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"The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith" Show Will Visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square

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ADVISORY, Aug. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

"The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith" Show will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Miche Braden will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET  

Contact:

David Gersten

(212) 575-0263

info@davidgersten.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About "The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith" Show:

Penguin Rep Theatre (Joe Brancato, Artistic Director, and Andrew M. Horn, Executive Director) and Edmund Gaynes, in association with Don and Lizanne Mitchell, presents The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, a musical by Angelo Parra, conceived and directed by Joe Brancato.  Miche Braden stars as Bessie Smith, along with Aaron Graves, Jim Hankins, Keith Loftis, and Anthony E. Nelson, Jr.  Performances now Off-Broadway at the St. Luke's Theater (308 West 46th Street).  Sexy and racy, blues singer Bessie Smith was the definition of a Red Hot Mamma and the most successful entertainer of her time. On the eve of her tragic death in 1937, Bessie takes center stage in The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith and tells the story of her amazing life and career, her loves and losses. Put your troubles aside and soak up the blues as Bessie Smith comes to life and sings the songs that made her so unforgettable, including "St. Louis Blues," "Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl," and "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out."  The playing schedule for The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith is Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7pm, Wednesday evenings at 8pm. Tickets from $36.50 are available at Telecharge.com or by calling 212/239-6200.  For more information, visit www.thedevilsmusic.biz

About NASDAQ OMX:

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