Miami, FL.–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 2, 2004–mun2 television’s primetime music show “The Roof” is on tour again with “The Roof on the Road” series. This time its destination is Miami, where it will celebrate the Calle 8 Street festival with its very own carnival. “The Roof on the Road Carnival Night” will take place Saturday, March 13 at 8PM at Mad House club located at 3301 Rickenbacker Causeway. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or at the door.
The queen and the king of the Carnival will be reggaeton stars Ivy Queen and Don Omar. The event will also feature musical presentations by Nicky Jam, Trivales, Alberto Stylee, Roka & Gamy, Lito y Polaco and Baby Rasta y Gringo. In addition, “The Roof” anchors, Frankie Needles, Felix Sama and DJ Suicide will host the carnival.
“’The Roof on the Road Carnival Night’ is an excellent opportunity not only for the artists who will highlight their music, but also for our viewers, who will learn more about their Latin culture, while at the same time becoming part of the show” said Yolanda Foster, Vice President of Programming at mun2.
“The Roof on the Road Carnival Night” will be produced and broadcast on mun2 Sunday, March 28 at 8PM ET/PT. The show is sponsored by Polaroid with Toyota Corolla as presenting sponsor. “The Roof on the Road” is a national tour produced by Urban Image Marketing & Media, sister company of Perfect Image Film and Video Production, also producers of “The Roof”, which features different urban music genres, including Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop, Merengue and alternative music. Every three months “The Roof on the Road” visits a major U.S. city. After Miami, the tour will visit San Antonio on May 21 and Los Angeles in late August.
Through its bureaus in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, “The Roof” has provided a window where young U.S. Latinos are being represented, spotlighting the music that appeals to them, such as reggaeton, a musical form combining Hip Hop, Rap and Reggae, which originated in Puerto Rico and now, thanks to mun2, has dramatically been extended to the rest of the U.S.
Perfect Image Film and Video Production is a top production company targeting the young urban Latin market in the US and Latin America. With more than nine years in the field, Perfect Image has established itself as a leading company offering high quality services tailored to the growing urban Latin market in the US, including TV musical shows, music video productions and consulting services. The company successfully produces the highly popular TV shows “The Roof”, “La Conexion”, “La Streets”, “JAMZ” and “Ritmo y Sabor”, among others, for mun2 television, Telemundo Network and Telemundo Internacional. Perfect Image is based in Miami, with production facilities in Los Angeles and New York.
mun2 television is the best cable television alternative for the young Latino market in the United States. As part of NBC Cable Networks, mun2 offers a fresh, new and authentic programming line-up reaching almost 6 million households. Launched in 2001, mun2 is a division of Telemundo, which is wholly-owned and operated by NBC.
Claudia Santa Cruz