— Annual event to be held Monday, June 5, 2017 at Sand Canyon Country Club; this year’s tournament is the first to include Texas hold ‘em poker —
Los Angeles CA — The 2017 Recording Industry Golf Tournament™ (RIGT), which will be held Monday, June 5, 2017, at Sand Canyon Country Club in Santa Clarita, CA, has an exciting additional option this year – a Texas hold ‘em poker tournament alongside legendary producer/engineer (and the event’s honorary co-chair) Al Schmitt. The poker showdown begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at the close of the golf tournament (poker participation also includes dinner at day’s end). A 20-minute tutorial will review the rules for those who need a refresher. Trophies will go to the top three players – the top player will also win a $500 VISA gift card. Spots at the table are still available; to sign up for poker, please call event organizer Karen Dunn directly at at 925-708-0307.
A 20+-time GRAMMY® Award winner,Al Schmitt has led a career working with dozens of top-selling artists – among them Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini and countless others. Come participate in the RIGT and share a poker table with one of music’s living legends.
The RIGT is again being organized by seasoned event producer Karen Dunn of KMD Productions, LLC and will support the music program at A Place Called Home, a dynamic community center and safe haven in South Central Los Angeles where underserved youth 8-21 years old are empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, arts, and well-being. Recording veteran Ed Cherney – who will be busy out on the links – is Honorary Co-Chair for the afternoon’s festivities alongside Al Schmitt.
Visit https://2017rigt.eventbrite.com to register as a golfer or event sponsor. For those who are not interested in playing golf or poker but don’t want to miss the hang, Dinner-Only tickets are available for $60.
About A Place Called Home:
A Place Called Home (www.apch.org) is a dynamic community center and safe haven in South Central Los Angeles where underserved youth 8-21 years old are empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, arts, and well-being. APCH provides support and opportunities that increase the likelihood that young people will stay in school, go on to higher education and viable jobs, and make a meaningful difference in their communities and the world. Music and recording are key components of the organization's program offering, and the APCH youth band performs and records on a regular basis.
About KMD Productions, LLC
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, KMD Productions LLC offers full-service event production across the US for businesses and individuals, providing a range of services needed to make events an overwhelming success. KMD Productions can handle all the details of your fundraiser, corporate function or trade show event. Whether you’re looking to launch a new product, get better brand recognition or raise money for your worthwhile charity, KMD Productions has the resources and experience to help you achieve your goals.
Photo Caption: Participants from last year’s Recording Industry Golf Tournament.