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Susan G. Komen-Los Angeles County Joins Rainbow Promotions, LLC’s “Ladies Night Out!”
A Night of Celebration of Women! A Night of Breast Cancer Awareness! A Night of Soulful Sounds from: Musiq Soulchild, Goapele and Dwele
Susan G. Komen- Los Angeles County will be present to provide educational materials regarding breast cancer and breast cancer awareness.
Since 1982, Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors. The organization is proud of their contributions to some real victories:
*More early detection and effective treatment– Currently, about 70 percent of women 40 and older receive regular mammograms, the single most effective screening tool to find breast cancer early. Since 1990, early detection and effective treatment have resulted in a 34 percent decline in breast cancer mortality in the U.S.
More hope –In 1980, the 5-year relative survival rate for women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer (cancer confined to the breast) was about 74 percent. Today, that number is 99 percent.
*More research – The federal government now devotes more than $850 million each year to breast cancer research, treatment and prevention (compared to $30 million in 1982).
*More survivors – Currently, there are about 3 million breast cancers survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the U.S.
For more information about the Susan G Komen's Circle of Promise, please visit:
Musiq Soulchild’s performance at the “Ladies Night Out” will raise awareness about breast cancer so that ALL women will know the importance of early detection, and why it is important to pay attention to their bodies
“Early detection is the key to winning the fight against breast cancer. Too often, black women are diagnosed in stage three and four when breast cancer is most difficult to treat. Some women are afraid to seek treatment for fear of losing their breasts or their hair. One’s physical appearance is much less important than the will to live. It’s time to remove the stigmas that are attached to this disease.”
“I care because they are at risk. They have always supported me and it’s time that I return the favor and support them. I feel the need to make an impact before breast cancer impacts them and if my music can be the vehicle, then I am happy to serve.” Musiq Soulchild
At the Ladies Night Out event. Musiq Soulchild, multiplatinum singer/songwriter, headlines what will be coined the stellar concert for ladies. It’s and what a night it will be!
Joining the Soulful sounds of Musiq Soulchild at Rainbow Promotions, LLC’s “Ladies Night Out” are contemporary artists: Goapele and Dwele.
Goapele (“move forward” in Setswanga; a Southern African Language) will bring a sensual, sexual vibe that will allow women to get in tune with those essences within themselves. Singer/
Yet, while the Oakland native and former Berklee College of Music student has continued to grow as artist and live performer in the eleven years since her debut, Goapele is also known as a savvy businesswoman.
Dwele (Andwele “Dwele” Gardner) will not disappoint the ladies by serving his unique brand of contemporary, neo-soulesque R&B flavor. As a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Detroit, Michigan, Dwele has released five albums, the latest being 2012’s GREATER THAN ONE, which received rave reviews. Dwele is currently on his 10th Anniversary “Subject” tour, which hits London, Los Angeles, Oakland, New York City, Atlanta Baltimore, D.C. and more.
LADIES NIGHT OUT is presented by Rainbow Promotions, LLC, producers of the annual Long Beach Jazz Festival, one of the city’s most popular annual musical events. The stylish, newly renovated Terrace Theater at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center provides the perfect venue to sit back and enjoy an enchanting night of great music.
WHAT: LADIES NIGHT OUT – a special evening of music with the ladies in mind featuring music from Musiq Soulchild, Goapele and Dwele. #LadiesNightOut2k14
WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Terrace Theater 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
MORE INFO: For tickets or more information, call Rainbow Promotions, LLC at (562) 424-0013 or visit: http://www.rainbowpromotions.com
Tickets prices are $51.00 $61.00 $66.00 (Balcony, Loge, Orchestra seating) and are now on sale through Rainbow Promotions LLC.(562) 424-0013) and Ticketmaster(