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Fans Of Fuego En La Sangre Compete For Private Concert Tickets in California

Verizon Wireless offering concert, "meet and greet" events, and exclusive music downloads

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December 3, 2008

Ken Muche
Ken.Muche@VerizonWireless.com
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IRVINE, CA — Eduardo Yañez, Jorge Salinas and Pablo Montero of the popular telenovela "Fuego En La Sangre" will appear in a private performance at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles on Dec. 12 and fans have a chance at free tickets. All three band members will also meet and greet fans at various Verizon Wireless stores in Los Angeles starting Dec. 8.

"'Fuego En La Sangre' has been a special experience for all of us," said Pablo Montero. "We couldn't be more excited about meeting our fans, thanks to Verizon Wireless."

"More than ever before we live in a mobile world and today's youth are at the forefront of this trend," said Gregg Yacovone, Executive Director-Marketing, Verizon Wireless. "That's why offering fans different ways to interact with bands using their cell phones makes so much sense."

Exclusive Show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

Southern California fans have three ways to win tickets to the band's exclusive live performance:

  • Visit select Verizon Wireless stores throughout Southern California for entry forms
  • Through Dec. 7, 2008, Southern California residents can text "SANGRE" to " 41055" for a chance to win. Text charges apply. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be 13 yrs. or older to enter. Alternate form of entry and official rules at www.fuegoenvivo.com
  • Participate in radio station promotions at select Verizon Wireless stores

"Fuego En La Sangre" in Verizon Wireless Stores

At the Verizon Wireless in-store events, fans have the opportunity to star, via green screen, in a scene from "Fuego En La Sangre" with Eduardo, Jorge and Pablo. Video clips will be sent directly to fans via their mobile phones, to share with their friends. These in-store events will take place:

Dec. 8, 2008
El Paso, TX
9010 Viscount
El Paso, TX 79925

Dec. 9, 2008
Greeley, CO
2050 Unit D Greeley Mall
Greeley, CO 80631

Dec. 10, 2008
Yakima, WA
2401 S. First St.
Yakima, WA 98901

Dec. 11, 2008
Stockton, CA
10952 Trinity Pkwy.
Stockton, CA 95219

Dec. 12, 2008
Southgate, CA
9011 Garfield Ave.
Southgate, CA 90280

Exclusive Music

Verizon Wireless is also offering fans of the show an exclusive download of "Para Siempre" by Vicente Fernandez via V CAST Music. The song can be downloaded over-the-air, directly to fans' phones as a full-song download, ringtone or ringback tone.

For more information on mobile music from Verizon Wireless, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com/music. For information on "Fuego En La Sangre" visit www.fuegoenvivo.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 70.3 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

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