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Music Industry Gathers In South Florida To Honor The Queen Of House Music Through Celebrity Tributes & Philanthropy

MIAMI, FL; 10, March 2015: This March in Miami brings an array of legendary celebrations – the 100th Anniversary of Miami Beach, the 30th Year Anniversary of Winter Music Conference, and the 30th Year Anniversary of the Queen of House's renowned music career. In collaboration with WMC, the world is honoring BARBARA TUCKER'S astonishing contribution to music during Miami Music Week, March 26th at 10pm at the conference's host hotel, the Deaville Beach Resort on Miami Beach.

Barbara Tucker, topping Billboard Charts with #1 Club Hits including: “PRECIOUS LOVE,” “RESPECT,” “LOVE VIBRATION,” “BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE,” “I GET LIFTED,” “JAZZ IT UP,” and “STAY TOGETHER,” has been marked an international phenomenon. Tucker's collaboration with Grammy Award Winner David Morales, “I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY Mix,” also rocked the #1 spot on Beatport for two weeks. Performing worldwide at locations in Africa, Siberia, Tokyo, Budapest, Sydney, Russia, Sweden, Berlin, Toronto, Ibiza, Italy, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Germany, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, and Egypt, Barbara has memorized nations with her iconic voice, rhythmic dance and uplifting spirit. Working with artists and producers such as Cerrone, Deee-Lite, Wyclef Jean, George Clinton, Erick Morillo, Little Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Pet Shop Boys, The Bacci Brothers, Blaze, Pepe Tuccillo and countless others, Tucker has become the only recording artist to boast a yearly residency in the world's clubbing mecca - IBIZA.

Following the International Dance Music Awards (IDMAs), this official WMC event will gather some of House and Dance Music's most notable names to pay tribute to Tucker, including superstar hit-maker Erick Morillo, Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer Terry Hunter, Co-founder of the Winter Music Conference Bill Kelly, and many others. Headlined by four-time Grammy nominated DJ/Producer, Steve “Silk” Hurley, the night's talent line up is filled with sensational stars including Robin S, Kenny Bobien, Charlotte Small, Keith Thompson. Kenny Summit, DJ Q, Brian Coxx, Franco Moiraghi, and Terri B.

Hosted by entertainment tycoon, Dr. Glenn “Sweety G” Toby, this much anticipated event has gathered reputable brands as sponsors including BStar Music Group, Deauville Beach Resort, Winter Music Conference Continental Food and Beverage, Inc., Dolce Entertainment, Enjoy Television, Soulgasm Inc., Belle Muse, S&S Chicago, and Corde de Velours, Inc.

Additionally, Barbara Tucker is teaming up with the Book Bank Foundation (BBF) to facilitate a community service day during the music-themed week. This comes as no surprise to those close to this award winning artist, when asked about her efforts to serve during a time meant for personal tribute, Tucker mentioned, “With every moment of this gift of life, the attitude of humility and gratefulness will take us all far. LET LOVE GUIDE YOU.” A portion of the proceeds from the anniversary event will benefit BBF, who utilizes various methods of communication to stimulate self-esteem, academic achievement, future goal setting, and stories of achievement in communities around the world.

Barbara Tucker 30 Years of Dance Tribute & Celebration!
Where: Deauville Beach Resort
6701 Collins Ave
Miami, FL 33141
Date: Thursday March 26th, 2015
Time: 10pm – 5am
Cost: $20 General Admission / Free with WMC Badge
Complimentary VIP admission for Media

For all sponsorship inquiries and ticket sales please contact: Marcela Di Santo of Dolce Entertainment at marceladsanto@yahoo.com or 786.285.5976

For all volunteer inquiries with the Book Bank Foundation please contact: Lisa Chase Patterson of The Book Bank Foundation at info@thebbf.org

For all media inquiries, press credentials, and interviews please contact: Kamika Fullwood of Corde De Velours Inc. at kamikamarie@cordedevelours.com or 336.254.7263

About Barbara Tucker:

Barbara Tucker is to House/Dance what Stevie and Aretha are to soul, what The Beatles and Stones are to rock. From her groundbreaking (Liza Minnelli–esk) performances, to her amazing classic recording, Barbara has truly become a living, breathing, fiery, fierce legend that you must experience. Barbara has been a major part of the house community for 30 years. Some call her the Queen or Mother of house; to sum it up Barbara Tucker IS House. Besides being an award-winning singer/artist/performer recognized the world over, she is a Writer, Activist, Mentor, Stage Developer, Event/Club Promoter, Stylist, Label Owner, Artist Consultant, and Choreographer.

About Book Bank Foundation:

The Book Bank Foundation was established as a reminder that “To whom much is given, much is required.” In 1997, entertainment pioneer, Dr. Glenn “Sweety G” Toby, founded the Book Bank Foundation in an effort to boost literacy among the nation’s youth – with a specific emphasis on inner city children. Providing tutoring, alternative education, career development and special projects such as celebrity readings, the Book Bank Foundation aims to improve the quality of education and life. In addition, the foundation’s leadership works relentlessly to collect and distribute clothing, food and toys for the homeless, and has partnered with the DHS Office of Special Events to help homeless New York City children in the past and other cities around the world to serve the needy and homeless. www.thebbf.org

For Media Contact:
Kamika Marie Fullwood
Corde De Velours Inc.
336.254.7263
kamikamarie@cordedevelours.com

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