PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT GIVEAWAY: Four Tickets to See “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music” in Noho!

FREE TICKETS
Playing For Change: Peace Through Music
at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, MA
Friday, October 23rd, 2009 @ 8pm

Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win free tickets to see adult venues in Northampton, MA for a PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT!  You pay for the sitter, we’ll pay for the tickets!

This week we are pleased to offer a chance to win a 4-pack of tickets to see the Playing for Change project perform at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, MA, on Friday, October 23rd, at 8 pm, presented by WGBY.  Win the tickets and invite other parents to come with you for a night out on the town. Deadline to enter to win is Wednesday, 10/21/09 @ 7pm (EST).  More details below.

WHAT IS PLAYING FOR CHANGE?

Playing for Change  (www.playingforchange.com) is a project that unites musicians and vocalists from diverse parts of the globe in a multimedia movement to connect a worldwide audience through music. Bill Moyers called it a remarkable example of “the simple yet transformative power of music… to touch something in each of us.”

Check out the video above from the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music.”  In this video comes an incredible rendition of the legendary Bob Marley song “One Love” with Keb’ Mo’ and Manu Chao.

The current members of the Playing For Change Band are:

  • From New Orleans, Grandpa Elliott (lead vocals, harmonica)
  • From Zimbabwe, Louis Mhlanga (electric guitar)
  • From D.R./Congo, Mermans Kenkosenki and Jason Tamba
  • From South Africa, Titi Tsira
  • From Los Angeles, Peter Bunetta (drums)
  • From Barcelona, Clarence Bekker
  • From Venezuela, Juan Carlos Portillo
  • From Ghana, Mohammed Alidu (talking drum, djembe)

HOW TO WIN

Your chance to win this free 4-pack of tickets is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)! To win simply

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW (one entry per household) and be sure to tell us your
  2. FULL NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) You must include your town and state to be eligible.
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).
  5. We’ll randomly draw a winner and will share the results below.

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Wednesday, 10/21/09 @ 7pm

10 Comments

  1. marianne yenouskas said,

    October 21, 2009 at 6:03 am

    Great sounds awesome!

    Northampton ma

  2. Barbara Solow said,

    October 20, 2009 at 8:32 am

    We watched this show on PBS and loved the music! Thanks for hosting the giveaway. We’re in Florence, MA.

  3. Leslie Charles said,

    October 19, 2009 at 10:38 am

    We’re in…chesterfield, ma

  4. Laura Mazza said,

    October 18, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    I’d love to go, sounds wonderful!!!!
    Lau from Florence

  5. Laura Porter said,

    October 18, 2009 at 11:05 am

    Sounds great–a night out to hear live music, what a concept!
    Laura in Haydenville MA

  6. fatima mussa said,

    October 18, 2009 at 7:29 am

    Fantastic. I have listened to the CD and got the DVD as well. Will watch it as soon as I get a player!!!

    Can’t wait to see the show in Chicago.

  7. Marie Westburg said,

    October 17, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    This looks amazing!
    Marie in Williamsburg,Ma.

  8. October 17, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    after the rainy growing season we’ve had..these 2 farmers could use a night out without the kids… Thanks for the chance Sienna

    Ashfield, MA

  9. kyra said,

    October 17, 2009 at 10:12 am

    what a wonderful idea! i remember hearing about this one morning on npr and i immediately bought the cd!!!

    kyra anderson
    northampton, ma

  10. Melissa Power-Greene said,

    October 17, 2009 at 8:46 am

    Wow! Hope we win! Northampton, MA


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