via Roc Nation: SHAWN “JAY Z” CARTER SETS THE STAGE FOR HISTORIC EVENINGS AT THE LEGENDARY CARNEGIE HALL
ALL PROCEEDS FROM UNPRECEDENTED PERFORMANCES BENEFIT UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY AND THE SHAWN CARTER SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
In his most intimate performances in years, Shawn “JAY Z” Carter will headline the first ever hip-hop focused series at Carnegie Hall, in the Stern Auditorium, raising millions for the United Way of New York City and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation on February 6, 2012 at 8:00pm and February 7, 2012 at 9:30pm. Concert goers will get a once in a lifetime experience as JAY Z takes the stage at the New York landmark to raise dollars that will help boost on-time graduation rates in underserved New York City schools and put college within reach for low-income students across the five boroughs.
“It’s every artists dream to play a venue as legendary as Carnegie Hall,” commented Shawn “JAY Z” Carter. “The fact that I can use the arts and my talent to benefit the education of the next generation of artist, entrepreneurs and great thinkers makes for a legendary night. I’m proud to be a part of the continuing work of United Way of New York City and expanding the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.”
Private ticket packages will go on sale Monday, December 12th. For more information, please visit www.unitedwaynyc.org or www.shawncartersf.com.
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