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Making Headlines For More Than 160 Years

Date of Publication: 
04/08/2013

Miri Ben-Ari
"Harman Kardon Brand Ambassador and the Beautiful Sound Tour"

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue - Washington D.C.
Saturday, April 27 at 8pm

WASHINGTON, DC – Live Nation welcomes Grammy Award winning violinist and producer, Miri Ben-Ari, to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC on Saturday, April 27th.

Originally from Israel, Miri Ben-Ari has created her own unique sound – a revolutionary fusion of classical style with jazz, R&B and hip-hop. She is recognized as a musical pioneer. A classically trained violinist, who once studied under the late classical master Isaac Stern, Ben-Ari has helped sell millions of records by collaborating with other Grammy award-winning artists such as Kanye West, Jay Z, Wyclef Jean, Alicia Keys, Wynton Marsalis, Britney Spears, Maroon 5, Patti Labelle, Brandy, Donna Summer, Janet Jackson and John Legend. She is also known as "The Hip Hop Violinist", the title of her latest album on Universal Records.  Ms. Ben-Ari can be found on Fcaebook at facebook.com/miribenari and Twitter at twitter.com/miribenari.

Proceeds from this show will benefit the University of the District of Columbia [UDC], an HBCU, the only urban land-grant university in the United States, and the only public university in the nation's capital, UDC is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service.

About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com
and through the venue box office.
All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
Dates and times subject to change without notice.

For corporate partnerships and further information, please contact Lee Brian Reba, Executive Director for Corporate Relations & Special Events at LBReba@udc.edu or 202.274.5561.


About The University Of The District Of Columbia

An HBCU, urban land-grant, and the only public university in the nation's capital, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service.  Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, the University of DC offers Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees and a host of workplace development services designed to create opportunities for student success.  The University is comprised of a Community College, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, and the David A. Clarke School of Law.  To learn more, visit www.udc.edu.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University's EO Policy Statement, please visit:http://www.udc.edu/equal_opportunity.

The University of the District of Columbia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education - 3624 Market Street - Philadelphia, PA 19104 - (267) 284–5000.