- Jetty Rae; Mieka Pauley; Bronze Radio Return; Ryan Shields; and Amy Kuney
selected to perform an acoustic gig during the 'Live from T5' concert series
at the airline's Terminal 5 at New York/JFK
- Grand Prize Winner Jetty Rae will also open for a headlining act at Bowery
Presents' Terminal 5 or another New York City Venue
NEW YORK, August 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Based on popular online
votes cast and scoring by a panel of JetBlue judges, JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:
JBLU) and Superfly Marketing Group today announce the five winners of the
national 'Live from T5' online music competition hosted by OurStage.com,
including the following artists: Mieka Pauley; Bronze Radio Return; Ryan
Shields; Amy Kuney and grand prize winner Jetty Rae. Each artist won the
opportunity to play an acoustic gig at the airline's new state-of-the art
Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Grand prize winner Jetty Rae (www.myspace.com/jettyraemusic), based in Ann
Arbor, Michigan, also won the opportunity to perform as the opening act for a
headlining artist at Bowery Presents' Terminal 5, the popular concert venue in
Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, or another Bowery Presents show.
Jetty Rae weaves soul, folk and a little bit of Jetty into a beautiful
tapestry of notes. She is currently working on her next album, "Nobody," and
will perform at JetBlue's Live from T5 on Friday, August 21.
Today, August 14, winners Mieka Pauley (www.mieka.com) and Ryan Shields
(www.RyanShields.com) will perform at 'Live from T5' beginning at 5 p.m. ET.
Pauley forms a kind of bluesy-folk rock and roll and Shields offers diverse
musical influences including country, rock, folk and Americana.
Jetty Rae and Bronze Radio Return (www.myspace.com/bronzeradioreturn), who
can please lovers of all kinds of rock and roll, will perform on Friday,
August 21. Singer-songwriter Amy Kuney (www.myspace.com/amykuney) will be the
last winning performer to take the stage at Live from T5 on September 25.
Live from T5 is a six-month, 12-date live music concert series featuring
performances by hand-selected emerging artists from around the U.S. on select
Fridays throughout the year. JetBlue's Live from T5 unofficially launched on
Friday, May 22 with Austin's own Dan Dyer (www.myspace.com/dandyer) performing
on the south grandstand in T5's marketplace.
Other performances have included Nicole Atkins, American Princes, Alberta
Cross, Justin Townes Earle and Madi Diaz. Three additional performers
selected by Superfly Marketing Group will perform later this summer to
conclude the Live from T5 concert series.
About JetBlue Airways
New York-based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on
value, service and style. In 2009, the carrier ranked "Highest in Customer
Satisfaction Among Low-Cost Carriers in North America" by J.D. Power and
Associates, a customer satisfaction recognition received for the fifth year in
Known for its sincere, personal service and free TV as much as its low
fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and
super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary
in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft "BetaBlue," a
first among U.S. domestic airlines. JetBlue is also America's first and only
airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific
compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within
JetBlue's control. Visit www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue
currently serves 56 cities with 650 daily flights. New service to Baltimore
begins on September 9. The airline also intends to commence service to
Barbados (October 1); Saint Lucia (October 26); and Kingston, Jamaica (October
30). With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all
fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information
or reservations call 1-800-JET-BLUE (1-800-538-2583), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530
or visit www.jetblue.com.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways
CONTACT: JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089
or JetBlue Reservations, +1-800-JET-BLUE
(538-2583), or TTY/TDD: +1-800-336-5530
Web Site: http://www.jetblue.com