STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, today announced that the company’s JBL® audio brand will serve as the title sponsor for the JBL Live at Pier 97 summer concert series, for the second year.
“2014 proved that we know how to put on a show, and we are thrilled to continue the fun in joining forces again for the 2015 summer concert series at JBL Live at Pier 97,” said Kheri Tillman, Vice President, Global Brand Development, Harman International. “Summer concerts are a perfect opportunity for friends to enjoy great music and extraordinary experiences together, both synonymous with what JBL and our customer stand for. We look forward to another great season of performances from a stellar line up of artists.”
In 2014, JBL Live at Pier 97, a 5,250-person capacity venue overlooking the Hudson River at 57th Street in Manhattan, was developed to house some of the summer’s biggest touring artists.
The initial line up of shows at JBL Live features Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional, Barenaked Ladies, Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat, Slightly Stoopid, Primus, Meghan Trainor, Sublime with Rome, and Counting Crows with additional shows to be announced.
JBL Live at Pier 97 is located off 57th Street on the west side of Manhattan and accessible via the B,D,C,E subway lines and the M31 and M57 bus.
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for consumers, automakers, and enterprises worldwide, including audio, visual and infotainment systems; enterprise automation solutions; and software services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® , Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. HARMAN also is a technology and integration services leader for the Automotive, Mobile, Telecommunications and Enterprise markets. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. The Company’s software solutions power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated, personalized, adaptive and secure across all platforms, from the work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 25,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $5.9 billion during the last 12 months ended March 31, 2015. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.