Classic Rock Awards To Take Place In Tokyo, Japan, November 11th On U.S. Radio Via KMG Networks
September 19, 2016 at 12:52 PM (PT)
Special programming and live coverage from the 2016 CLASSIC ROCK AWARDS + LIVE PERFORMANCE returns to U.S. radio exclusively from KMG NETWORKS, which has partnered with TEAM ROCK - publisher of CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZSINE and the event’s producers - KLAB ENTERTAINMENT, PARALLEL CONTEMPORARY MUSIC and AD LARGE MEDIA.
For the first time ever, the event is open to the ticket-buying public and is anticipated to sell out the world-famous 10,000-seat RYOGOKU KOKUGIKAN in TOKYO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th.
Rock legends confirmed to attend and perform in a SUPERSTAR JAM include JEFF BECK, recipient of this year’s LIVING LEGEND OF ROCK AWARD, JOE WALSH, CHEAP TRICK, RICHIE SAMBORA, KIRK HAMMETT, DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT and PHIL COLLEN and ORIANTHI.
WAXQ (Q104.3)/NEW YORK PD and iHEARTMEDIA Classic Rock Brand Manager ERIC WELLMAN commented: “iHEARTMEDIA and our biggest Classic Rock stations, including Q104.3/NY, KGB (101.5)/SAN DIEGO, WBIG (BIG 100.3)/WASHINGTON, DC, KZPS (LONE STAR 92.5)/DALLAS and more are thrilled to be a part of the CLASSIC ROCK AWARDS. This year looks like the biggest ever, a literal 'who’s who” of core artists performing Live in JAPAN."
KRANTZ MEDIA GROUP founder/CEO GARY KRANTZ added: “In the three years that KMG has had the U.S. rights, the CLASSIC ROCK AWARDS has become a larger-than-life event spanning three continents. The CRAs has consistently delivered the biggest stars in rock each and every year, and now goes into warp speed at the RYOGOKU KOKUGIKAN in TOKYO. KMG and the team are very excited to bring exclusive and live content from this one-of-a-kind awards show to hundreds of Classic Rock stations and their online and social medial platforms across the U.S.”
Said ADLARGE MEDIA co-founder/CEO GARY SCHONFELD: “Our advertisers have an opportunity to wrap their brands around an exciting live rock event and exclusive U.S. radio programming This is an unmatched promotional platform in classic rock radio.”