2013 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Bruce Springsteen

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WHAT: Bruce Springsteen is honored 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year celebrating his exceptional artistic achievements & his philanthropic work. Proceeds support MusiCares & ensures members of the music community have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, & personal need.

WHO: Hosted by Jon Stewart & performances by Alabama Shakes, Jackson Browne, Kenny Chesney, Ben Harper, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Jim James, Elton John, Juanes, John Legend, Natalie Maines, Tim McGraw, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Sting, Eddie Vedder, & Neil Young.

Sponsors: The 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year gala begins with cocktail reception & silent auction, sponsored by Starkey Hearing Foundation, that offers exclusive luxury items, VIP experiences, & one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The auction is followed by a gala dinner sponsored by AEG, & a star-studded tribute concert sponsored by Acura/ELS Studio. Acura RLX is MusiCares “Vehicle of the Year.” During the gala dinner, a live auction features an exciting selection, including a customized Acura RLX. This year’s red-carpet press arrivals area is sponsored by Galactica Park. MusiCares also thanks CenterStaging, Delta Air Lines, Double Platinum, Gibson, Global Art, Heineken USA, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Jackson Limo, Pepsi, Sweetwater, & Trattore Estate Wines.

GALA: The 23rd Annual MusiCares Person of the Year tribute is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week. It culminates with the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, February 10 @ STAPLES Center in LA. The telecast broadcasts live on CBS @ 8pm ET/PT. This MusiCares gala event is completely sold out.

WHY: The MusiCares Foundation offers programs & services to members of the music community including emergency financial assistance for basic living & medical expenses. MusiCares offers nationwide educational workshops covering a variety of subjects & programs in collaboration with healthcare professionals. The MusiCares MAP Fund allows access to addiction recovery treatment & sober living resources. Supported by the Bohemian Foundation, MusiCares Safe Harbor Rooms offer support network to those in recovery while they participate in music production. MusiCares holds weekly addiction support groups to discuss how to cope with issues surrounding the recovery process. The MusiCares Sober Touring Network takes music people to recovery support meetings while on the road. Sold-out tribute will benefit MusiCares’ Emergency Financial Assistance & Addiction Recovery programs.

WHEN: Friday, Feb 8, 2013
4:30 pm Media Check-In, Gilbert Lindsay Plaza*
5:30 pm Red Carpet Arrivals, Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction
7:30 pm Gala Dinner
9:00 pm Concert & Award Presentation

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall
1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$12 Parking in West Hall Lot, off Cherry St

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