Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Ticket Giveaways To See Maroon Five At ‘Jazz'


One lucky patron will get the once in a lifetime opportunity to win two silver access tickets to attend the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival on Friday January 28 at the Greenfield Stadium in Trelawny where they will get to see American rock band Maroon 5 up close and personal.

Through its latest and innovative sweepstakes promotion, organizers of the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival have decided to engage their many fans using social media networks Facebook and Twitter where persons can log on for a chance to win the lucky prize of tickets for the mega show. The lucky patron will also get the opportunity to meet the multi Grammy Award winning band, Maroon 5, who will be making their debut at the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival on Friday January 28.

Maroon 5 have released two multi-platinum studio albums namely 2002’s Songs About Jane and 2007’s It Won’t Be Soon Before Long. The band has also scored a string of hit singles This Love, She Will Be Loved, Harder to Breathe, Sunday Morning, Makes Me Wonder. The Los Angeles quintet, who recently released their third studio album Hands All Over, has won three Grammy Awards, and sold 15 million albums around the world.

According to Marketing Director for JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival Marcia McDonough, the organizers are moving to get the word out quickly about the Festival which is in its 15th year. “We all know that social media nowadays is the way to go in getting info out quickly to the public and so we have decided that we will use Facebook and Twitter to launch our sweepstakes, where fans can get a chance to win tickets to see Maroon 5 live.”

McDonough added that persons can also visit the event website at www.jamaicajazzandblues.com to sign up for a chance to win the exclusive tickets. Only persons 18 and over can enter, however McDonough emphasized that spreading the word about the event is the main aim. “We want to get the Festival viral not only for locals but we also want to tap into our international fans so they can also get the opportunity to win tickets to see Maroon 5 and many other international acts perform.”

The sweepstakes started on Monday December 13 and ends on Friday January 14, 2011 at 11:59 pm ECT.
The event series, which is dubbed “The Art of Music” will also feature Detroit based multi-platinum selling R&B trio SWV who conjured up hits such as I’m So Into You, Right Here, Weak and Anything.

Also down to rock the thousands of patrons expected at the Greenfield Stadium is Jamaica’s very own, overseas-based songstress Diana King who will be strumming up past hits such as Shy Guy, Luv Triangle and Summer Breezin.

Another of the overseas acts that will be debuting at this year’s JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival is R&B singer Laura Izibor how has been described as the modern day Aretha Franklin. The 22 year old Dublin born singer dubbed “The Soul of Ireland” will be dropping hits such as Shine, If Tonight is My Last, and Mmm.

The JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival main concert nights takes place that Greenfield Stadium in Trelawney from Saturday January 23 to Saturday January 29 with the support of sponsors Heineken, Johnny Walker, Baileys, Flow and the Jamaica Tourist Board.

Tickets for the events are as follows: Thursday Night Silver Pre-sold US$80.00, Thursday Night Gold Pre-Sold US$110.00. Thursday Night Platinum Pre-sold is US$160.00. Friday Night Silver Presold is US$85.00 while Friday Night Gold Pre-sold are US$120.00. Friday Platinum Pre-sold tickets will be going for US$170.00.

Saturday Night Pre-sold Silver tickets are US$85.00 while Saturday Night Pre-sold Gold Tickets fetch US$120.00. Platinum Saturday pre-sold tickets are US$180.00. Weekend (Fri & Sat) Silver tickets are US$170.00 while Weekend (Fri & Sat) Gold tickets are US$240.00. Weekend Platinum tickets are US$340.00.

Season Silver Tickets (Thu-Sat) are US$250.00 with Season Gold tickets going for US$350.00. Platinum season tickets will run for US$500.00.

Further information on the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues festival can be found on the event website www.jamaicajazzandblues.com as well as Facebook and Twitter.

For further information please contact Carlette DeLeon at 876.754.1526 or carlette@headlinejamaica.com.

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