On Tuesday, July 6, 2010 A&G Entertainment Productions announced the by popular demand Shine On 2 will be back on July 15, 2010 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Celebrity Centre Garden Pavilion, 5930 Franklin Avenue, Los Hollywood, CA 90028. The event will be hosted by Hollywood’s former on-air personality and actor Gary Spears, of KIIS, KBIG & B-96 FM stations.
The artists schedule to perform in front of live audience and the industry panelists are Kasey Iaeger, Zedakiah Koterba, Michael Walker, Jael Gadsden (returning by popular demand), Jarid Williams (his fans requested him back), Justin Chase, Brooke Williams, Sail by the Stars, Latonius J. Earl (returning by popular demand), George Hodos and KINGQUEEN.
The Industry panelists for the evening include Alex Cortez (AYRE Entertainment, Warner Brothers), Kevin McDowell (AEG & AEG Live), Allan Rich (Academy awardee, Grammy/Golden Globe nominee, music writer), Tony Sweet (radio personality at On Air With Tony Sweet, LA Talk Radio), Michael Kelly (record producer, Universal Music), JAVELYN (music producer, X-It Rite Records), Robby Martinez (musician, conductor, composer and performer), Asha Puthli (legendary Jazz & Soul singer & former recording artist for record labels EMI, CBS, Sony and RCA) and Arnold G (Recording artist, founder of Shine On, Bring It On, A&G Records & A&G Entertainment Productions).
“It’s a perfect fit between the two organizations because of the common mission the two hold. Hope4Children is about educating, mentoring and helping others reach their potential through self-empowerment; Shine On links artists and industry professionals to help showcase the talents of budding artists and encourage mentorship. this showcase opportunity levels the playing field for people who starting in the business.” said Grace Walker, Hope For Children Founder
The event will showcase special performances by Arnold G with Emily Morrow (choreographer, dancer and assistant to Allan McCormick (TV, Film and Stage Choreographer) from Le Reve Wynn Las Vegas). Also special guest performer Cynthia Manley.
This event offers advance VIP and General Pre-Sale Seats. Individual Pre-Sale Seats for $10.00, $15.00 per person, and VIP Pre-Sale Seats for $25.00. For tickets and information visit http://www.agentertainmentproductions.com/showcase.html At the door General Seats cost $20.00.
The show will be Broadcast Live via World Wide Web at http://diversitynewspublications.com/blog/shine-on/
Any media oulet interested in covering this event they must R.S.V.P to: email@example.com or (213) 321-9408 (e-mail preferred). The Deadline to apply for media/press credentials is Tuesday, July 13, 2010 by 8:00 pm. Also Any talent/celebrities the would like to walk the red carpet must buy a ticket and email your head shot photo to: firstname.lastname@example.org please include your headshot with your IMDB link.
About Shine On:
This is a unique grassroots music showcase, that is not your typical venue, specifically designed for the unsigned indie artist, band and musician with two stages where the best local unsigned indie artists, will be able to showcase their talents in the: Hip Hop, R&B, Urban, Rock and Dance categories, in front of conference attendees and a panel of music industry experts to gain maximum exposure at a minimal cost. The event will be “Live” e-video streamed across the country, with many music industry executives in the audience, to review the solo and band performances and possibly offer additional career opportunities. All singers have the option to enter the singing contest ‘Bring It On’ Los Angeles this coming September 2010.
About A&G Entertainment Productions:
A&G Entertainment Productions (AGEP) is a production house that brings entertainment professionals on the West coast into a new era of innovation. Not only does AGEP create live showcases like “Shine-On,” along with its’ corresponding singing contest, “Bring-It-On” we also specialized in creating live, Broadway and Las Vegas styled shows, that will be moving all across America.
About Hope 4 Children:
Is a nonprofit organization that aims to empower disadvantaged youth and communities by providing them with learning opportunities that will improve their quality of life. Based in Glendale, California, they exist to help underprivileged children and communities within the Los Angeles area as well as in third world countries get started on the path to a better future. Their mission, which is to “Help Others Prosper through Education,” takes form in a spectrum of ways, from arts education in the inner city schools program to their in-service workshops for educators. They collect supplies (clothes, medicine, toys, etc.) and educational materials, provide scholarships to well-deserving students, link Los Angeles to beneficiary schools in third world countries, conduct public discussion groups, lectures and workshops on the value of education, arts and after-school programs for the global and local community.
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A&G Entertainment Productions announced on Saturday, June 5, 2010 due to popular demand SHINE ON 2 Hollywood: A Music Showcase; “Artists Meet The Industry” will be held on July 15, 2010 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm at the Celebrity Center in Hollywood, CA.
Also they announced the official release of SHINE ON Hollywood: A Music Showcase; “Artists Meet The Industry” DVD available now at http://:www.agentertainmentproductions.com
“What got accomplished through ShineOn was even more than I had originally envisioned. The result was amazing!!!!! 4 out of 10 artists are now awaiting signature by various record labels. That result alone is deeply rewarding, and has me looking optimistically towards the future, and to the encore salute of ShineOn part 2 on July 15th. AGEP will continue to focus it’s effort and energy in Hollywood by creating awareness through this difference making venue. It is our intention to continue providing this incredible structure for the many artists who deserve our attention. Cheer from Hollywood!” said Arnold G, Creator, Director and Producer, ShineOn! Artists, panelists, VIP guests, fans and friends started to arrive around 6pm to witness and watch their favorite singers and to see the “Industry Panelists”. The artists, panelists and VIP guests walked to the red carpet to pose for about 14 media/press outlets who took their photos from 6pm to 6:45pm. Before the SHINE ON show started at 7pm, there was a special performance by Arnold G who song “Give It To Me Baby” with Emily Morrow (choreographer, dancer and assistant to Allan McCormick (TV, Film and Stage Choreographer) from Le Reve Wynn Las Vegas). Arnold’s dancers were Jerrell Johnson, Beatriz Vasquez and Salvador Corona. Arnold’s & the dancers costumes were designed by Gabriel Escamilla, Fashion Designer. Then Arnold G’s video was shown stating the purpose of SHINE ON. Ryan Ray, (Wake Up TV) the host, welcomed everyone to the show, and introduced all the panelists followed by the artists to perform on stage. “I think that “Shine On” is a wonderful event for upcoming artists! It gives one the tools needed to go from being a good artist to a Great Artist! I am very honor that I could be apart of “Shine On” Arnold G has started something that could World-wide.. Anything that will enhance my talent like “Shine On” I would definitely do it again”. said “Latonius J. Earl”, Recording Artist. Also Irene Soderberg, Artist, Performer & Songwriter said “In the ever evolving music industry, more on more artists are endeavoring to be seen. Having worked in the industry for 20 years. I was delighted to Hear and meet some very talented young singers, at the Shine On! competition created and produced by Arnold G on May 20th. Arnold did an exemplary job showcasing fresh and unique talent. Bravo!” The first one to take the stage was Brandy Guerra who performed “I Will Always Love You” and “You Are Not Alone.” Emily Mullen sang “Ride The Wave,” Tell Me Baby,” and “Say.” Stefani Scovolo sang “Fallen,” “The Climb,” and “I Remember.” Jesschelle performed and sang “No One,” “Get There Somehow,” and “Legacy.” Then Adrian Jaime Reyes sang and performed “On and On, “ “Breathless,” and “You Got Me So Crazy.” Jael Gadsden sang “Dancing With A Stranger,” “All I Need,” and “Drink The Water.” Latonius Earl sang “Speecheless,” “I Believed You,” and “My Song.”
“It’s been my greatest pleasure to know Mr. Arnold G. He is most serious and ambitious artist, and his wonderfully produced showcase “Shine On! Hollywood” was a true success! I was amazed to see there such diversity of musical and vocal talent. Best wishes always!” said Maestro Alex Varden, M.A. Featured Local Celebrity LA 2010 Winner Shane Facchinello sang “Automatic,” and “Halo.” Jarid Williams sang “Superstar,” “Be So Sure,” and “A Song For You.” The last singer who closed the event for the night was QUE. “I was pleased to participate in the Shine On Showcase on May 20th and see, hear and meet some talented artists. Our organization, the Hollywood Music In Media Awards, makes it a point to support and attend such events as this one that offer opportunities for emerging artists. Kudos to Arnold G and the Shine On Showcase!” said Brent Harvey, Executive Producer of Hollywood Music in Media Awards. The show ended at 9:30 pm and guests were invited to the red carpet for photo opportunity with the artists and the panelists. Some of the artists were interviewed by Diversity News TV media representatives. “I think the event was inspiring. It is always great to sing on a stage and feel the exhilaration that comes from that. I felt like we were all a team that night cheering each other on as we performed our songs”. said Stefani Scovolo, Recording Artist/ Songwriter. The Industry Panelists were Allan Rich, Brent Harvey, Tony Sweet, Gary Spears, Irene Soderberg, Michael Kelly, Robby Martinez, Tamela D’Amico, Kevin McDowell and Arnold Garcia aka Arnold G. “I had an amazing time performing at the Shine On showcase. It was a great experience and I would love to do it again. “ said Adrian Reyes, Artist. A&G Entertainment Productions presented SHINE ON Hollywood, music showcase “Artists Meet The Industry”. It was held on May 20, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Celebrity Center located 5930 Franklin Avenue., Hollywood, CA 90028. “I went into this not expecting what it ended up to be. I was blown away by most of the talent and think that Arnold G did a GREAT job putting this together. It was well organized and didn’t contain any ‘gaps’ which can lose a person’s interest real fast. Anyone who wants to see some up and coming talent needs to attend the next event! Shine On did just what the title says!” said Gary Spears, Former radio personality KISS-FM & KBIG. The Event’s Major Sponsors were: A & G Records, Wake Up TV, Diversity News Publications, Hollywood in Media Awards & Conference, On Air With Tony Sweet, Gabriel Escamilla Fashion, Stickam TV and the IRS. “It was great seeing so much young talent showcased at Shine On. It was a wonderful opportunity for young vocalists to express themselves and for an enthusiastic audience to appreciate them.” said Allan Rich, Academy Awards, Grammy and Golden Globe nominee, Songwriter & Music Composer. Partial Sponsors were: Parris Harris, Maricele Mendelson, Rodrigovaz.com, Jeffknightphotography.com, and Avenue Entertainment Management. “I was truly amazed by the unique and spectacular presentation of all the artists. It was a personal thrill for me to see what Arnold created out of nothing more than his vision to make a difference for the young, and undiscovered in Hollywood. It was a magical evening of non-stop entertainment. A true joy to witness the self expression of all involved.” said Tom Emberson, President, IRIS Distribution Media Coverage was provided by Examiner.com, The Scoop LA Magazine, The Photographer 007, ElleLeePhotography.com, Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News TV, DmImages.net, Nelson Photo Images, Francois Palais Photo Service, Artisfactions.com and Daniela Hubbard Photography. The event Executive Producer & creator was Arnold Garcia. Stage manager coordinator was Parris Harris and it was broadcast live on the word wide web via Stickam TV in association with Wake Up TV.
A&G Entertainment Productions announced on May 5, 2010 the they will presents Shine On! Hollywood: A Music Showcase; “Artists Meets The Industry” to be held on May 20, 2010 at Celebrity Center in Hollywood, CA.
The event will be hosted Ryan Ray, of “Wake Up TV” and “Local Celebrity Los Angeles”
The artists schedule to perform live are Latonius J. Earl, Christina Aldana, Jesschelle, Jael Gadsden, Adrian Reyes, Emily Amber, Jarid Williams, Brandy Guerra and Stefani Scovolo.
Featuring Shanne Facchinello (Winner of Local Celebrity Los Angeles 2010, see media coverage of Local Celebrity Los Angeles by CC Perkinson of CC Variety TV). Also a special performance by Arnold G; singing “Give It To Me Baby” with Emily Morrow (choreographer, dancer and assistant to Allan McCormick. Allan McCormick (TV, film and stage choreographer) from Le Reve Wynn Las Vegas) to be part of this special arrangement. Also FAWN will sing ”Wish U Love” ( #6 in 2010 on the Billboard Dance charts) on the same night.
The event will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 from 6pm to 10pm. Media and photographers to check in at 5:45 pm, the red carpet photos opportunity, arrivals and interviews are schedule from 6:00 – 6:45 pm and the show to start at 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Celebrity Center is located at: 5930 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
This special event offers advance VIP and General Pre-Sale Seats. Individual Pre-Sale Seats for $15.00 per person, and VIP Pre-Sale Seats for $25.00. For tickets and information visit
http://www.agentertainmentproductions.com/showcase.html and at the door General Seats tickets are $20.00.
Some of the event sponsors are A & G Records, Wake Up TV, Hollywood in Media Awards & Conference, On Air With Tony Sweet, Stickam, IRS, Music Connection Magazine, Richard Merrill, Parris Harris, Maricele Mendelson, Rodrigovaz.com, Jeffknightphotography.com, Angel Entertainment Foundation, Avenue Entertainment Management and Live Jelly Noose News.
About Shine On:
This is a unique grassroots music showcase, that is not your typical venue, specifically designed for the unsigned indie artist, band and musician with two stages where the best local unsigned indie artists, will be able to showcase their talents in the: Hip Hop, R&B, Urban, Rock and Dance categories, in front of conference attendees and a panel of music industry experts to gain maximum exposure at a minimal cost. The event will be “Live” e-video streamed across the country, with many music industry professional consulting executives in the audience, to review the solo and band performances and possibly offer additional career opportunities. All singers have the option to enter the singing contest Bring It On Los Angeles this coming September. For more information visit: http://www.agentertainmentproductions.com/showcase.html