BLUE MAN GROUP MAKES SPECIAL CAMEO ON
2017 NHL AWARDS, JUNE 21
The 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft Presented by T-Mobile Premieres Wednesday, June 21 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Blue Man Group will be featured in a special video presentation during the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft. The special event will take place at the T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, June 21. NBCSN and Sportsnet will broadcast the event live in the United States and Canada, respectively, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
Hosted by actor, director and author Joe Manganiello, the NHL Awards Ceremony will honor the best hockey players in the world and top performances of the 2016-17 season. Broadcasters Daren Millard of Sportsnet and Kathryn Tappen of NBC will emcee the NHL Expansion Draft portion of the event, during which the NHL will welcome the first members of the NHL’s 31st team, the Vegas Golden Knights.
Fans can keep up with Blue Man Group on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and with the hashtag #DareToLive. Fans can follow the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile via the official hashtag #NHLAwards.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP
Blue Man Productions is a global entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in over 20 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, the show’s euphoric celebration of human connection has universal appeal for a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. The show is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Berlin and a World Tour.
This creative collective has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show,” “Arrested Development,” “Ellen,” “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).
Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE. Their “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody played arenas across the globe. The group’s recently published first-ever book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.
Artist-owned-and-operated and based in New York City, Blue Man Productions has extensive production facilities, a training center, recording studios and a 6,000 square foot Research & Development Lab with numerous new creative projects in the pipeline.