CLARKSDALE, Miss., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Big Star Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BMGI) (the "Company") a diversified entertainment and information distribution company, today announced it has secured the exclusive audio and video rights for the 25th Anniversary of the Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival, to be held in Helena Arkansas during October 7-9, 2010.
The Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival, formerly known as the King Biscuit Blues Festival, is one of the nation's foremost showcases of blues music. Held for three days annually in October, tens of thousands of blues enthusiasts converge on historic downtown Helena, AR to hear stirring and uplifting performances of an American art form on the banks of the Mississippi River.
With the film and video streaming rights to the event secured, Big Star Media Group intends to carry the event on its Big Star Live website, and is in the process of negotiating with various media outlets to maximize the content distribution in a variety of other formats. Additional clearance and acquisition rights may be required for certain participants in the festival.
"The Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival is looking forward to be working with Big Star Media on this year's festival and we're excited about taking our show to the next level," said Sterling Billingsley, the president of the Sonny Boy Blues Society, which presents the festival. "Because of our working history with the company we know the results are going to be outstanding. We're very confident that this is a step in the right direction for enhancing the festival experience for all of our fans around the world."
For more information related to the Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival, visit www.bluesandheritagefest.com
About Big Star Media Group, Inc.
Big Star Media Group, Inc. is a multi-faceted entertainment and information distribution company focused on web-based presentations of live music events, the promotion of new musical talent, film production, and corporate messaging. Big Star Media Group holds several subsidiaries that are each focused on specific aspects of the Company's strategic plan, including: Big Star Live, Big Star Records, Big Star Informative Media, Big Star Films, and Big Star Communications. Its various entities focus on everything from the webcasting of live music events, to promoting new musical talent, producing film, and performing corporate messaging. For more information, please visit: www.bigstarmediagroup.com.
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