Big Star Media Group Announces Strategic Relationship With Pearl Corporation

April 7, 2010

CLARKSDALE, Miss., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Big Star Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BMGI) (the “Company”), a diversified entertainment and information distribution company, today announced a strategic marketing and promotional relationship with the Pearl Corporation (“Pearl”), a recognized leader in the musical instrument industry, that will leverage the marketing, promotion and online presence for each of the companies.

Pearl is a worldwide leading manufacturer of drums, percussion instruments and flutes and have long been early supporters of the Company’s activities at the world famous Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, MS by providing musical instruments and promotional support through its vast reach of musicians and music aficionados around the world.

Pearl has long recognized the power of the internet for their business model in terms of branding, loyalty, customer outreach, service, and support. As a result, their online forum draws over 25 million unique views per month and is ranked in the top 1% of all forums on the web. Pearl and Big Star Media look forward to being able to mutually increase web traffic by a variety of upcoming promotional activities including video streaming, news releases, co-promotions, and ongoing exposure to each other’s online community.

“Pearl was an early believer in our vision, and we’re thrilled to be working with them,” says Jeff Skillen, CEO of Big Star Media. “We look forward to continually being able to add value to our relationship as we expand our live streaming capabilities and grow our audience.”

“We are very excited about our relationship with Big Star Media, because we share a vision of supporting music and artists that come from a place of real integrity,” stated Mike Farriss, director of artist relations for Pearl. “It’s important that we continue to expand our community by aligning with companies and people that share our passion for quality.”

About Big Star Media Group, Inc.

Big Star Media Group, Inc. is a multi-faceted entertainment and information distribution company focused on web-based presentations of live music events, the promotion of new musical talent, film production, and corporate messaging. Big Star Media Group holds several subsidiaries that are each focused on specific aspects of the Company’s strategic plan, including: Big Star Live, Big Star Records, Big Star Informative Media, Big Star Films, and Big Star Communications. Its various entities focus on everything from the webcasting of live music events, to promoting new musical talent, producing film, and performing corporate messaging. For more information, please visit: www.bigstarmediagroup.com.

About Pearl Corporation

Pearl Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pearl Musical Instrument Company, whose headquarters is located in Yachiyo City, Chiba, Japan. Pearl Corporation owns and operates a permanent 140,000 sq. ft. facility in Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of offices for management and staff, customer service and inside sales, and warehousing and distribution. Pearl also operates strategically placed distribution facilities in Reno, Nevada and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania for quick delivery to West Coast and East Coat dealers respectively.

Forward-Looking Statements Disclosure

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws, commonly identified by such terms as “believes,” “will,” “looking ahead,” “anticipates,” “estimates” and other terms with similar meaning. Although the Company believes that the assumptions upon which its forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these assumptions will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s projections and expectations are disclosed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this press release are expressly qualified by such cautionary statements and by reference to the underlying assumptions.

    Investor Contact:
    CSIR Group, LLC
    Christine Petraglia, Principal

    Media Contact:
    Michael Jensen or Erin Podbereski, Jensen Communications, 626-585-9575 or

SOURCE Big Star Media Group, Inc.

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