MTV Announces Five Days of VMA Themed Concerts; Robin Thicke, Ciara, Jason Derulo, The Neighbourhood and Hot Chelle Rae Headline Free Shows Open to the Public

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August 15th, 2013

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via press release:

 

MTV Announces Five Days of VMA Themed Concerts Across Brooklyn And New York City Leading Up To The 2013 “MTV Video Music Awards”
Airing Live From Brooklyn’s Barclays Center
On August 25 At 9:00pm ET/PT

 

 

 

Robin Thicke, Ciara, Jason Derulo, The Neighbourhood and Hot Chelle Rae
Headline Free Shows Open to the Public

 

 

 

New York, August 15, 2013 ­– MTV is set to take Brooklyn and New York City by storm with a series of VMA-themed concerts and events taking place across both boroughs in the week leading up to the  2013 “MTV Video Music Awards,” which will air LIVE from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 25 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Kicking off on Tuesday, August 20 and continuing through Saturday, August 24,music fans will be treated to free shows headlined by some of today’s hottest musical acts, including four-time VMA Nominee Robin Thicke, Ciara, Jason Derulo, The Neighbourhood and Hot Chelle Rae.

 

 

The schedule of events is as follows:

 

 

Tuesday, August 20

 

MTV and Pop Tarts Present a “Crazy Good VMA Concert Event” featuring performances by Hot Chelle Rae and Fifth Harmony and O Music Awards’ “Make a Band Famous” Winner Darling Parade

 

Location: Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn, NY)

 

Doors Open: 7:00 pm ET

 

This event is first come, first served and is open to all ages. Please visit http://goo.gl/P4zmDw or email vmapoptart@gothamcasting.com to RSVP for this event.

 

 

Wednesday, August 21

 

MTV and Windows Phone Present “The VMA Song of the Summer Celebration” featuring Jason Derulo and Timeflies

 

Location: Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn, NY)

 

Doors Open: 8:00 pm ET

 

Admission granted to adults 18 & over on a first come, first serve basis. Please email vmawindows@gothamcasting.com to RSVP for this event.

 

 

Thursday, August 22

 

MTV and COVERGIRL Present “Easy, Breezy, Brooklyn” a VMA Event featuring Ciara, COVERGIRLS NERVO and hosted by COVERGIRL Becky G

 

Location: Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn, NY)

 

Doors Open: 8:00 pm ET

 

Admission granted to adults 18 & over. Please visit http://goo.gl/wNavBg or vmacovergirl@gothamcasting.com to RSVP for this event.

 

 

Friday, August 23

 

MTV and Time Warner Cable Present the “2013 MTV VMAs Concert to Benefit LifeBeat” featuring Robin Thicke, House DJ Mayer Hawthorne and More To Be Announced

 

Location: Terminal 5 (New York, NY)

 

Doors Open: 9:00 p.m. ET

 

Admission granted to adults 18 & over via Time Warner Cable and on a first come, first serve basis

 

 

Saturday, August 24

 

MTV and Taco Bell® Present: A VMA Concert Featuring The Neighbourhood, New Politics and Wildcat! Wildcat!

 

Location: Webster Hall (New York, NY)

 

Doors Open: 9:00 p.m. ET

 

Admission open to all ages, on a first come, first serve basis. Please visit WebsterHall.com to RSVP for this event.

 

 

About MTV

 

MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

 

 
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