Music Changing Lives to host 4th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game to benefit youth music, art programs

Photo MCL: The first event in 2014 with former NBA player Doug Christie.
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Music Changing Lives, (MCL) will host their 4th annual “Ball 4 A Cause,” a celebrity basketball game to support their music and arts program for local youth. The game will take place at the Redlands Community Center, located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave. Redlands, CA 92374 on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 12pm-4pm.

This exciting event will include an incredible half-time show with live performances, special guests, studio tours, raffles and activities for the entire family. Red carpet festivities and media interviews take place from 12pm-1pm and guests are encouraged to arrive early. 

Hitting the court and the stage is hot new artist El-Jay, who will be performing his hit single, “My Bae Remix” featuring Shorty Mack. El-Jay won the Hollywood Music Media Award for Best Rap/Hiphop for his “My Bae Remix” single with 41 million streams.  He performed at the 2019 Spotlight China Awards and his new hit single “Special” is hitting top 40 Radio. Other incredible talent hitting the court is actor, model, celebrity host  and former pro basketball player, Newton Mayenge; celebrity host/TV personality Latricia Renee; and LA radio personality ‘Jay Q’.

CEO of Music Changing Lives, Josiah Bruny, explains that, “Access to music and art programs are so critical for youth, as we have seen first-hand the impact and changes made within our student’s lives time and time again.  The Ball 4 A Cause fundraiser helps us to continue to change lives through the arts and we hope to have the entire community show up and show out again this year.”  

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Tickets for this event are only $10, and can be purchased at the door or online at  Admission for children 12 years old and younger is free.  Tickets will sell out, so purchase yours soon! Celebrity artists and special guests, to be announced.

Proceeds from this event will directly benefit programs that keep music and art alive and accessible for the children in the community. 

Music Changing Lives would like to thank its sponsors and donors including On Point Land Surveying, Barich & Associates, Goliath Graffix, Vizard Marketing & PR, 99.1 KGGI, Nothing Bunt, Famous Dave’s, Starbucks, and the Redlands Symphony Association.

Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are still available. For more information on sponsorship, media or general event information, please contact 951-992-0721 or email

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