(Yonkers, New York) Due to inclement weather in the New York area, this event was re scheduled to February 22nd at 7p.m. All tickets purchased will be honored at the new date and time. If unable to attend the event, refunds are available at point of purchase or will be applied as a donation for the Thirst for Water project.
World renowned recording and performing artist, Shane Dean and Global Marketing and entertainment, LLC. present the ‘Thirst for Water: Journey to Ghana’ concert series, a charitable, musical opening event to be held on December 14th, 2013 at the Yonkers Public Library Auditorium in Yonkers, New York.
With support from the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington D.C., New York, Ghanaian Consulate—New York, 3G Media, Stop the Violence, Save the Future Project and National Council of Ghanaian Associations, the event will feature top musical talent, performing artists and noted celebrities from Ghana, and other destinations throughout the world in order to bring awareness to the need for clean water supply and supporting infrastructure throughout Ghana. “Our efforts encompass more than just constructing another water well in Africa,” said Ulric Kelly, Co-founder of Global Marketing and Entertainment, “we are seeking local, viable solutions in water filtration to promote self-empowerment for Ghanaians in remote regions.” “In the same spirit, we looked to collaborate with a self-made multi-talented entertainer to bring awareness to the water crisis in Ghana which led us to our Water Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Shane Dean.”
This will mark the first performances in the ‘Thirst for Water’ concert series, hosted by MC Papa Linc, to commence at 7pm with a red carpet publicity event. A hiphop, afrobeat and traditional music concert featuring dance performance by the New York Azonto Group A talented line up of live performances to feature international artists, BNice, Nana NYC, Sammy Khaki, Cojo Tee, along with gospel performances by Joceyline Baddoo, Linda Ebenezer Assembly choir and the Gospel Ambassadors. A surprise guest dance performance will segue into the highly anticipated performance by Mr. Shane Dean. The headliner will be featured in three musical events leading up to the finale
concert on World Water Day, March 22, 2015 in Accra, Ghana.
Advanced online tickets are $20 and $30 at the door. A percentage of the proceeds will support the development of clean water solutions for remote villages throughout Ghana. Tickets can be purchased or donations made at http://www.globalmei.com or www.ShaneDean.com.
About Global Entertainment and Marketing, LLC
Global Marketing & Entertainment, Ltd.’s is an event production and tourism consultancy firm with a mission to produce and promote events that display the unique richness of African and Caribbean cultures. Combining music,dance, the full spectrum of visual arts and cuisine, GME is bringing these cultures to the masses in a fun and engaging way. From fashion to art, from music to dance, we package a cultural experience that is unprecedented in production entertainment. http://www.globalmei.com
About Shane Dean, Water Ambassador to Ghana
Actor, producer, writer, director, rapper and humanitarian Shane Dean is a rising star in the entertainment industry.His current film, 2012 release, The Saints of Mt. Christopher, which he directs, produces and costars in with TomSizemore (BLACK HAWK DOWN) and Clifton Powell (RAY) has grossed over 200 thousand sales and rentals becoming one of the Top 5 independent movies this year. He is currently working on his LP, 6 DEGREEZ that features Trina, Elephant Man, E40, Cold Hard of Crucial Conflict and Jon B. His new hot single, Ice’d Out Jump Ropes Remix has become an international hit record. Visit his website http://www.ShaneDean.com
Contact: Tera Taylor-Green, Global Marketing and Entertainment, LLC
Phone: (570) 223-9504