Shine A Light On Arts Education by attending Shine A Light ‘69; a spectacular musical experience!

Wilmington, DE (January 21, 2019) — On Tuesday, March 2nd of 2019, the Light Up The Queen Foundation is presenting Wilmington’s most exciting and innovative fundraising event of the year: Shine A Light on ‘69®!

Date/Time: March 2, 2019 – Doors open at 7:00pm, show at 8:00pm
Tickets: General Admission $60, VIP $250
Tickets are available for purchase from now until 2 hours before show time at and at the Queen Theater box office.

Join Wilmington’s most influential community leaders, philanthropists, music fans, and fun-lovers as they descend upon the historic Queen Theater for a one night only, not-to-be-missed extravaganza! Network with old and new friends, experience fine dining and drinks, and rock out to your favorite songs all while supporting arts and music education in Wilmington. Come sing and dance with over 50 of Delaware’s most talented and successful musical artists as they play an eclectic mix of the most beloved hits of 1969 in spectacular fashion… and all for a great cause!

With your help the Light Up The Queen Foundation can continue to offer free and accessible music and arts education to youth in underfunded schools throughout Wilmington. Tickets are now available for purchase and are tax deductible. General Admission ticket holders will enjoy an exciting night of music while VIP ticket holders will enjoy the VIP Experience. Many perks are included with a VIP ticket, such as early entry to the venue, PIT access to watch the show at the front of the stage, balcony access, an open bar, an intimate pre-show concert by recent graduates of our very own Boysie Lowery Jazz Residency program, and dinner provided by the CROP Foundation. For the second year in a row, we are partnering with the CROP Foundation, a local nonprofit that provides in-the-field educational and professional opportunities for students driven by the art, science, and soul of food. To date, The CROP Foundation has awarded over $25,000 in scholarships to help their students attend some of the country’s most prestigious culinary schools.

This is the premier event of the season and thanks to our generous sponsors, all proceeds go directly to the Light Up The Queen Foundation. The Shine A Light event is made possible by caring and community oriented sponsors such as Today Media, Out & About, SirSpeedy, The Bancorp, The Hotel DuPont, BPG, Tonic, MySherpa, WHC, MG+M The Law Firm, APS, Twin Lakes, NuPoint, Heritage Concrete, and the Rockford Tavern. We’re still accepting sponsorships so get in touch with us if at info@lightupthequeen if you’re interested in investing in the future of arts education in our city.  

For more information about Light Up The Queen programming and our annual Shine A Light on the Queen fundraiser, visit For information on ways the public can contribute through volunteerism, please email

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