LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) -
WHO: Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum.
WHAT: Visited Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai for Musicians On Call/ Citi where they performed an acoustic set consisting of songs from the Lady Antebellum catalog and children's songs. They also appeared on Mount Sinai's KidZone TV answering their questions from children in the pediatric unit and those confined to their rooms. Haywood and Kelley then went around and visited the bedsides of young patients.
Earlier this week, Lady Antebellum celebrated the release of their new studio album Golden with celebratory release show at the McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More presented by CITI. The band also made a donation to Musicians On Call on behalf of LadyAID™, Lady Antebellum's foundation formed to raise awareness and generate support for the plight of children locally, nationally, and globally who cannot otherwise help themselves.
WHERE: New York, NY
ABOUT LADY ANTEBELLUM
Since its 2006 inception, Lady A had risen quickly to become Country Music's most influential current group. The group won the "Vocal Group of the Year" honor from both the CMA and from the ACM's three times in a row and sold 11 million albums worldwide. Nine of the band's singles went Gold, with four surpassing the Platinum mark. "Need You Now" went on to sell over seven million downloads and claimed five of the trio's seven career GRAMMY wins, including the all-genre "Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year." For more information on new music and upcoming appearances, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
ABOUT CITI PRIVATE PASS
Citi's Private Pass® Program enables Citi credit and debit cardmembers to purchase tickets to events where they can experience some of the best in sports, dining, music and family entertainment. In 2012 alone, Citi Private Pass offered cardmembers access to over 10,000 events across sports, dining, music and family entertainment. With more than 5,000 music events a year, Citi cardmembers can choose what appeals to them, whether it's taking the kids to their first concert or a VIP experience in an intimate venue.
LadyAID™ was set up in 2012 by the seven-time GRAMMY award-winning trio Lady Antebellum as a philanthropic effort created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally. The multi-level organization reaches children across the state of Tennessee through grants to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. On a national level, LadyAID™ is supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and on a global level, myLIFEspeaks and The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The LadyAID™ Fund is a component fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. For more information, visit www.LadyAID.org
ABOUT MUSICIANS ON CALL
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. To date, its volunteers have played for over 350,000 people nationwide. Musicians On Call continues its mission through room-to-room hospital performances by local musicians and national celebrities as well as the Music (CD) Pharmacy Program. www.musiciansoncall.org