“Bill Edwards Presents” creates one-night only concert gala event starring Alicia Keys, Josh Groban, and John Mayer to launch $700 million MGM Grand At Foxwoods Casino Resort.
St. Petersburg, FL – May 20, 2008 – William “Bill” Edwards, Chairman/CEO of Big3 Entertainment LLC launched his concert promotion company, Bill Edwards Presents, with an unforgettable, star-studded concert starring Alicia Keys, Josh Groban and John Mayer. Gathering this trio of music industry powerhouses was Edwards’ concept, as was enlisting the legendary David Foster to produce the evening which celebrated the opening of the 4,000 seat MGM Grand Theatre within the new, $700 million casino resort, MGM Grand At Foxwoods on Saturday, May 17, 2008.
“It was an honor for Bill Edwards Presents to be chosen over many other esteemed colleagues to work hand-in-hand with the MGM Grand at Foxwoods and to deliver the caliber of the artists we hand-picked to make the launch of this amazing facility unforgettable,” said Bill Edwards, Chairman/CEO of Bill Edwards Presents. “The combination of Alicia Keys, Josh Groban and John Mayer made this night a once in a lifetime experience and we look forward to producing many more musical events similar to this all over the world.”
MGM Grand at Foxwoods chose Bill Edwards Presents to customize this extraordinary evening over various other concert experts due to his tenacity and vision to create an evening like no other and his legendary Edwards “Midas touch.”
Upcoming Bill Edwards Presents projects include Cheap Trick’s 40th Anniversary Symphony Concert Tour and, a spectacular production show incorporating classics that were hits in both English and Spanish with Latin superstar and multiple Grammy winner, Jon Secada. The show will be a fusion of Latin rhythms and colors that will also incorporate sensational choreography that could easily be featured on the blockbuster television show, Dancing with the Stars.
In 2000 Edwards created Florida’s newest and most innovative independent entertainment company, Big3 Entertainment, LLC. Bill is not only Chairman and CEO of the independent label, but he can also be found at any given time of the night or day in the Big3 Studio where he co-writes, produces and mixes much of the music along with his artists. In 2005 Bill ventured into Nashville, TN, and opened Big3 Nashville, his country label, on Music Row.
Bill Edwards heads an impressive team of experienced and hands on industry professionals. This remarkable list of industry executives, along with a roster of talented artists including Jon Secada, Cheap Trick, Stryper, Carnie Wilson, Country Singer/Songwriter Joey Daniels and other artists ranging from Dance and Club favorites to R&B, in a very short period of time have put Big3 Records on the map as an independent record company with the backing and the backbone of a major label. For additional information please visit www.Big3Entertainment.com.