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Bustout Burlesque

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HOUSE OF BLUES NEW ORLEANS THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM PART OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY GOAL TO FEED 20,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(NEW ORLEANS, LA - November 7, 2012) - House of Blues New Orleans will continue its Thanksgiving tradition of providing meals to those in need.  The historic French Quarter venue, which opened in January 1994, will feed up to 1,200 New Orleanians as part of House of Blues' "Feed the Souls" nationwide campaign.  The campaign hopes to serve 20,000 meals across all 12 House of Blues venues during Thanksgiving 2012.

The original House of Blues opened its doors in Harvard Square on Thanksgiving 1992 by feeding the local homeless community before serving concert-goers that evening.  This tradition of supporting and giving back to its communities has been a staple of House of Blues' core values for the past two decades.

House of Blues New Orleans staff will begin delivering meals on November 19, 2012.  These meals will be dropped to first responders, shelters, and food banks including Grace House, Bridge House, New Orleans Police Department, and New Orleans Fire Department.  Transportation for the House of Blues' Thanksgiving Feed the Souls campaign will be provided by Hertz as part of their new sponsorship celebrating the 20th Anniversary of House of Blues.

On Thanksgiving Day, November 22, House of Blues New Orleans will host their annual sit-down Thanksgiving dinner.  The venue will open its doors to groups from St. Bernard Project, Covenant House, Crescent House Empowerment, Boys Town, and more.  House of Blues staff volunteers will serve a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, vegetables, rolls and pumpkin pie.

House of Blues New Orleans General Manager Robert Rizzuto noted: "Feeding the needy has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition at House of Blues for many years.  Our staff and volunteers feel strongly about giving back to our community and always look forward to serving our guests.  We are thankful to be able to provide this small gesture during their time of need."

The House of Blues "Feed the Souls" campaign will also serve as a springboard for House of Blues 20th Anniversary celebrations. 

House of Blues' Anniversary Celebration commemorates providing 20 years of music, food, fun, and 20,000+ amazing live music performances across the 12 venues.  The 20-month long celebration will commence December 4, 2012 at its renowned Sunset Strip location with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, ZZ Top.

Additionally, a series of 20th Anniversary Tour celebrations sponsored by Citi and Hertz, will travel across House of Blues' twelve venues featuring bands such as Flogging Molly.

Look for more additions to House of Blues 20th Anniversary Concerts at http://www.houseofblues.com/.

About The House Of Blues
With 38 owned/operated clubs and theaters, The House of Blues Entertainment portfolio, a division of LiveNation, is wide-ranging including the legendary Fillmores and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. House of Blues Entertainment is the country's pre-eminent live music venue collection featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom designed environments aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled musical environments.

About The Hertz Corporation
Hertz, the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operates from approximately 8,650 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 119 major airports in Europe.  Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel  + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was named by the magazine's readers' as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2012/13 U.S.  Car Rental Survey, earning top honor in 14 additional categories, and the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from  FlyerTalk.com.  Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Choice, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, also set Hertz apart from the competition.  Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and operates the Hertz OnDemand car sharing business.  The Company also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services.

To make car rental reservations or for more information, customers can call Hertz toll-free at 1-800-654-3131. Information and reservations are also available on the web at www.hertz.com.

Contact:
Mark Roberts
Marketing & Promotions Manager, House of Blues New Orleans
(504) 310-4982
MRoberts@HOB.com