05/22/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/22/2020 11:29
Beasley Media Group's Jammin' 105.7's Jam-Athon has been rescheduled to take place as an online virtual event beginning at 5pm on Saturday, May 23th, 2020. Net proceeds from the free star-studded concert will benefit the Salvation Army of Southern Nevada.
Musical artists scheduled to perform include: En Vogue's Maxine Jones, CeCe Peniston, Lisa Lisa, triple Grammy Winner Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Dru Hill's Sisqo, Tony Terry, Shanice Wilson, Az Yet's Marc Nelson, Tierra, Gary 'Lil G' Jenkins, DJ Kool, and Troop's Jon Jon. Also appearing on the show will be Keith Sweat, Cameo's Larry Blackman and Rob Base.
Jammin 105-7 Morning Show Personalities Paco Lopez and DJ Thump will serve as the official emcees for the event with the support of other personalities from Beasley Media Group Las Vegas radio properties.
In addition, the event will feature a stellar lineup of comedians, including Vegas legend George Wallace, members of the Jammin' 105.7 Steve Harvey morning show and Nephew Tommy & J. Anthony Brown, as well as former BET Rap City Host Chris Thomas and L.A.'s Jammin' Jay Lamont.
'During this Covid-19 pandemic, we knew Jammin' 105.7 had to do something for our community,' said Jammin' 105.7 Program Director & Midday Personality, Paco Lopez. 'We reached out to our celebrity friends, who felt the same way and Jam-Athon was born!
'As Jammin 105.7 is my favorite station, I am so honored to be a part of this amazing event,' said Az Yet Singer Marc Nelson. 'We are all going through a very hard time rediscovering this world. Thank God that music is the only universal language that lifts the spirit.'
'We at the Salvation Army Southern Nevada are so appreciative of the efforts of Paco Lopez, his team at Jammin 105.7 and all of the amazing artists and celebrities who are making this concert possible,' said Salvation Army Public Relations Officer Leslee Rogers. 'The people we serve will be helped beyond measure as all the funds raised will stay right here in our community to serve our neighbors in need.'
To check out the free concert and make a donation, please go to https://www.facebook.com/jammin1057/.