The Madison Square Garden Company & Garden of Dreams Foundation Announces a Two-Part Collaborative Benefit Concert
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Megan Shelton, executive vice president & chief communications officer
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NEW YORK, New York, November 6, 2017–The Madison Square Garden Company and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced they will be collaborating on a two-part benefit concert experience, The Concert for Dreams. This event will take place on Friday, March 23, 2018. All net proceeds will go directly to Garden of Dreams Foundation, a non-profit organization that “provides unforgettable experiences for children facing obstacles.”
The two-part event will begin with a dedicated Garden of Dreams concert on March 23 at 4:30 p.m. It will be hosted by Elvis Duran, and will feature O.A.R. and all of the evening performers, plus Ansel Elgort and Rachel Crow. The event will continue at the Beacon Theatre at 8:00 p.m., and will feature Gavin DeGraw, Co-founder of Run-DMC and Garden of Dreams Board member Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, and many more. Even more celebrity presenters and acts will be announced over the course of the upcoming months.
Concert for Dreams will be held bi-annually, alternating with the all-star comedy benefit, Garden of Laughs. Ticket prices for the event range from $50-$135 with a select number of VIP packages available. Please visit www.gardenofdreamsfoundation.org to learn more. Tickets are currently on sale and are available through all Ticketmaster outlets; at the box offices at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Beacon Theatre; and through Ticketmaster Charge By Phone (1-800-858-0008).
We cannot make this event a success without your help and attendance! Please bring all of your friends and family for a unique and unforgettable concert experience. Check out this video to get to know Marc Roberge of O.A.R., the event's headliner, and to get a sneak peek into what the performance may look like.
About The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams — the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming. In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.
About The Garden of Dreams Foundation
The Garden of Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks Inc. to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles. Since the Foundation began in 2006, this collaboration has brightened the lives of more than 325,000 children and their families. Garden of Dreams works with 28 partner organizations throughout the tri-state area, including hospitals, wish organizations and community-based organizations, to reach children who are facing challenges such as homelessness, extreme poverty, illness and foster care. The Foundation takes pride in its commitment to truly change lives, hosting more than 500 events and programs each year such as its annual Talent Show and Prom. In addition, through its Giving program, the Foundation helps its partner organizations through the direct support of scholarships and long-lasting community projects such as the refurbishment of pediatric areas at local hospitals, basketball courts and community centers – with plans for many more vital civic enhancements in the years to come. For more information on the Garden of Dreams Foundation, please visit www.GardenofDreamsFoundation.org.