|By PR Newswire||
|January 10, 2014 05:53 PM EST||
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS, the digital ticketing platform developed and operated by AEG, will live-stream Music For Relief's "Concert For The Philippines," via the AXS Mobile App. The AXS Mobile App is available for free download on the App Store for iOS devices and Google play for Android users.
Available immediately, fans who download the AXS Mobile App at AXS.com can stream a special performance from Linkin Park on their mobile devices for free. "Concert For The Philippines," featuring performances by Linkin Park, The Offspring and Bad Religion, will take place at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, Calif. to benefit typhoon relief in the Philippines on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 beginning at 8:00 pm.
"Our vision of the AXS fan experience has always been much richer than simple ticket transactions," said Tom Andrus SVP and GM, AXS. "Delivering a premium show like "Concert For The Philippines," via our app to benefit such a worthy cause is a real milestone."
Proceeds from the concert will benefit survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and will provide immediate relief to the 12 million people who have been impacted by the storm, which has caused flooding, landslides and massive destruction.
A limited quantity of 500 tickets to this event are available to fans who donate or raise a minimum of $250 for Music for Relief's Typhoon Relief effort. The first 300 people who reach the $250 goal are guaranteed general admission pit tickets closest to the stage. The top 75 fundraisers overall will get special perks like meet and greets with the bands, VIP reserved seating, VIP pre-party, commemorative merchandise items and much more. More than $100,000 have been raised, with the total continuing to climb.
As an incentive to those outside the LA area, fans worldwide have the opportunity to donate a minimum of $10 by visiting www.crowdrise.com/ConcertforthePhilippines.
"This landmark benefit show is an opportunity for rock fans everywhere to channel their love of music for the benefit of the Philippine people during a time of intense need," said Whitney Showler, Chief Operating Officer, Music For Relief. "We're so thankful to the artists, their management, AXS for helping make this all possible."
Developed and operated by AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, AXS is a new entertainment platform that serves as AEG's primary consumer brand. The first phase of AXS Ticketing was introduced in August, 2011 to provide fans a user-friendly and transparent ticketing and entertainment platform to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues. Through this new consumer-focused interface, featuring ticketing innovations such as AXS Invite and AXS Waiting Room and available on-line and via the AXS Mobile App for iOs and Android users, AXS Ticketing has revolutionized the fan ticket-buying experience while providing enhanced web services and data management components to venues and sports franchises. Additional innovations including a video content service that is now in development will be launched in the coming months. For more information on AXS, please visit www.axs.com
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