LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Disco Donnie Presents (www.discodonniepresents.com), an award-winning SFX Entertainment company that organizes and promotes hundreds of EMC-focused festivals and events at North American venues each year, and unite4:good (www.u4g.com) , a global movement for kindness and social good, today announce the activation of #ProjectDisco at the #SomethingWicked Music Festival (www.SomethingWicked.com) taking place in Houston, TX on October 24th and 25th, 2015. The 4th annual Something Wicked event is presented by Disco Donnie Presents and NightCulture at Sam Houston Race Park. #ProjectDisco is an initiative that unites music and social good at Disco Donnie Presents events and venues across the U.S. with the goal to inspire event attendees to make a difference in their communities by committing to acts of kindness and service. The result will be positivity at the festival, while providing opportunities for attendees to make a difference and a measurable impact on the local community.
The #ProjectDisco initiatives taking place on-site at Something Wicked that aim to help foster kindness and social good and include:
The initiatives above will encourage fans and event-goers to participate in taking a stand for positive action, social causes and inspire them to explore issues that personally resonate. Rewards for participating in the above initiatives include emazing lights' kandi bracelets, a chance to win a trip to Disco Donnie Presents' The Day After Festival taking place in Panama City, Panama in January 2016, as well as VIP upgrades at the festival.
To chronicle the acts of kindness and social good at Something Wicked, THE BALCONY'S Kenny Holland, as well social media superstars Rickey Thompson and Anthony Quintal will be on hand to post up-to-date happenings at the event on their social media platforms. These influencers have demonstrated their social media power, as evidenced by the heavily engaged fans and followers they have amassed, and by their use of social media platforms to promote positive social change.
"We are thrilled to activate an initiative that will foster acts of kindness and produce a sense of community at this year's Something Wicked event," said Anthony Melikhov, founder of unite4:good. "The fans at Something Wicked already share a similar passion for music and art, so we are excited to deliver a program that allows them to further share a passion to create social good."
#ProjectDisco will soon announce additional activations that are scheduled to take place across events and venues in the U.S. for the remainder of 2015. With over 600 shows a year that attract nearly a million people annually, Donnie Disco Presents engages with millennials who, as a generation, have demonstrated a strong commitment to the values celebrated by unite4:good.
For more information on the Donnie Disco Presents roster of upcoming events, please visit: www.discodonniepresents.com.
For more information on unite4:good, please visit: www.u4g.com.
For more information on the Something Wicked Festival, please visit: www.somethingwicked.com.
For more information on the NightCulture, please visit: www.nightculture.com.
ABOUT Disco Donnie Presents
The Disco Donnie Presents, an SFX Entertainment Company, is an award-winning and recognized leader in electronic dance music event production, founded by veteran promoter James "Disco" Donnie Estopinal. Since the company's inception in 1994, DDP has generated over 5,000 live events, arena shows and outdoor festivals in over 100 markets around the world, including the US, Mexico, Canada and Latin America. DDP, both on its own and through partnership, develops innovative and strategic business opportunities in live entertainment. Disco Donnie Presents was acquired by SFX Entertainment, Inc. in 2012. Additional information is available at www.discodonniepresents.com.
NightCulture Inc. "Concerts that Change Your Life," is a premier producer of live concerts and events. NightCulture operates in the following markets: Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, San Antonio, TX. NightCulture was the first Electronic Music oriented company to trade in the public markets. NightCulture Inc. produces two major music festivals. Something Wicked Halloween Music Festival, which drew over 40,000 fans 2014 in Houston, TX. & Something Wonderful in Dallas, TX making its debut in 2015. Stereo Live, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NightCulture, operates Stereo Live, a 25,000 square foot music and live events venue located on 2 1/2 acres of land at 6400 Richmond Avenue in Houston, Texas.
The U4G platform (u4g.com), launching in Fall 2015, bridges the digital world with real-world action by uniting individuals, brands, non-profit organizations, thought leaders and influencers in a common goal of creating kindness and social good. The platform inspires users to earn points through their kindness and philanthropic efforts; and offers the opportunity to redeem or donate those points in the online marketplace for tangible rewards. The U4G platform is a new 'ecosystem' that makes doing good the most direct path to individual fulfillment, cause awareness and a sustainable, measurable global shift towards positivity.