Recording Artist Spencer Day to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Jun 29, 2010

ADVISORY, Jun 29, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- What:

Recording artist Spencer Day will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. He will discuss the donation of his single "Better Way," which with each download available at iTunes and www.concordmusicgroup.com/Spencerday provides seven meals for hungry Americans through Feeding America, something we can do to help our homeless from the click of a computer screen.

"Spencer Day is an incredible new artist who came out of the gate swinging by involving his artistry with philanthropy. He lives his song "Better Way." - David Arquette, Chairman of the Feeding America Entertainment Council.

Day can next be seen in residencies at Joe's Pub at the Public Theatre in New York July 12th, 19th, and 26th at 7:30 PM, and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia July 6th , 13th and 28th at 7:00 PM and as part of the Smooth Summer Jazz Concert at the iconic Hollywood Bowl on August 15th.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:

Annie Jeeves (323) 556-9700 ext. 316 Annie@fifteenminutes.com

Andrew Oldershaw (323) 556-9700 ext. 318 Andrew@fifteenminutes.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Spencer Day:

Vocalist-songwriter-pianist Spencer Day is an artistic vagabond, a modern-day musical nomad. Born in Utah and raised in rural Arizona, Day is currently living in Los Angeles with extended residencies in New York and San Francisco. Day has wandered amid the diverse landscape of American music, developing an artistic sensibility that borrows from jazz, musical theater, cabaret, soul, folk and pop. In the past year alone, he has opened for Rufus Wainwright at the Napa Valley Opera House and appeared at both the Monterey Jazz Festival and the Tanglewood Jazz Festival. Day performed at numerous Jazz Festivals across the country, and has been a recurring headliner in a number of high-profile Bay Area clubs, including Yoshi's, the Plush Room, the Great American Music Hall and the Herbst Theatre. On the opposite coast, he has earned raves for performances at the Town Hall, Joe's Pub and the Canal Room in New York City, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Day is managed by STILETTO Entertainment. For more information on Day, visit www.spencerday.com or follow on MySpace (http://www.myspace.com/spencerday) Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/spencerdaymusic) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/spencerday).

About Feeding America:

Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country, visit http://www.feedingamerica.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow our news on Twitter at twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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SOURCE: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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