By Bert Eljera
LAS VEGAS – After raising nearly $8,000 in the first concert, a group of Filipino-American entertainers are putting up a show again for the benefit of the victims of Superthyphoon Yolanda in the Philippines.
The concert at the Stratosphere on Jan. 28 will gather together the best Filipino-American talents on the Las Vegas entertainment scene, including vocalists, bands and top DJs.
“This represent the best our community has to offer,” said Ron Cabildo of Defenitive Talents and who is putting together the series of concerts. “We appreciate their talent and their commitment to our people back home.”
In the first concert on Dec. 13, about 300 people, mostly from the 30,000-strong Filipino-American community, came to watch the show, headlined by singer Martin Nievera.
It also featured 24K Band, 360 Band, Klique, Repertoire Band, Revive Band, HNLV, JAMM Band, Dara, Renee Hale, Trina Johnson Finn, and DJ Jaym,
Also perorming were Knine & G-No, Rita Lim, Peter Pavone, Mico Maulcon, Jenni Selma, Marlena Zion, Crystal Yuan and Tunay.
“The level and variety of talents was just awesome,” said Rozita Lee, a member of the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Nevada, which organized the fund-raiser.
The money was turned over to One World Institute, a Northern California-based non-profit has given over 50 million US dollars of goods and services to charity.
It has conducted several mercy missions to the typhoon-ravaged areas in Central Visayas, particularly Bantayan Island in Northern Cebu.
Live at Signal No.5 represents the collective efforts of many within the Las Vegas Entertainment community who have contributed their time, resources, and talent in order to help raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda in the Philippines.
Entertainers who are lined up for this humanitarian effort include: 24K Band, 360 Band, Klique, Repertoire Band, Revive Band, HNLV, JAMM Band, Dara, Renee Hale, Trina Johnson Finn, DJ Jaym, Knine & G-No, Rita Lim, Peter Pavone, Mico Maulcon, Jenni Selma, Marlena Zion, Crystal Yuan and Tunay. Live at Signal No.5 will perform an exclusive engagement premiering Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Suncoast Casino Showroom. Showtime starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20.00. Tickets are available at all Boyd Gaming Casino Box Offices or at the Suncoast Casino Box Office or by calling (702)636-7111. http://www.suncoastcasino.com/entertain/suncoast-showroom.
Four additional benefit concerts will be hosted and venues and dates will soon be announced.
For more information about Live at Signal No.5 visit http://www.liveatsignalnumber5.com or http://www.facebook.com/liveatsignalno5 or contact Ron Cabildo at (702)325-3597 or Mita del Fierro at (818)748-7521 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All funds raised will be donated to The One World Institute a 501(c)3 charitable organization that gives 100% of all donations to the victims in need. They keep nothing for administrative or distribution costs.
About Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Nevada (FACCGN)
FACCGN was formed in November 2010 by a handful of business people with the help of Ben Menor, Executive Director of the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC). The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Nevada believes in the synergistic community of businesses committed to creating and providing viable economic opportunities which shall benefit all members of society.
About Definitive Talents (Def Tal)
With over 20 years of creative experience, DEFTAL has built a reputation for unparalleled professionalism and excellent service. DEFTAL has now become a premier entertainment provider for showrooms, concerts, festivals, clubs, corporate, and private events. As a proven industry leader, DEFTAL utilizes a rare combination of international resources giving its clients a wide variety of talents that will fit their needs as well as their budget.
About One World Institute (“OWI”)
OWI is a Northern California-based non -profit, public benefit corporation. OWI is registered as a 501(c) 3 organization with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Franchise Tax Board in the State of California as well as a charity organization with the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission. One World Institute provides free wheelchairs, free educational programs and disaster relief assistance. One World Institute has given over 50 million US dollars of goods and services to charity. – See more at: http://manilamailnews.com/las-vegas-entertainers-unite-in-live-at-signal-no-5-benefit-concerts/#sthash.MCCo0Zr5.dpuf