Clematis by Night to “Thrill” Guests with a Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute

Weekly City Event Will Celebrate the Music of the King of Pop

cbn-09_-mj_center-box4(August 14, 2009 – West Palm Beach) Clematis by Night, the City’s Hot Spot to Chill, will celebrate the music of the King of Pop on Thursday, August 27 in honor of Michael Jackson’s birthday (August 29). This special Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute will “thrill” guests with a number of festivities for the public to enjoy and participate in.

Tony Wilson and the Godfather of Soul Band
Tony Wilson will electrify the audience with a tribute to the music of Michael Jackson while incorporating his own style, showmanship, charisma and dance moves. Tony, a Chicago native, has been crowned “Best Michael Jackson Entertainer,” he served as a body double and decoy for Michael Jackson during the “Victory” tour, and he even performed on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Tony recently released a song he wrote for Michael Jackson entitled “We Call Him Peter Pan” that he will perform at this special tribute. Tony will also mix it up with some James Brown tunes, as he has been endorsed as the YOUNG JAMES BROWN by the Godfather of Soul himself, and some of this own soul and R&B tunes.

Sean’s Dance Factory
This local dance school, one of the foremost dance schools in the nation led by Sean Green, will come out to perform a 10-minute Michael Jackson Tribute Dance. Guests can catch the SDF dancers during the two band breaks at 7:00 p.m. and 8:10 p.m.

Michael Jackson Music Giveaways
Guests can enter to win the “Michael Jackson: The Ultimate Collection” box set chock full of hits by the King of Pop. This is the first and only career-spanning box set from the best-selling solo artist of all time featuring 4 CD’s jam packed with hits from 1969 to 2004, plus tons of previously unreleased tracks, rarities and demos, and a live concert DVD of The Dangerous Tour. The set also includes a 60-page booklet with rare & historic photos. Guests can enter to win the box sets at a registration table next to the stage and two winners will be announced, one during each of the band breaks at 7:00 p.m. and 8:10 p.m.

Michael Jackson Dance Competition
Another music box set will be given away during the evening to the winner of the Michael Jackson Dance Competition. Guests are invited to come down and thrill the crowd with their best MJ dance moves in front of the stage. Selected guests will be pulled from the crowd to perform in a dance off and compete for the box set.

There will also be additional tributes to Michael Jackson including monitors playing his music videos and other surprises. Guests will not want to miss this special celebration of one of the greatest entertainers of all time.

CALENDAR LISTING:
Clematis by Night Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute
Thursday, August 27
6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Centennial Square, Downtown West Palm Beach
Produced by the City of West Palm Beach
For more information: 561-822-1515 or www.clematisbynight.net

The Clematis by Night Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute is produced by the City of West Palm Beach and sponsored by KOOL 105.5 fm, The Palm Beach Post, Wachovia, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, the West Palm Beach Marriott, and many others. For more information about this event, please contact the City of West Palm Beach, Community Events Division at 561-822-1515 or visit www.clematisbynight.net
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Media Contact:
Amaryvis “Ryvis” Sierra
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Phone: 561-822-1522 / Cell : 561-644-7639
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