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  • Lady Gaga, Green Day, Shakira Take Part in City of Hope T-Shirt Campaign

    Fri, 22 Jul 2011 12:28:54

    Lady Gaga, Green Day, Shakira Take Part in City of Hope T-Shirt Campaign - The charity supports research and treatment for cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS

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    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Frontman, lead guitarist and songwriter of US punk rock band Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.
    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Mike Dirnt, bassist and back-up vocalist with US punk rock band, Green Day, plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.
    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Frontman, lead guitarist and songwriter of US punk rock band Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.

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    Fans of Lady Gaga, John Lennon, Tom Petty, Green Day, Shakira and more than 25 other artists can show off collectible edition t-shirts sporting their favorite artists and their support for City of Hope, a research, treatment and education institute for cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.

    "I'm a big believer in the power of music to connect and heal," said Irving Azoff, chairman of Live Nation Entertainment. "I'm so grateful to the many artists and friends who are contributing to the unique 'Hope, Love and Rock & Roll' merchandise program supporting City of Hope, an organization my wife Shelli and I are deeply committed to."

    Added Shelli Azoff, a longtime member of the City of Hope Music and Entertainment Industry Group, "The artists in this program inspire millions of fans through their music and example. I'm personally inspired by City of Hope's doctors and researchers, who work every day to develop treatments and cures for life-threatening illnesses, and am delighted that music fans can join Irving and me in supporting this important organization just by purchasing one-of-a-kind t-shirts."

    Featured artists in the program include:

    Avenged Sevenfold
    Avril Lavigne
    Barbra Streisand
    Eminem
    George Michael
    Green Day
    Jay-Z
    Jimmy Buffett
    John Lennon
    Journey
    Justin Bieber
    Kiss
    Lady Gaga
    Madonna
    New Kids on the Block
    Nickelback
    No Doubt
    Ozzy Osbourne
    Rihanna
    Rod Stewart
    Shakira
    Shania Twain
    Slipknot
    Stone Sour
    Sublime
    Sugarland
    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    ZZ Top

    Additional artists will be announced throughout the year.

    "Music plays such a vital role in our lives, comforting us in our times of need or galvanizing us into action to make a positive change," said Alexandra M. Levine, M.D., chief medical officer, City of Hope. "We are grateful for the support of these talented musical artists and rock n' roll merchandise companies, Live Nation Merchandise, Bravado International and FEA, which will help City of Hope raise awareness and funds for research to help patients and families who face a life-threatening disease."

    Beginning this month, fans who visit the artists' official websites or here can purchase "Hope, Love and Rock & Roll" t-shirts featuring those acts. At least 50 percent of the retail price will benefit research and treatment programs at City of Hope.

    You can view more T-shirt's here and here! Check out Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber T-shirts here and here!

    Are you going to nab a City of Hope campaign t-shirt? If so, which one?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    07.22.11




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