DENIS LEARY TO HOST "FASHION ROCKS"
LIVE CONCERT, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8 AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRS SUNDAY, SEPT. 26, ON FOX Unprecedented Fusion of Music and Style Features Performances By Beyonc�, Usher, Rod Stewart, Andr� 3000, Avril Lavigne, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Faith Hill, Hoobastank, Black Eyed Peas
Celebrated actor and comedian Denis Leary, who currently stars in, produces, writes and co-created the hit FX television show "Rescue Me," will host the FASHION ROCKS concert event at New York's legendary Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 8, 2004, it was announced today by Richard Beckman, President of the Cond� Nast Media Group, and Emmy Award-winning producer Ken Ehrlich, executive producers of FASHION ROCKS.
FASHION ROCKS will feature live performances by international pop stars Beyonc�, Usher, Rod Stewart, Andr� 3000, Avril Lavigne, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Faith Hill, Hoobastank and Black Eyed Peas, who will be introduced by an exciting group of special guests. FASHION ROCKS is being presented by advertisers Citi, Chevrolet, P&G Beauty and Motorola.
FASHION ROCKS is also being made into a two-hour FOX television special that will feature dazzling footage from the event as well as "rockumentary"-style segments showcasing fashions from both current and archival collections by designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors and Tommy Hilfiger. FASHION ROCKS will air Sunday, Sept. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
In addition to the concert and the original FOX special, the FASHION ROCKS program includes a collector's magazine supplement that will be sent polybagged to the subscribers of 12 Cond� Nast and Fairchild Publications magazines and will also be available on newsstands in five major markets nationwide. FASHION ROCKS is also a month-long fashion exhibition at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.