D.C. -- The National Association of
Broadcasters announced the 2013 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show will
feature a performance by Grammy-winng group The Mavericks. The event,
sponsored by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, will take place September
19 at the 2013 Radio Show
at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando.
Mavericks' infectious energy, passion and chemistry on stage will make this
year's NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner an unforgettable evening," said NAB
Executive Vice President of Radio John David. "These guys are great entertainers
excited to join Radio to salute the Marconi nominees and winners. Our thanks to
Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Label Group in Nashville for helping to make
genre-defying Mavericks, who describe themselves as the "most interesting
band in the world," have blended country, rock and Cuban sounds in hit
songs such as "All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down," "Here Comes
the Rain" and "Dance the Night Away."
Mavericks have captured the infectious energy and robust sound from their live
shows on their latest album release, In Time (The Valory Music Co.). In Time is
one of the most critically-acclaimed albums of the year, receiving rave reviews
from the LA Times and USA Today. Lead singer and frontman Raul Malo wrote each
track including "Dance in the Moonlight," "Born to Be Blue"
and the horn-punctuated "Back in Your Arms Again."
addition to Malo, The Mavericks feature drummer Paul Deakin,
multi-instrumentalist Robert Reynolds, keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden and
guitarist Eddie Perez. Their strong chemistry leads to exciting live
performances filled with distinct sounds, garage band ferocity and polyrhythmic
in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio
Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to
recognize excellence in radio. Winners will be announced at the NAB Marconi
Radio Awards Dinner & Show. To reserve a table, click here.
to register as press.
the Radio Show
The 2013 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 18-20 in
Orlando. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues
together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with
industry leaders and explore creative business strategies for the digital age.
To learn more about the 2013 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.
Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's
broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative,
regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB
enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their
businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in
the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast
vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in
educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance
Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at www.rab.com.