For Immediate Release
April 15, 2008
Judy Belushi & The Blues Brothers To Perform Special Ocean Side Concert
Celebration Of The Sea Music & Film Festival
Live On Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Beach, FL - The Celebration Of The Sea Music & Film Festival announced today that it will be teaming up with The Setai on Saturday, April 26, 2008 to hold an ocean side concert featuring the Blues Brothers and other surprise celebrity guests followed by a VIP dine around. Both events will include special presentations by honorary guest Judy Belushi, the widow of acclaimed Saturday Night Live Star and Blues Brothers co-creator John Belushi.
Mrs. Belushi will be joined by both Blues Brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues whose recent live concert performances have been featured at NASCAR's Daytona 500, The House of Blues, The Capital One Half Time Show, The New York Stock Exchange and Universal Studios. They will be arriving in the Blues Mobile that was featured in their Universal Pictures movie blockbuster "The Blues Brothers" to perform an exclusive live oceanside concert on Miami Beach. The special performance will feature the Blues Brothers greatest hits from the Atlantic Records multi-platinum album "Briefcase Full Of Blues."
"I am thrilled to be partnering up with the Celebration of the Sea Foundation and helping to host one of their amazing concerts on this spectacular ocean-side stage being built on South Beach." said Judy Belushi. "This event is briging a lot of excitement and joy to the community and we are so delighted that the celebrity star power of our all star band can bring the legendary music of the Blues Brothers to the city."
"We're so grateful to Judy Belushi for helping us bring the magic of the Blues Brothers to Miami Beach" said President and Founder of Celebration Of The Sea, Patxi Pastor. "We take great pride in working closely with the City to produce special concerts like this that create world-class event experience for our residents and visitors from around the world."
The last Celebration Of The Sea Music And Film Festival was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine and held in Key Largo, FL. The concert was attended by over 10,000 music fans and included special performances by Aerosmith Front Man Steven Tyler, the "Father of Rock And Roll" Chuck Berry, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter of the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, Barry Goudreau and Fran Sheehan, original members of Boston, rap pioneer DMC, Supermodels Sabrina Pastor, Frederique van der Wal and Carol Alt. To view this Key Largo Concert web site Click Here.
"Belushi", Exclusive Book Signing Event
With Author & Widow, Judy Belushi
Friday, April 25 th , 2008 - 7:00 PM To 8:00 PM
Starbucks Hear Music Coffeehouse
601 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2601
Natalia Woodworth - Manager, Store (305) 534-4613
A book signing by widow Judy Belushi of her book "Belushi" will be held at Starbucks Hear Music Coffeehouse located at 601 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. She wrote the book as a telling publication about the life of her legendary husband, John Belushi that includes rare photos and interviews with friends, family and associates portraying the life of this beloved comedian and superstar from the hit TV show Saturday Night Live. Citywide appearances of the Blues Brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues driving the Blues Mobile will be held at surprise locations throughout Miami Beach all day Friday and will culminate on Lincoln Road at Starbucks for this exclusive event. Photo opportunities with Judy and the Blues Brothers will also be provided.
VIP Dine Around At The Setai & Blues Brothers Oceanside Concert With Judy Belushi
Saturday, April 26 th , 2008 - 7:30 P.M.
A "VIP Cocktail Reception" will be held in The Celebration of the Sea Foundation VIP Tent On The Beach at The Setai beginning at 7:30 P.M. followed by a beachside Fashion Show at 8:30. The fashion show will be hosted by Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Edition Supermodel Sabrina Pastor who has recently launched her own women's high fashion clothing line. The line includes Sabrina's unique artistic designs in addition to Nicole de Carle and Celebration of the Sea Clothing Lines. At 9:00 PM a presentation will be made by Judy Belushi to kick off The Blues Brothers public ocean side concert which will feature a special guest performance by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Bob Seger's Silver Bullet Co-founder sax man Alto Reed. The concert will be followed by a VIP dine around at The Setai. Additionally a mini-auction will be held during the VIP Tent Reception on the beach which will feature official Blues Brother's and Belushi Estate memorabilia donated by Judy Belushi as well as items from Tiffany's and others. A "Celebration Of The Sea Beach Party" will simultaneously be held on the beach following the concert with a DJ in the VIP Tent until Midnight. For ticket information for the Blues Brothers concert, VIP Cocktail Reception or "Celebration Of The Sea Beach Party" please call TicketWeb Toll Free at (866) 468-3399, Order Online or go www.celebrationofthesea.com.
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