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SJR MEDIA GROUP
SJR Media Group is a full service entertainment company that primarily consists of promotions, consultation, producing and organizing music festivals, concerts, booking and representing major performing artists, arranging events for dignitaries, providing exposure by means of terrestrial, digital radio networks, online and print magazines, commercial TV, and digital video streaming. Our combined network of affiliates reaches out to a large demographic of national and international audiences.
MADEA ON THE RUN – On October 20 & 21 of 2015 for the first time, Tyler Perry brought his hilarious character Madea to Denver in the form of a stage play. The first show sold out within weeks and the second show performed to a capacity crowd at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House which is a part of The Denver Performing Arts Complex. SJR Media Group along with affiliate partner Cedric Pride Entertainment were selected to spearhead the media and promotions efforts for this Tyler Perry Production. The Denver market supported and was treated to two nights of hilarious entertainment!
THE INTERNATIONAL ROCKY MOUNTAIN FUNK OUT -
THE DAYTON JAZZ & SOUL FESTIVAL
SJR Media Group partnered with Executive Concerts to produce The Dayton Jazz & Soul
Festival on July 12, 2014. This one-
SJR Media Group has produced or coproduced many other concert or entertainment events. In addition to artists already mentioned, these events have featured Grammy Winning, Gold and Platinum selling artists as, well as actors and comedians.
These events have included:
The Latin Kings All-
A Love Affair – This concert held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Denver featured host/emcee and actor Boris Kodjoe, who at that time had the number one TV series on B.E.T, The Husbands of Hollywood! Con Funk Shun and the headliner Johnny Gill, a lead vocalist with the chart topping group New Edition were also a part of A Love Affair!
The White Party – Was a first in terms of fashion support. Affiliate partner Cedric Pride came up with the idea to have everyone wear “white” in tribute to Mr. Frankie Beverly of Maze as a recent recipient of the B.E.T. Lifetime Achievement award! Frankie himself acknowledged, he was touch, and it was a first, to look out at the crowd during his performance and see all attendee’s dressed in white!
Motown 54 Year Anniversary Show – The Funk Factor featuring Joe Harris of The Undisputed Truth, performing hits such as Smiling Faces, Papa Was A Rolling Stone, UFO and more!
For Grown Folks Only – This concert tour was performed in Colorado and California. It featured R&B Jazz artist Norman Connors. It was his 40th Anniversary Tour and featured him performing with a new energize band. His classic hits, “You Are My Starship” and “Valentine Love” along with other great standards were well received and appreciated by the audiences.
Live In Denver with Tony Dize– SJR Media Group was one of the first concert organizers to promote and produce a successful Reggaeton concert in the Denver area.
Others – Other concerts have included performers, Slave, Midnight Star, Con Funk Shun, Lee Oskar of WAR fame, Carl Carlton, and The James Douglas Show.
1st Annual Latin R&B Soul Party – This old school concert featured top 10 recording artists Tierra, along with the Queen of Salas Soul TeCheetah Lopez. Due to its success, it has now been turned into an annual festival event.
The Denver Derby – With Cedric Pride as producer and SJR Media Group as a media and promotions partner, this once again was a first for the Denver community. A first in the sense of organizing an event based on the theme of The Kentucky Derby, in behalf of an African American audience. Such an event had not been done in the Denver Market. This event was so successful, that several venues and facilities asked to host it for future years to come! The Denver Derby currently is hosted by The Arapahoe Park Racetrack.
10 Year Anniversary Celebration – A Funk Above The Rest Radio Show – This outdoor
R&B music festival was in support of the 10 Year Anniversary of the syndicated radio
show, A Funk Above The Rest. Grammy Award Winning entertainment was the highlight
which included The Dazz Band, Songstress Regina Belle, followed by Funk Group Slave
and host Dawn Silva of The Brides Of Funkenstein. Headlining this affair was the
SJR Media Group utilizes several reputable outlets for ticket purchases of events. These include Ticketswest (available in King Soopers/City Market locations), Purplepass.com, and eventbrite.com. We also support local independent businesses by placing hard copy tickets in their retail stores.
SJR Media Group has been or continues to be a promotional arm for prestigious national level events and festivals. These do or have included Jazz in The Gardens (Miami), Long Beach Funkfest (Long Beach CA), Globalquerque (Albuquerque NM), The Black Kansas Expo (Kansas City MO), The Winter Park Jazz Festival (Winter Park CO), The Family RAYunion, a tribute to Ray Charles (Duluth GA), and Woody Stock (Coconut Grove FL), The Zora Festival (Eatonville FL), the Brazilian Fest (Pompano Beach FL), the Soul Food Festival, The Red Cat Jazz Festival (Galveston Island TX), San Diego Bayfest (San Diego CA), and the Funk Fest Tour.
SJR Media Group is the parent company to the syndicated radio show, A Funk Above
The Rest. The show is hosted by Skip Reeves a.k.a Skip The Funktologist. The program
first aired on station KUVO 89.3 FM (winner of Major Market Jazz Station, 2005-
A Funk Above The Rest is now heard on over 40 terrestrial and digital stations, in markets both in America and abroad, reaching over 1 million listeners in over 140 countries. It has sponsorships with both major and independent record labels, and currently is the only show in all of America that is sponsored by Funky Town Grooves, a reissue label based in London England.
SJR Media Group has established themselves as a capable, popular, and successful, concert/events promotional team. Along with their professional staff, they have the ability to handle all the details pertaining to organizing, producing, and promoting any event, be it great or small.
SJR Media Group can be contacted at 888-
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, our website www.sjrmediagroup.com
SJR Media Group is actively cultivating new business alliances and sponsorship opportunities to coincide with our future projects. If interested, please feel free to contact us.
SJR Media Group LLC
A Colorado Company