Presley and Jewel To Perform During Halftime of Games 1 and 3 Respectively
Lisa Marie Presley, Jewel and Phish Highlight Star-Studded Musical Lineup for NBA Finals 2003
NEW YORK, June 2 -- Capitol Records recording artist Lisa Marie Presley will tip off the NBA Finals 2003 musical entertainment with a special performance during halftime of Game 1 on Wednesday, June 4. Multi-platinum Atlantic Records singer/songwriter Jewel will perform during halftime of Game 3 on Sunday, June 8. The Finals will be televised on ABC at 8:00 p.m. (ET) beginning on June 4.
Presley will premiere her second single, “SINKING IN,” from her recently released debut album To Whom it May Concern, which is already certified gold and is nearing platinum status, and will also perform her current hit single, “LIGHTS OUT.” Jewel, who has sold 25 million albums worldwide, releases her eagerly awaited fifth album, entitled 0304, this Tuesday, June 3. She will treat fans to a special performance of her current smash single, “INTUITION.”
Vermont rockers Phish will perform the U.S. national anthem before Game 4 of the Finals on Wednesday, June 11. The band released their most recent studio record, Round Room, on Elektra Entertainment last December. Known for their marathon concerts and devoted following, the band hits the road for a nationwide tour in July.
The NBA Finals 2003 best-of-seven series tips off live from the SBC Center in San Antonio and matches the two-time Eastern Conference NBA Champion New Jersey Nets vs. the San Antonio Spurs. The Finals television schedule is as follows: Game 1 on Wednesday, June 4; Game 2 on Friday, June 6; Game 3 on Sunday, June 8; Game 4 on Wednesday, June 11 and if necessary Game 5 on Friday, June 13; Game 6 on Sunday, June 15 and Game 7 on Wednesday, June 18.