Sway Peñala’s new album “My Story”
DynastyREMIX Events announces today a partnership with House of Blues Chicago to help support and showcase local Asian American talent giving them the opportunity to perform on the same stage as Alicia Keys, John Legend, Maroon 5, Kanye West, and others to set the platform for a possible national tour. It has been a decade since an outside Asian American promoter has been brought in to help produce an event at the world renowned venue, the last was the release of DJ Qbert’s Wave Twister. Serenade will be held at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn on Thursday, August 12th, 2010 show beginning at 8pm, this is a 17+ show hosted by Julian on the Radio from B96. Tickets are available now on livenation.com
Headlining the event is American Idol Season 5 finalist, Sway Peñala to help launch the release of his album “My Story”, now available at Best Buy, FYE, iTunes, and other fine retailers. Sway being a seasoned performer has also been apart of two Filipino American vocal groups Drop N Harmony and 6th Day helping pave the way to aspiring Filipino/Asian American artists.
Also performing with Sway, are seven local artists including YouTube sensation Manny Garcia who was given kudos by Fox’s Glee star Cory Monteith on his Twitter page with a link to Manny’s YouTube channel saying “props”. I.B.U. (Inspired By U) winner of the state sponsored 2003 Chicago Music Opportunity, winner 2005 R&B Group of the Year – New York International Music Festival, winner 2009 Best R&B Project by a group Muse Awards, and recently signed distribution deal to Koch Records. Also live band RisQ featuring Francis Perfecto, Ashlee Barrera, Charleen Bermejo, Bentley, and The Latter the Former will share the House of Blues stage.
Several regional major record label executives will be in attendance to help show support to the growing Filipino/Asian American talent. In the past few years, Filipino/Asian American talent have been discovered virally via YouTube like Charice Pempengco featured on Oprah and the Ellen talk shows, Arnel Pineda from Journey, and the R&B group Legaci who are now on tour doing backup vocals for Justin Bieber.
Immediately after the live performances, the Back-To-school Afterparty will begin in the same hall from 10pm-3am featuring DJs Three.Dot, Rain, Kid Trae, and MarkyBoy w/special surprise celebrity guest.
About DynastyREMIX Events
DynastyREMIX Events is a national Filipino/Asian American experiential event marketing company based in Chicago. DRE continues to develop, create, and implement local community events in heavily populated Filipino/Asian American markets creating brand awareness for major corporations. Their events help educate big brands and help them understand the affluent Filipino/Asian American consumers’ culture, traditions, and lifestyle. Past clients include Top Rank Boxing, Disney, American Honda, RJ Reynolds Tobacco, Diageo, Coca-Cola, Nike, Red Bull, Ciroc Vodka, Daimler-Chrysler, Dunlop Tires, New Line Cinema, and many others.
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