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Third Annual Geoffrey Castle Celtic Christmas Community Concert

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ANACORTES, WA
Geoffrey Castle's 3rd Annual Celtic Christmas Celebration

Golden Circle VIP TIckets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/287125
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Building traditions and expanding upon the already successful events that bring families to Anacortes.

The group that Castle has assembled for this year's performance is truly extraordinary, including a return appearance by the nationally renowned Celtic dance and song trio the Gothard Sisters and of course Mac McDonald as Santa Claus. Special guest artists this year are Steve Fossen( bassit for HEART and recent nominee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) and Somar Macek of Heart by Heart.

Be sure to come early or reserve your seats in advance for this wonderful event – so popular last year that we filled the Transit Shed to capacity!

Gold Circle VIP Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets:1.800.838.3006: www.brownpapertickets.com

In response to such a great reception, Castle and friends will present two shows this year, a 4:00 p.m. Matinee geared towards families with children, and an evening concert at 6:30 p.m. following the Annual Christmas Boat Parade. There will be food, beverage vendors and a beer garden

. When: December 15th, 2012

· Where: Port of Anacortes Transit Shed Event Center

· Time: Children's Matinee 4:00 pm:

. Evening Concert 6:30 following the Christmas Boat Parade,

· Cost to the Public: FREE with a suggested donation to Toys for Tots, Local Food Banks or The Rick Epting Foundation for the Arts.

VIP Gold Circle Reserved seating is available for a suggested donation of $25 and can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets www.brownpapertickets.com

The Port of Anacortes is donating the use of their facility: The Historic Transit Shed Events Center, 1st & Commercial Avenue. The Transit Shed will be open prior to and between concerts for families to view the Anacortes Christmas Ship Parade which begins at approximately 5:30 p.m. in the Guemes Channel.

Here’s a link to video of last year’s amazing concert: http://www.facebook.com/l/WAQDLjiBsAQDPbMOiAvYnc33JbJK0KsFapNGY6mh3i4bFEA/www.youtube.com/6champagne%23p/u/0/JnVRMLDMNH4


Geoffrey Castle is a pioneer on the electric six-string violin. From his beginnings as a street musician in New York City and Paris, he rose to play in the Tony Award winning Broadway production of M. Butterfly. A theme of Castle's career is to destroy people's pre-conceived notions of what is possible on a violin, which he does every time he takes the stage. A bandleader and solo artist—with a number of critically acclaimed releases on his own Twisted Fiddle Music label—Geoffrey Castle has also managed to share stages with an illustrious group of musicians including Blues Traveler, all of the original and current members of Heart, Buddy Miles, and Alan White of Yes.

Alan White recently tapped Castle to be a member of the All-Star group the White Sox with Bernt Bodal; in this group Castle adds his violin pyrotechnics to the considerable talents of folks like Spike Edney (Queen), Jamie Moses (Queen, Bad Company), Tom Bowes (Tower of Power), Eric Bazilian (the Hooters), and many many more.


In keeping with the theme of changing the public's perception of what is possible on the violin, Castle has long been an advocate of community outreach and school performances, inspiring the next generation. School assembly, workshops, and fundraiser performances like "Keep the Music Alive," and the All-Star Synergia Concert to help support music programs in the schools, are all part of a genuine desire on the part of Geoffrey Castle to keep music programs alive in what is truly a tough economic environment. Recently, Castle, along with 400 members of school orchestras in the Seattle area, set a world record for the most string players under one roof!



PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

PLATINUM CIRCLE: $5000

· Inclusion in the poster at the top as title Sponsor “your organization” Presents.

· Logo as titled sponsor in the program handed to attendees.

· Mentioned on stage and acknowledged at intermission.

· Email/web marketing, newspaper, radio and televisions ads.

· VIP front row seating for 12.

· 5 autographed copies of Geoffrey Castle's critically acclaimed Holiday CD Underhill's Angel.

GOLD LEVEL: $2500

· Inclusion of logo on poster and program.

· Email/web marking, newspaper, radio and televisions ads.

· VIP seating for 8.

· 1 copy autographed Underhill Angel CD

SILVER LEVEL: $1000

· Inclusion on poster and program

· Email/web, television, radio, and newspaper ads.

· VIP seating for 6

FRIENDS OF CHRISTMAS LEVEL: $100

· Inclusion in all marketing

· VIP seating for 4





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