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Seagate Presents the GRAMMY Foundation’s 16th Annual Legacy Concert – “A Song is Born”

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced that the company is the presenting sponsor for this year’s 16th Annual GRAMMY Foundation® Legacy Concert, “ A Song is Born,” featuring live performances by GRAMMY® winners Steve Cropper, Barry Mann, Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Raitt, Mike Reid, Jimmy Webb, Joy Williams of the Civil Wars, Paul Williams and Cynthia Weil, and GRAMMY nominees Gavin DeGraw, Skylar Grey, John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls, Allen Shamblin, and J.D. Souther. The concert will be held during GRAMMY Week on Jan. 23, 2014, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.

Seagate presents "A Song is Born" the GRAMMY FOUNDATION's 16th Annual Legacy concert to kick off GRA ...

Seagate presents "A Song is Born" the GRAMMY FOUNDATION's 16th Annual Legacy concert to kick off GRAMMY WEEK 2014. (Photo: Business Wire)

To share the experience with those who cannot be there, Seagate will feature interviews with performers and GRAMMY personalities before and after the event on the SeagateCreative community Facebook page at Facebook.com/SeagateCreative. Seagate is committed to supporting the arts with its support of the GRAMMY Foundation and through programs like SeagateCreative, an open studio, forum, and gallery for artists to share and discuss their creative process. The SeagateCreative Facebook page will also host interviews with GRAMMY award-winning artists.

“Digital storage is a vital element in not only the creative process, but also in the archiving of music history. Seagate will continue to recognize the importance of the arts in the furthering of cultural enrichment through our ongoing support for organizations and activities such as the Grammy Foundation,” said Rocky Pimentel, president of global markets and customers for Seagate. “The artists of today are enabled with technology that has opened up a world of collaboration and development that did not exist just a few short years ago. Technology and digital storage in particular have enabled and advanced creative processes that were unimaginable before this prominent role of technology in the creative workflow. Seagate understands our role in helping artists follow their passions and feel honored to support their achievements.”

An official GRAMMY Week event leading up to the 56th GRAMMY® Awards, “A Song Is Born” will explore the history and evolution of the songwriting process and will celebrate the various invaluable contributions of key players behind the music and their impact on the American cultural landscape. This official GRAMMY Week concert promotes the GRAMMY Foundation’s mission of recognizing and preserving our musical past, so that future generations can continue to benefit from an appreciation and understanding of those contributions. Admission is open to the public, tickets are $45 per person and this is an all ages event. Guests are also invited to attend a complimentary reception following the concert. For tickets and information, visit http://wl.flavorus.com/gf/asongisborn, or contact (855) 235-2867.

Seagate’s Creative Professionals Program shares the knowledge and artistic works of renowned and emerging musicians, filmmakers, photographers, and artists. As artists push the limits of their creativity, Seagate helps them push the limits of the creative workflow, in the studio and on the road.

SeagateCreative is a community for artists, musicians, photographers and filmmakers. It’s a place to share stories, tips and videos, and learn behind-the-scenes magic. Seagate invites artists and fans to watch and share videos, photos, and studio and backstage stories from SeagateCreative partners, and inspire each other with DIY genius.

Storage products from Seagate are the canvas for today’s creative arts. From crafting Hollywood blockbuster movies and the music that is the soundtrack of people’s lives to photography that captures the beauty of our world and the grit of real life. Seagate is an integral part of the creative process.

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