Wango Tango: 102.7 KIIS-FM Concert Benefit for L.A. Breast Cancer Alliance

May 30, 1998, 01:00 ET from 102.7 KIIS-FM

    LOS ANGELES, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 13th from 2 - 11
 p.m. at the all new Edison International Field of Anaheim, everyone will be
 doing the "Wango Tango" at the biggest pop music festival in the history of
 Southern California.  According to 102.7 KIIS-FM management, Wango Tango means
 "crazy dance."  And while dance choreography hasn't been examined, the Los
 Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance will be dancing in celebration of life, where
 breast cancer survivor and four-time Grammy Award winning recording artist,
 Olivia Newton-John will receive a check on behalf of L.A.B.C.A. - with a
 portion of the event's proceeds.
     This "One Day. One Concert" star-studded extravaganza is hosted by
 recording, television and film superstar Will Smith and Rick Dees, 102.7 KIIS-
 FM morning personality and host of the internationally known syndicated radio
 show, The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40.   Music lineup includes: All Saints (2-2:20
 p.m.); N Sync (2:30-2:50 p.m.); Amber (3-3:20 p.m.); Vonda Shepard (3:40-4
 p.m.); Meredith Brooks (4:20-4:50 p.m.); Tom Jones (5:10 p.m.- 5:40 p.m.);
 Wyclef Jean of the Fugees (6:10-6:50 p.m.); Olivia Newton-John (7:05-7:35
 p.m.- check presentation and performance); Paula Cole (7:50-8:30 p.m.); Hootie
 & The Blowfish (8:45-9:15 p.m.); Gloria Estefan (9:35-10:05 p.m.) and Mariah
 Carey (10:20-10:40 p.m.).
     "We're honored to benefit from Wango Tango because the funds allow us to
 expand the work we do with other organizations in the county perform jointly
 to draw us closer in finding a cure to an epidemic that has affected so many,"
 stated Eileen Brabender, President of LABCA.
     The Los Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance (LABCA) is a grassroots, non-profit
 organization dedicated to help in the eradication of breast cancer through
 advocacy, education and community involvement.  The community that is served
 includes all of Los Angeles and surrounding counties.  LABCA participates at a
 state level with the California Breast Cancer Organizations(CABCO) and
 nationally with the National Breast Cancer Coalition(NBCC).
     This special event benefiting LABCA is a collaborative sponsorship effort
 by 102.7 KIIS-FM, Anaheim Sports/Disney, Sunquest Holidays and Lipton Brisk
 Iced Tea.
     Tickets start at $25 on sale at all Ticket Master Locations 213-480-3232.
 For media credentials/coverage, contact The Southland's Media Monster, Stacey
 Kumagai at 818/506-8675.
 
 

SOURCE 102.7 KIIS-FM
    LOS ANGELES, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 13th from 2 - 11
 p.m. at the all new Edison International Field of Anaheim, everyone will be
 doing the "Wango Tango" at the biggest pop music festival in the history of
 Southern California.  According to 102.7 KIIS-FM management, Wango Tango means
 "crazy dance."  And while dance choreography hasn't been examined, the Los
 Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance will be dancing in celebration of life, where
 breast cancer survivor and four-time Grammy Award winning recording artist,
 Olivia Newton-John will receive a check on behalf of L.A.B.C.A. - with a
 portion of the event's proceeds.
     This "One Day. One Concert" star-studded extravaganza is hosted by
 recording, television and film superstar Will Smith and Rick Dees, 102.7 KIIS-
 FM morning personality and host of the internationally known syndicated radio
 show, The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40.   Music lineup includes: All Saints (2-2:20
 p.m.); N Sync (2:30-2:50 p.m.); Amber (3-3:20 p.m.); Vonda Shepard (3:40-4
 p.m.); Meredith Brooks (4:20-4:50 p.m.); Tom Jones (5:10 p.m.- 5:40 p.m.);
 Wyclef Jean of the Fugees (6:10-6:50 p.m.); Olivia Newton-John (7:05-7:35
 p.m.- check presentation and performance); Paula Cole (7:50-8:30 p.m.); Hootie
 & The Blowfish (8:45-9:15 p.m.); Gloria Estefan (9:35-10:05 p.m.) and Mariah
 Carey (10:20-10:40 p.m.).
     "We're honored to benefit from Wango Tango because the funds allow us to
 expand the work we do with other organizations in the county perform jointly
 to draw us closer in finding a cure to an epidemic that has affected so many,"
 stated Eileen Brabender, President of LABCA.
     The Los Angeles Breast Cancer Alliance (LABCA) is a grassroots, non-profit
 organization dedicated to help in the eradication of breast cancer through
 advocacy, education and community involvement.  The community that is served
 includes all of Los Angeles and surrounding counties.  LABCA participates at a
 state level with the California Breast Cancer Organizations(CABCO) and
 nationally with the National Breast Cancer Coalition(NBCC).
     This special event benefiting LABCA is a collaborative sponsorship effort
 by 102.7 KIIS-FM, Anaheim Sports/Disney, Sunquest Holidays and Lipton Brisk
 Iced Tea.
     Tickets start at $25 on sale at all Ticket Master Locations 213-480-3232.
 For media credentials/coverage, contact The Southland's Media Monster, Stacey
 Kumagai at 818/506-8675.
 
 SOURCE  102.7 KIIS-FM