LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock fans are familiar with Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar's hits "Right Now" and "Why Can't This Be Love," but the rocker is also known for his annual Birthday Bash, which has become a legendary music event. Held each October at his Cabo Wabo Cantina restaurant in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it's one of the hottest tickets to see him jam with some of the biggest names in entertainment. Thanks to Mercury Insurance one lucky Redhead will win a trip for two to the Bash, courtesy of the "Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash in Cabo Presented by Mercury Insurance" sweepstakes.
The sweepstakes is part of Mercury's sponsorship of AXS TV's all-new series, "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance," which follows Hagar on a cross-country journey to provide viewers with behind-the-scenes access to some of his famous friends and fellow musicians.
"This is the second year that we've partnered with AXS TV to bring unique televised music programming to music fans," said Erik Thompson, Mercury's advertising director. "Sammy's music has shaped many of our memories, so joining him on his road trip is a great opportunity to connect Mercury with his fans. Plus, we're pretty sure we can save them some money on their auto insurance, so everybody wins!"
The Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash Presented by Mercury Insurance sweepstakes runs from February 11, 2016 – March 13, 2016. Fans can enter by visiting www.mercuryinsurance.com/axs and entering the promo code – AXS – when they get a free online auto insurance quote.
One entrant will be chosen to win a trip for two that includes:
- Roundtrip airfare;
- Hotel accommodations for three (3) nights;
- Roundtrip transportation from the airport to the hotel;
- Two (2) VIP tickets to Sammy Hagar's birthday show; and
- Roundtrip transportation from the hotel to the show.
"Most of my fans only get to see me onstage, but this show allows me to share my life offstage and introduce them to some of my friends," said Sammy Hagar. "The best way to capture this is with cameras and through TV.
"It also gives them access to one of the hottest tickets in music – my annual birthday bash in Cabo. The shows sell out in seconds, so it's really cool that Mercury is giving someone a chance to see me jam with a surprise group of artists on the stage at Cabo Wabo – it's a really an amazing experience."
The six-episode series of "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Mercury Insurance" – which features all-star guest appearances and unforgettable performances from Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, Grateful Dead's founding members Bob Weir and Mickey Hart, Heart's Nancy Wilson and more – premieres on AXS TV Sunday, January 24, at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST.
ABOUT MERCURY INSURANCE
Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile, homeowners and commercial insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices. For more information visit www.mercuryinsurance.com or Facebook.com/MercuryInsurance and follow the company on Twitter.
ABOUT AXS TV
AXS TV is one of the cable industry's leading event entertainment networks. Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing groundbreaking music programming, stand-up comedy performances from today's top comedians, and hard-hitting mixed martial arts promotions. The network's franchises include THE X FACTOR UK and NASHVILLE; as well as original programs such as THE BIG INTERVIEW with Dan Rather; ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR; BREAKING BAND; THE WORLD'S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS; GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE; AXS TV FIGHTS; and INSIDE MMA.
AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers, including members of the National Cable Television Cooperative. The network is also distributed in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the website, www.axs.tv; go to the Facebook page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram; Tumblr; Cyber Dust and YouTube.
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