05-26-2006, 12:31 PM
Join Date: Jun 2000
Re: "Rock Star" Bronson Arroyo LIVE IN CONCERT!
Arroyo, Raquel Aurilia concert
CINCINNATI (May 26, 2006) – Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo and Raquel Aurilia, wife of Reds infielder Rich Aurilia, will perform a benefit concert on Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Madison Theatre in Covington, Kentucky, 728 Madison Avenue. The event, sponsored by Cincinnati Bell, will also feature local band Screaming Mimes.
Tickets at $25 per person can be purchased beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 30 through the Reds Community Fund at (513) 765-7042 or online at www.reds.com. A limited number of VIP passes will be available for $150. The VIP passes include seating, food and beverage and the opportunity to watch the concert with Reds players. The 100 VIP passes will only be available by auction beginning May 30 at www.reds.com with a minimum bid of $150. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Reds Community Fund and its baseball-themed outreach programs.
Reds players scheduled to attend the concert include Rich Aurilia, Adam Dunn, Edwin Encarnacion, Scott Hatteberg, Austin Kearns, Jason LaRue, Felipe Lopez and Kent Mercker.
“The benefit concert with Bronson and Raquel will give fans an opportunity to hear great music while supporting the Reds Community Fund and its baseball-themed outreach programs,” said Charley Frank, executive director of the Reds Community Fund. “We are thrilled to have the support of Bronson, Raquel and the team to offer this unique experience.”
About Bronson Arroyo
Born in Key West, Florida and raised in Tampa, Florida, Bronson Arroyo came from a musical and sports family. Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1995, Arroyo was later acquired by the Boston Red Sox in 2003. After the 2004 World Series won by the Red Sox, Arroyo teamed up with music producer Loren Harriet and music executive Lou Mann to create a 12-song album, “Covering the Bases,” featuring cover songs Arroyo would play for his teammates. Arroyo is in his first season with the Reds and leads the National League in ERA.
About Raquel Aurilia
Raquel Aurilia, wife of Reds player Rich Aurilia, has always had a passion for music. Through the years, she has continued to pursue this passion and nurture her talent. Now she is living out her dream with the re-release of her debut album “Finding My Way” featuring four additional songs. For the past few years she has raised more than $30,000 for the Greater Bay Area Make-a-Wish Foundation by running in marathons around the country. Additionally, a portion of her on-line CD sales continues to support the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation.
About the Reds Community Fund
The Reds Community Fund is dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the Tri-State by leveraging the tradition of the Cincinnati Reds and the game of baseball.
Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Reds Community Fund and its signature program, the Reds Rookie Success League.
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