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March 10, 2016


Public Can Trade a New or Gently Used Musical Instrument For Free Tickets to Manilow’s March 30th Concert

[Indianapolis, IN —March 9, 2016] – Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow hopes others will once again follow his philanthropic lead as he brings his Manilow Music Project to the Indianapolis Public Schools.  The pop icon plans to donate a Yamaha piano to launch a local music instrument drive. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument one week prior to show date will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre-selected seat locations on a first come first serve basis) for Manilow’s March 30thshow.

The Manilow Music Project has conducted music instrument drives all over the country to assist local schools with their music programs.

“I’m thrilled to once again bring the gift of music to these kids,” added Manilow.

The Bankers Life Fieldhouse Box Office will be the drop off point for the instrument drive from March 23 through March 30. The instrument drop off location is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. For additional Box Office information please call 317-917-2727.

“Mr. Manilow and his supporters are helping to create and increase meaningful musical experiences for the students of The Indianapolis Public Schools System,” said David R. Newman, Fine Arts Instructional Coach, Indianapolis Public Schools. “Through the generous contributions provided by The Manilow Music Project, our students will gain academic and artistic insight, which in turn will benefit the entire Indianapolis Community. We deeply appreciate Mr. Manilow’s support of Indianapolis Public Schools.”

The Manilow Music Project (MMP) is part of The Manilow Fund for Health and Hope.  It was formed as a grass roots organization to assist local charities and programs.  Its primary focus is to provide musical instruments to high schools and middle schools and to provide music scholarships at universities throughout the US, Canada, and the UK. More information on the Manilow Music Project can be found at

Tickets are available online at or, in person at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Box Office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

With worldwide record sales exceeding 80 million, Barry Manilow’s unparalleled career encompasses virtually every arena of entertainment, including performing, writing, composing, arranging, and producing. A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Manilow has produced, arranged, and released more than 40 albums during the course of his career.  He has also written and produced songs for Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Dionne Warwick, and many more.  He has been honored with a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award, an Oscar nomination, and a top selling autobiography.

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