MTV Brings the Music to the Masses for VMA Weekend 2009

vma-brittney-spearsMTV is warming NYC up for the “2009 MTV Video Music Awards,” which will air live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, September 13th at 9pm ET/PT, with a trio of music-filled events that will culminate with the massive music awards extravaganza. Music fans will be able to check out performances from 3OH!3, Fefe Dobson, Cobra Starship, Kid Cudi, and Phoenix at locations across the city. On Thursday night, the VMAs and Verizon Wireless kick off the week with a performance from 3OH!3, and Taco Bell welcomes Fefe Dobson and Cobra Starship, along with DJ Vice, to the stage on Friday night. On Saturday night, the VMAs and Pepsi present “A Refreshing Night of Music” featuring DJ Clinton Sparks, Kid Cudi and Phoenix, with the event benefiting LIFEbeat, The Music Industry Fights AIDS.

Tickets for The 2009 Video Music Awards and Pepsi Present: A Refreshing Night of Music with DJ Clinton Sparks, Kid Cudi and Phoenix a Benefit for LIFEbeat, The Music Industry Fights AIDS, an all ages event, are $40.00 for General Admission in advance, with limited tickets at the door available for $50.00. Advance VIP tickets are also available for $150.00, with proceeds from all tickets going to LIFEbeat. Tickets can be purchased by going to LIFEbeat.org, ticketweb.com or by calling 866.468.7619. In addition, the event will offer fans the chance to play the highly-anticipated music video game The Beatles: Rock Band. More information on the LIFEbeat and the event can be found at LIFEbeat.org.

The “2009 MTV Video Music Awards Weekend” schedule is as follows:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2009

The 2009 Video Music Awards and Verizon Wireless Present:
VMA Weekend Kick-Off Party with 3OH!3
Touch Nightclub, 240 W 52nd St
Door Open at 8pm
Cover Charge at the Door
Performance by 3OH!3

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 2009

The 2009 VMAs and Taco Bell present:
A Concert with Fefe Dobson and Cobra Starship
The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place
Doors Open at 6:30pm

$20 cover charge at the door, or advance cover may be purchased at the box office or at www.livenation.com

Performances from Fefe Dobson and Cobra Starship
Music by DJ Vice

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th, 2009

The 2009 Video Music Awards and Pepsi Present:
A Refreshing Night of Music with DJ Clinton Sparks, Kid Cudi and Phoenix
a Benefit for LIFEbeat, The Music Industry Fights AIDS
610 West 56th Street
Doors Open – 9pm
Show Begins- 9:45pm
Special performances from Phoenix and Kid Cudi
Music by DJ Clinton Sparks