Michael Jackson Tribute Event
Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 10:55 am
Press Release: Sony Music
Michael Jackson Tribute Event - Auckland - May 9th
To celebrate the release of XSCAPE on May 13, an album of brand new, never before heard music by the internationally beloved music icon and King of Pop, MICHAEL JACKSON - Sony Music have teamed up with partners Sony Mobile and Vodafone to host an incredible tribute event this Friday (9th May) in advance of the album release, dedicated to celebrating the life, music and artistry of an icon.
The event will feature one of New Zealand’s best contemporary artists OWEN DIPPIE spray painting a giant-sized portrait of Michael Jackson throughout the day, once completed the art work will then be gifted to New Zealand charity CANTEEN, as a sign of respect to the late artist who was well known for advancing the needs and lives of children worldwide.
The event will be open to the public from 12-6pm this Friday at Vodafone Headquarters, Viaduct Ave, Auckland Central.
A selection of tracks from the new album which fans will be hearing for the very first time will be played at the event, through the brand new, unreleased SONY XPERIA Z2 handset that when purchased, comes with the full album plus a bonus track – not available anywhere else, sold exclusively through Vodafone on May 19th. DJ REMINISE will also be onsite mixing classic Michael Jackson audio and video hits throughout the afternoon.
Sony Mobile will also have this brand new handset on display for customers to experience ahead of release which presales from the 12th May. Three of these handsets will be given away to lucky fans at the event.
Not only will attendees at the event be able to have a play with the impressive new Sony Xperia Z2 handset, watch a live artist and listen to new Michael Jackson music - during the afternoon over $7500 worth of prizes will also be given away including copies of the new album.
MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE EVENT OPENS TO THE PUBLIC FRIDAY MAY 9th AT 12PM VIADUCT AVE VODAFONE HEAD QUARTERS AUCKLAND
NEW ALBUM OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MUSIC FROM MICHAEL JACKSON XSCAPEAVAILABLE MAY 13