Boston (March 25, 2010) — Cakewalk, a Boston-based audio company, will host its first annual charity fundraiser at the Lansdowne Pub in Boston on April 11th from 7:30 PM-2 AM. A charity raffle will be held with all proceeds to benefit MusiCares Foundation. The grand prize in the charity raffle will be a Cakewalk? V-Studio 100™ powered recording bundle featuring a V-Studio 100 portable music production studio, a Fender? Stratocaster™ with a face plate signed by Blink-182, and Shure? headphones. Other prizes include a Rock Band 2 Bundle for PlayStation 3, gift certificates to Newbury Comics, Red Sox tickets, and more.
Cakewalk prides itself on being a company of musicians who make products for other musicians. In that spirit, Cakewalk employees will also be performing at the charity fundraiser. A diverse lineup of bands are set to take the stage to help the cause including Magnolia, Baby Made Rebel, Los Sugar Kings, and Lunch Box. In addition, DJ Scotty Steel and DJ Josh will also be spinning music until closing time. Every band and DJ will feature at least one Cakewalk employee. See the full line up below for set times.
The festivities begin at 7:30 PM on April 11th and admission will be $5 per person. Attendees can purchase raffle tickets for $5 a ticket and get entered in the charity raffle. All door admission and raffle ticket proceeds will be donated to MusiCares Foundation. Boston radio station, Mike FM 93.7, will be on hand to MC the event and has generously donated prizes for the charity raffle. In addition, Cakewalk, Fender, Harmonix, Best Buy, Newbury Comics, and Shure have all made prize donations for the night.
Live Music Schedule:
|Magnolia||-||7:45 PM||-||8:30 PM|
|Baby Made Rebel||-||8:45 PM||-||9:30 PM|
|Los Sugar Kings||-||9:45 PM||-||10:45 PM|
|Lunchbox||-||11:00 PM||-||12:00 AM|
|DJ Scotty Steel||-||12:00 AM||-||1:00 AM|
|DJ Josh||-||1:00 AM||-||2:00 AM|
9 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02215
For more information visit: http://www.cakewalk.com/events/cakerock2010.aspx
Millions of musicians around the world choose Cakewalk products to produce audio for the professional music, film, broadcast, and video game industries. These customers include Grammy? and Emmy?-winning producers, composers, sound designers and engineers. We invite you to learn more about our company and products by visiting www.cakewalk.com.
The MusiCares Foundation, Inc., was established in 1989 by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) who are responsible for the annual Grammy Awards. MusiCares helps musicians to have a place to turn in times of financial, personal, or medical crisis, its primary purpose is to focus the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues which directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
Cakewalk is a registered trademark and the Cakewalk logo and SONAR are trademarks of Cakewalk, Inc. V-Studio is a trademark of Roland Corporation. Other trademarks mentioned are held by their respective owners.
For more information on the event or to get involved, Contact Tara Zanett at Cakewalk (617) 423-9004 x-183.