THIS FRIDAY: GRAMMY NOMINATED HIP HOP ARTIST WALE HEADLINES FREE CONCERT ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY - OVER 1,000 YOUTH HAVE BEEN TESTED TO DATE!
Note: Free tickets are STILL available for youth 13-24 when they get an HIV test at an approved testing site in advance of the show. Media credential info is listed below.
** WHAT **
Hip Hop for Philly Concert Featuring Wale
With Special Guests: Chill Moody, ARSIN, and DJNiiLO
** WHEN **
Friday, June 27, 2014
Doors open - 7:00pm, Wale start - approximately 9:45pm, updates available on Friday
** WHERE **
Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA
** WHY **
Philadelphia FIGHT and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia seek to motivate hundreds of young people to get tested for HIV by offering a free Hip Hop Concert on National HIV Testing Day. Teenagers and young adults aged 13-24 will receive a free ticket to see Grammy nominated Hip Hop recording artist Wale if they get a free HIV test at a variety of participating locations throughout the city on or before June 27, 2014. To date, 1,000+ youth have been tested. Limited tickets remain. The list of testing sites is found: bit.ly/hiphop4philly
** MEDIA CREDENTIALS **
Approved print and television outlets will have access to shoot Wale's first three songs from a roped area in front of the stage. Before/after the performance, approved outlets are free to shoot from other spots on the first floor or from a special area on the second level. All media must respond to firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-840-9216 so we can arrange access. NO flash photography will be allowed. All media must sign a waiver before entering the front of stage area.