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Daisy Rock Girl Guitars and The Sledge Grits Band to Sign Historic Artist Agreement
Los Angeles, CA—July 24, 2014
In an unprecedented company move, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars announces The Sledge Grits Band as the very first musicians to receive exclusive artist endorsements in the history of the company. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is perhaps best known for empowering girl guitarists with the confidence to create music by being the first and only guitar company that produces instruments made just for girls. In addition to signing an exclusive artist endorsement agreement, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars will be producing custom-made instruments for band mates and sisters, including a guitar for Keiko and bass guitar for Ella. The game-changing decision to exclusively endorse The Sledge Grits Band was made to continue supporting female musicians and to further the Daisy Rock Girl Guitars creed to inspire other girls to play guitar and enjoy music.
The Sledge Grits Band is an LA-based pop-rock group made up of four sisters: Keiko (guitarist/songwriter) 19, Ella (bassist) 17, Mimi (lead vocals) 14, and bo-Pah (drummer) 12. Their chosen name, The Sledge Grits Band, was crafted by combining their last name, Sledge, with the acronym for "Girls Raised In The Sun" to honor their Florida and California upbringing. With an eclectic heritage of Creole, Japanese, French, German, Irish, Native American, and African American and musical influences ranging from Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Paramore and Jimi Hendrix, the Sledge Grits Band celebrates and defines themselves through diversity.
“Never before have we exclusively endorsed an artist and outfitted them with custom guitars and basses. But because of Keiko and Ella’s exceptional talent, we couldn’t pass on this opportunity to move into the next phase,” said Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars. “We have been a part of The Sledge Grits Band since the beginning and have watched them become the amazing musicians that they are today. We have and continue to believe that this all girl band is the next generation of female powered bands that will change the world! We are so unbelievably excited for this new chapter at Daisy Rock Girl Guitars!”
Daisy Rock Girl Guitars will host an exclusive celebration on August 4, 2014 at 1 p.m. to commemorate the signing of this historic document. Media interested in receiving additional information on The Sledge Grits Band or interested in attending this signing event are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT DAISY ROCK GIRL GUITARS
Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is the original girl guitar company dedicated to successfully supplying and marketing professional quality guitars for females of all ages. All Daisy Rock guitars are designed specifically for the female form and feature lightweight bodies, “Slim & Narrow” neck profiles to better fit smaller hands, and are available in inspiring finishes. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars’ ongoing mission is to do whatever it takes to help girls play guitar and enjoy music.
Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is led by its Founder and President, Tish Ciravolo. Ciravolo is a highly-acclaimed expert on female empowerment and females in music. Tish’s expertise has been immortalized by her induction into the Museum of Making Music, the world’s premier museum showcasing the history of the music products industry. She is widely regarded as a visionary in the industry and has been the recipient of many awards recognizing her work, such as the “She Rocks Award,” Guitar Goddess Magazine’s “Trailblazer Award,” and the “Searchlight Scholar” award from the Women’s Executive Leadership Summit. Ciravolo serves on numerous boards, including the Rock School Fund, The Museum of Making Music, The Pacific Music Management Advisory Board, the BLACK-E Advisory Board, and Game Nation Board. Ciravolo’s deep insight into the subject of girl guitars and female empowerment has made her a sought-after and frequent contributor on national and international television, newspapers, magazines, websites, and radio programs including People, Time, Newsweek, CNN, ABC, NBC, FOX, VH1, the Premier Radio Network, BBC Radio, and the Associated Press. Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is co-owned and distributed by Alfred Music and can be found in more than 25 countries worldwide.
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