DETROIT, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Call him the Gangster of Love. Call him Maurice. Call him the Space Cowboy. Call for your Charity Preview tickets now because on Jan. 16, rock legend Steve Miller Band will perform at the largest single night fundraiser in the world: the North American International Auto Show's Charity Preview.
"Everybody knows that Steve Miller speaks 'the pompitus of love,'" said Scott LaRiche, chairman, NAIAS 2015. "Steve Miller Band is legendary and we are absolutely ecstatic that he'll be our very special musical guest at Charity Preview, helping us celebrate an amazing night and a spectacular week in Detroit."
Admittance to "An Evening with Steve Miller Band" will be permitted with the purchase of a Charity Preview ticket. The special performance begins at 9 pm.
"When the show floor closes, the legend begins," said LaRiche.
Charity Preview will be held from 6-9 pm. Tickets are $400 each ($390 of which is tax deductible) and available now at charitypreview.com.
About Steve Miller Band
With its unique blend of rock and blues, Steve Miller Band continues to attract hundreds of thousands of fans to events around the world, and, to date, has sold more than 40 million records. To mark the 40th anniversary of its star-making first album, "The Joker," the band digitally released "The Joker Live" last year.
The new album, which features exclusive, unreleased tracks, was recorded on the road. Combining with Journey and Tower of Power, Steve Miller Band closed out a successful 2014 summer tour that traveled to more than 30 cities. Miller also makes time to perform with youth symphonies across the country on behalf of Kids Rock Free, a program of music education for children that he supports.
Since 1976, the Charity Preview has raised more than $96 million for Southeastern Michigan children's charities — more than $45 million of which was raised in the last 10 years alone.
Beneficiaries of NAIAS Charity Preview include:
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
- Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit
- Children's Center
- Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation
- The Detroit Institute for Children
- Judson Center
- March of Dimes Metro Detroit
- Detroit PAL
- DADA Charitable Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
About the North American International Auto Show
Now in its 27th year as an international event, the NAIAS is among the most prestigious auto shows in the world, providing unparalleled access to the automotive products, people and ideas that matter most - up close and in one place. Administered by Executive Director Rod Alberts, the NAIAS is one of the largest media events in North America, and the only auto show in the United States to earn an annual distinguished sanction of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d'Automobiles, the Paris-based alliance of automotive trade associations and manufacturers from around the world.
NAIAS 2015 Dates:
- Press Preview: Mon-Tue, Jan. 12-13, 2015
- Industry Preview: Wed-Thu., Jan. 14-15, 2015
- Charity Preview: Fri, Jan. 16, 2015
- Public Show: Sat-Sun, Jan. 17-25, 2015
SOURCE North American International Auto Show