Alicia Keys and Rod Stewart Join Line-up of Performers for 'Save the Music: A Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation,' Premiering Sunday, April 17
By Tracy McGraw VH1
Mar 10, 2005, 18:22

New York -- Alicia Keys and Rod Stewart will join previously announced performers Joss Stone, Rob Thomas, Queen Latifah and John Legend when "Save The Music: A Concert To Benefit The VH1 Save The Music Foundation" will air on VH1 Sunday, April 17 at 9pm. Continuing in the tradition of events to benefit VH1's Save The Music Foundation, the star-studded concert will tape at New York City's famed Beacon Theatre on Monday, April 11. Additional performers and special guests will be announced shortly.

VH1's "Save the Music" concert raises funds for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music programs in America's public schools, and to raising awareness of the positive impact that music participation has on students. Since VH1 Save the Music was created in 1997, nearly $30 million worth of musical instruments has been donated to nearly 1200 public schools in 80 cities, improving the lives of more than 500,000 children.

VH1 "Save The Music: A Concert To Benefit The VH1 Save The Music Foundation" is executive produced by Joel Gallen and Lee Rolontz; directed by Joel Gallen; Ray Winkler is the Production Designer; Allen Branton is the Lighting Designer.

Baileys, L'Oreal Paris, Crest Whitening Expressions, Mercedes, Pantene, Always, Listerine Pocketpaks and Chrysler Brand are sponsors of the VH1 "Save The Music" concert.

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