News Release

Verizon Wireless and Caffé Vita Present: Morning Teleportation

Fans can win VIP concert tickets, Meet & Greet passes, and more

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July 6, 2011

Scott Charlston
Scott.Charlston@VerizonWireless.com
206.940.0385

Who/What:
Morning Teleportation, the Portland-based psych-rock band, recently seen on The Late Show with David Letterman, will perform a free concert at the first Verizon Wireless Coffee Shop Series event in Seattle.

Fans can go to www.verizoninsider.com/css and enter for the chance to win VIP Tickets to this event, as well as the opportunity to meet the band.

Additionally, to support Verizon Wireless’ Hopeline® from Verizon program, consumers can bring their unused phones or accessories to participating Verizon Wireless stores in Seattle to receive VIP Tickets to the concert. *

HopeLine turns no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories into support for victims of domestic violence and helps protect the environment by disposing of these items in an environmentally sound way. More information about Hopeline® is available at http://aboutus.vzw.com/communityservice/hopeLine.html.

Participating Verizon Wireless Locations:

  • 6th Avenue Verizon Store, 1633 6th Avenue
    • Friday, July 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, July 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 20 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • University Store, 5001 25th Avenue, NE
    • Sunday, July 17 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 19 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

A limited number of free, General Admission tickets will be given away at Caffé Vita’s Capitol Hill location Friday, July 15 – Wednesday, July 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. *

Additional information can be found at www.verizoninsider.com/css. Fans can also follow @VerizonInsider on Twitter or “Like” Verizon Insider on Facebook for all of the latest updates.

Morning Teleportation’s album “Expanding Anyway” is now available on V CAST.

When:

Thursday, July 21
6:00 p.m. – Media check-in
6:30 p.m. – Media interviews (Arranged in advance)
7:00 p.m. – Doors open
8:00 p.m. – Performance

Where:

Caffé Vita's Green Bean Room | Capitol Hill
1005 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Background:

Verizon Wireless’ Coffee Shop Series strives to give vibrant coffee shop communities free access to exclusive concerts by local talent. The series also showcases the latest in mobile technology such as the HTC Trophy™ and the ThunderBolt™ by HTC. The Coffee Shop Series was launched in 2010 in the San Francisco Bay Area and has featured a variety of artists including The Dodos, Port O’Brien, Audrye Sessions, Rogue Wave, and Third Eye Blind.

PHOTO CAPTION: Morning Teleportation performs at Caffé Vita's Green Bean Room as part of Verizon Wireless’ Coffee Shop Series

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter sweepstakes. Official Rules are located at www.verizoninsider.com/css.

* While ticket supplies last.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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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