Colbie Caillat & More Set for 10th Anniversary Songs of Hope Event Benefiting City of Hope
Clive Davis, Dr. Luke, Colbie Caillat, Brian Tyler (film music composer of "Iron Man 3," "Thor: The Dark World," "Fast Five") and music and entertainment industry giants committed to fighting cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases will take part in the 10th anniversary of Songs of Hope, a special event and silent auction that supports lifesaving research at City of Hope. Held at the exclusive House of Fair (home of legendary music executive and producer Ron Fair) in Santa Monica, the June 4 event will feature an intimate performance by Caillat.
Recognizing their amazing careers as songwriters and composers, the Songs of Hope X award recipients will include the:
- Clive Davis "Legend in Songwriting" Award presented to Dr. Luke
- Electronic Arts Composer Award presented to Tyler
- Songs of Hope 10 Contemporary Songwriter Award presented to Caillat
with a salute to ASCAP in honor of their 100th Anniversary and support from Los Angeles Magazine.
The exclusive Songs of Hope X silent auction features rare and one-of-a-kind music and film experiences and autographed items, including the opportunity to bid on an acoustic Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute guitar signed by Paul Simon, a Takamine G320 guitar signed by The Eagles, a Gibson Les Paul Signature T Alpine White Burst signed by Imagine Dragons, an Epiphone Les Paul Goldtop signed by Slash, a Pharrell-signed yellow vinyl for "Happy," rare photographs autographed by Holland Dozier Holland, score to "The Lego Movie" autographed by Mark Mothersbaugh, score to "Gravity" signed by Steven Price, original handwritten lyrics to "DreamWeaver" by Gary Wright, original "Say Something" sheet music signed by A Great Big World, "American Pie" sheet music signed by Don McLean and a four-person VIP scoring session experience with Chris Lennertz ("Horrible Bosses" and "Hop"), to name a few.
"What a wonderful milestone to see Songs of Hope celebrate 10 years of success as an event that brings together the songwriter, publisher and music community, and that has raised nearly $3 million supporting the lifesaving work of City of Hope," said David Renzer, chairman, Spirit Music Group and co-event chair of Songs of Hope X. "I'm so honored to have founded the event and so proud of my co-chairs, Evan Lamberg and Doug Davis for all of their great work."
"As a cancer survivor myself, I cherish the opportunity to co-chair this special event and assist in raising needed funds that will help continue City of Hope's compassionate care of patients and groundbreaking research that will ultimately yield a cure for cancer," said Doug Davis of The Davis Firm, co-event chair of Songs of Hope.
"City of Hope is a very special place where hope lives in every patient and family member that enters their doors. It's an honor, along with my co-chairs David Renzer and Doug Davis, to continue to lead the annual Songs of Hope event and raise monies and awareness for such a worthy cause," said Evan Lamberg, Songs of Hope X co-event chair and president, North America, Universal Music Publishing Group.
Guests will enjoy a cocktail/hors d'oeuvres reception and the ambiance of the exclusive House of Fair - transformed into an unparalleled, exclusive music experience.
Prior honorees and participants at Songs of Hope have included Ne-Yo, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Desmond Child, Stevie Wonder, Will.i.am, Mark Mothersbaugh, The Doobie Brothers, Swizz Beats, Jermaine Dupri, Dave Stewart, Glen Ballard, Lionel Richie, Gavin DeGraw and many others.
Songs of Hope X music and entertainment presenting and platinum sponsors include Clive Davis, Electronic Arts, ASCAP, Capitol Records, Sony/ATV, Paul Simon Music, Carroll, Guido & Groffman LLP, Billboard, Variety and Los Angeles magazine.
About City of Hope
City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope's main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics in Antelope Valley and South Pasadena. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit www.cityofhope.org or follow City of Hope on facebook, twitter, youtube or flickr.
SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE ©2014 Business Wire