their budgets more than ever before, so it was a perfect fit to partner with a great organization like Food Bank for New York City as the official charity sponsor for this year’s Z100′s Jingle Ball concert.”
Dr. Lucy Cabrera, President and CEO, Food Bank For New York City stated: “The Food Bank For New York City is thrilled and honored to be a part of this iconic event. Z100′s Jingle Ball will bring enormous visibility to the issue of hunger and poverty in New York City. Right now 1 in 5 New Yorkers rely on the Food Bank’s programs and services. The generosity of Z100 and their listeners will go a long way to help New Yorkers in need this holiday season.”
Once again the concert will include a pre-show event entitled “Z100 & Coca Cola’s All Access Lounge.” The FREE event will be action-packed with performances by Z100 artists, autograph sessions and meet & greets with fan favorites. The FREE indoor festival will feature music, interactive booths, sponsor giveaways and sampling. The event takes place from 12-6pm at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W 34(th) St, New York, NY.
This year’s show will also once again feature the special “H&M Artist Gift Lounge at Z100′s
Jingle Ball” backstage created exclusively by NYC based On 3 Productions. Each of the artists
participating in the show will have the opportunity to customize their own unique gift collections. (www.on3productions.com)
For up-to-minute information on Z100′s Jingle Ball 2009 including full concert line-up and when to purchase tickets, listen to Z100, New York’s Hit Music Station, or log on to www.z100.com keyword: Jingle Ball.
Logos and additional materials are available at: http://jingleball.z100.com/pages/workparts/