(The following is the text of a radio ad that ran on 1010 WINS during the month of February, as part of 802’s expanding live music public awareness campaign.)
“Hello, I’m David Lennon, president of Local 802, the New York musicians’ union.
Live music soars from all corners of our city, from world class orchestras at Lincoln Center, to our famous jazz clubs, from Broadway’s orchestra pits to the Apollo Theatre, from Radio City Music Hall to Madison Square Garden.
The musicians of Local 802 perform nightly at parties and weddings, in concert halls, theatres and nightlife venues throughout the five boroughs and Long Island.
New York truly is the live music capital of the world, with more live music venues than anyplace else.
Discover that New York sounds as it feels — graceful, vibrant and full of life. Enrich yourself by experiencing live music. Attend a concert, see a show, take in some jazz, or plan your own live music event.
Live music makes all the difference.”