THE PEAPOD FOUNDATION AND NETWORK LIVE PRESENT THE PEAPOD CONCERT BENEFIT FOR CHILDREN’S CHARITIES FEATURING BLACK EYED PEAS, SERGIO MENDES, JOHN LEGEND AND OTHER SPECIAL GUESTS
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2006
MILLIONS OF FANS TO EXPERIENCE THE EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE VIA AOLMUSIC.COM, XM SATELLITE RADIO, DIRECTV AND MULTIPLE WORLDWIDE PARTNERS
LOS ANGELES, CA January 27, 2006 — The Peapod Foundation (www.peapodfoundation.org) is proud to announce the Annual Peapod Concert Benefit, scheduled to take place at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, CA on February 6, 2006. The concert performance, benefiting the children’s charities of The Peapod Foundation in cooperation with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, will be broadcast by Network LIVE on AOLMusic.com, XM Satellite Radio, DIRECTV and across multiple worldwide Network LIVE broadcast and wireless partners. The Black Eyed Peas and will.i.am , founders of The Pea Pod Foundation, will host and perform at the evening’s event alongside Sergio Mendes, as well as many other surprise musical guests.
The annual event brings together music legends of the past, present and future to raise awareness and funds for The Peapod Foundation’s childrens charities. The event is produced by Grassroots Productions, Will.I.Am Music Group and Thirty-Three Productions, Inc.
This year’s concert event will feature live performances of songs from Sergio Mendes’ highly anticipated new album TIMELESS. On the 40th anniversary of Mendes’ groundbreaking Brazil 66, artists will pay tribute by performing the some of the collaborations that appear on TIMELESS.
TIMELESS is produced by and features will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. The collaboration beautifully blends the urban cultures of Brazil and America. TIMELESS features an amazing array of guest artists, including the Black Eyed Peas, Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, Justin Timberlake, Jill Scott, John Legend, Q-Tip, and India.Arie, just to name a few. The album will be co-released on February 14 by Concord Records and Starbucks Hear Music, and will also be available at Starbucks Company-operated locations in the U.S. and Canada.
A limited number of tickets to The Peapod Benefit go on sale tomorrow, Saturday, January 28th, 2006 at 12 Noon at all TicketMaster locations.