REP. HOWARD BERMAN AND ARTIST JOHN MAYER TO BE RECOGNIZED

REP. HOWARD BERMAN AND GRAMMY®-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST JOHN MAYER TO BE RECOGNIZED AT THE RECORDING ACADEMY®’S GRAMMYS ON THE HILL®AWARDS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

WHO:
GRAMMYs on The Hill® honorees include U.S. Representative Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and eight-time GRAMMY® winner John Mayer. The event will be hosted by NBC News correspondent Luke Russert with special guests including folk/rock artist Donovan, blues legend and six-time GRAMMY winner Buddy Guy ,Cheap Trick lead guitarist Rick Nielsen, songwriter Monty Powell (Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Martina McBride), Secretary of Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius,Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, and Recording Academy Chair Emeritus and five-time GRAMMY winner Jimmy Jam, and musical surprises.

WHAT:
GRAMMYs on The Hill has been called “Washington’s most interesting mix of music and politics.” It includes twodays of music advocacy connecting top music makers with members of Congress in Washington, D.C. in an effort to inform policy makers of the important role the recording arts play in the nation’s culture and economy. The Recording Academy’s annual advocacy event honors outstanding legislators who work to improve the environment for music makers and artists who use the power of music to improve our lives. A cocktail reception will precede the awards ceremony. GRAMMYs on The Hill Awards is sponsored by SESAC.

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Media Check-In
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:30 – 10 p.m. Awards Presentation
(Deadline to RSVP: Tuesday, April 24. Media must show picture I.D.
when picking up credentials at media check-in on event day).

WHERE:
Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel
415 New Jersey Avenue Northwest
Washington, D.C.

About Kimberly Michele Durham

ONE ME * MANY TITLES * A THOUSAND TASKS

Posted on April 11, 2012, in GRAMMY News, K*Chele Magazine, The Recording Academy and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: