TCC AND RIAA ROCK THE DNC
SECONDING THE FIRST™: A CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
FEATURING A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY LEGENDARY ROCKERS
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
Hosted by Louis Boston
During the 2004 Democratic National Convention
Hosted by Louis Boston with Esquire, Volkswagen of America, Inc. and Allied Domecq
BOSTON, MA (July 28, 2004) The Creative Coalition (TCC) announces its invitation-only Gala Benefit to be held at Louis Boston during the upcoming Democratic National Convention in partnership with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), featuring a special performance by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Hosts for this event include: Ben Affleck, Bianca Jagger, William Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Ellen Burstyn, Rachael Leigh Cook, Wes Craven, Billy Crystal, Alan Cumming, Minnie Driver, Hector Elizondo, Tom Fontana, Alyssa Milano, Janeane Garofalo, Chris Cooper, Tony Goldwyn, Richard Kind, Lauren Holly, Wendie Malick, Mike Medavoy, Rob Morrow, Kate Mulgrew, Joe Pantoliano, Mandy Patinkin, Joe Piscopo, Ron Reagan, Richard Schiff, Mary Stuart Masterson, Harvey Weinstein, and Alfre Woodard.
Congressional Hosts include: Sen. Barbara Boxer; Sen. John Breaux; Sen. Christopher Dodd; Sen. Byron Dorgan; Sen. Dianne Feinstein; Sen. Tom Harkin; Sen. Patrick Leahy; Sen. Frank Lautenberg; Sen. Evan Bayh; Sen. Jon Corzine; Sen. Daniel Inouye; Sen. Edward Kennedy; Sen. Debbie Stabenow; Rep. Neil Abercrombie; Rep. Rob Andrews; Rep. Xavier Becerra; Rep. Howard Berman; Rep. Sherrod Brown; Rep. Benjamin Cardin; Rep. Julia Carson; Rep. Bud Cramer; Rep. Elijah Cummings; Rep. William Delahunt; Rep. Michael Doyle; Rep. Rosa DeLauro; Rep. Harold Ford; Rep. William Lacey Clay; Rep. Michael Michaud; Rep. Louise Slaughter; Rep. John Conyers, Jr.; Rep. Mark Udall
Details of this invitation-only VIP event are as follows:
WHAT: The Creative Coalition Presents:
SECONDING THE FIRST™
Performance by Red Hot Chili Peppers
WHERE: Louis Boston
234 Berkeley Street
WHEN: 9:00 pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. For press credentials please contact Briana Haas (212) 614-2505. For tickets and additional information, please contact (212) 614-2121. Space is limited.
FOR TICKETING INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 212-614-2121 or WWW.TCC2004.ORG
The Creative Coalition is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition, headquartered in New York City, also has offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.
The Recording Industry Association of America is the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry. Its members are the record companies that comprise the most vibrant national music industry in the world. RIAA® members create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 90% of all legitimate sound recordings produced and sold in the United States.
Louis Boston: Recognized internationally as one of the finest and most influential retail stores in the world, Louis Boston is housed in the historic building that was once Boston’s Museum of History in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. Louis Boston, family-run since 1925, is dedicated to supporting and showcasing young menswear and womenswear design talent from across the globe. The store also features a restaurant, a first-floor marketplace for accessories and home goods featuring Morgenthal Frederics optics, a photography gallery and Mario Russo hair salon.
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Warner Bros. Records recording artists the Red Hot Chili Peppers, one of the most popular and best-selling rock bands in the world, maintain their cutting-edge as they celebrate their twentieth anniversary. Named as the most successful band on Billboard’s Modern Rock Charts, the Grammy Award-winning Peppers draw sell-out audiences in arenas around the world with their original brand of intoxicating funk/punk music and life-changing live performances. The RHCP recently made history by playing 3 sold-out nights in London’s Hyde Park.
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