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Straight No Chaser Unveils “Six Pack: Volume 2”
October 25 2011

<strong>NEW EP SEES A CAPPELLA SUPERSTARS PUTTING SIGNATURE TWIST ON AN EXTRAORDINARY ARRAY OF POP FAVORITES; ALL NEW PBS SPECIAL, “SONGS OF THE DECADES: HOLIDAY EDITION,” BEGINS AIRING ON DECEMBER 3RD; CANADIAN TOUR CONFIRMED FOR SPRING 2012; “SIX PACK: VOLUME 2” ARRIVES EVERYWHERE ON NOVEMBER 29TH</strong> ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced the release of an exciting new EP, entitled “SIX PACK: VOLUME 2.” The collection arrives in stores and all digital retailers on November 29th. “SIX PACK: VOLUME 2” will also be available for pre-orders via Straight No Chaser’s official web store, store.sncmusic.com beginning on November 1st. A variety of packages will be on offer, including digital and CD editions of the EP as well as a “Deluxe Bundle” that comprises a CD, a poster/calendar, and a limited edition SNC stuffed bear. “SIX PACK: VOLUME 2” sees the acclaimed a cappella group, who were recently featured on the “Generation YouTube” episode of “20/20,” putting their inimitable touch on a selection of modern pop classics, including Weezer’s “Buddy Holly,” Madonna’s “Like A Prayer,” and “Get Ready,” written by Smokey Robinson and made famous by The Temptations. In addition, the new EP features two of SNC’s signature medleys, the first pairing Plain White T’s’ “Rhythm Of Love” with the Elvis Presley standard, “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” the second blending Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” with Bell Biv Devoe’s “Poison.” “SIX PACK: VOLUME 2” heralds Straight No Chaser’s eagerly awaited new PBS special, Songs Of The Decades: Holiday Edition, which begins airing on PBS stations nationwide on December 3rd. Presented by WTTW National Productions, the special sees SNC taking a musical journey through the pop songbook, from doo-wop to contemporary pop, all performed with the distinctive Straight No Chaser twist. Filmed this summer during SNC’s exclusive summer concert engagement at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, Songs Of The Decades: Holiday Edition also includes a number of the seasonal favorites beloved by fans around the world. A sneak preview of the group performing “Like A Prayer” as part of the new special can currently be viewed at http://youtu.be/QyQAVhkAwvk; complete airdates will be announced shortly. Check http://sncmusic.com/pbsspecial for details. Straight No Chaser is currently on tour in the United States and in February 2012, the group will cross the Atlantic for a much-anticipated tour of the United Kingdom. On March 6, 2012, the band kicks off an extended run of Canadian dates at Winnipeg’s Burton Cummings Theatre. For complete details, please see www.sncmusic.com/shows. On four select Canadian dates (Vancouver 3/15; Montreal 5/19; London 5/22; Toronto 5/26), Straight No Chaser fans will be able to access a limited number of Platinum Dinner Packages which includes a pre-show meal and cocktails at a hand selected local restaurant, an exclusive SNC tour laminate and prime seating for that evening’s concert. Straight No Chaser will also join the Platinum Package fans at the pre-show meal to perform a 2 song set of songs not to be performed at that evening’s show. For more, please visit www.sncmusic.com, www.facebook.com/StraightNoChaser, twitter.com/SNCmusic, and http://straightnochaser.artistarena.com for Platinum Dinner Package information. * * * * * <strong>About WTTW National Productions</strong> WTTW National Productions is a premier producer and presenter of original, high-quality television programs for both public and commercial television broadcast. WTTW National Productions is a division of Window to the World Communications, Inc., the parent company of WTTW11 Chicago. For more than 50 years, WTTW11 and WTTW National Productions have introduced a wide array of groundbreaking television programming – reflecting the world’s rich and diverse arts and entertainment scene as well as education, politics, public affairs, business, and religion – to a national audience. Its landmark innovative series and original productions include the critically-acclaimed performance showcases Soundstage, Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Proclamation of Hope, and David Broza at Masada: The Sunrise Concert; cultural series, MEXICO—One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, Grannies on Safari, Ebert Presents At the Movies and The Artist Toolbox; the business series CEO Exchange; the documentary series Retirement Revolution; the transmedia online educational children’s properties Mission to Planet 429 and UMIGO, and the award-winning animated children’s series WordWorld. For more information, please visit www.wttw.com/national. STRAIGHT NO CHASER Canadian Tour 2012 March 6 Winnipeg, MAN Burton Cummings Theatre 8 Calgary, AB Jack Singer Concert Hall 9 Edmonton, AB Myer Horowitz Theatre 11 Kelowna, BC Kelowna Community Theatre 13 Victoria, BC Royal Theatre 14 Nanaimo, BC The Port Theatre 15 Vancouver. BC Vogue Theatre May 17 Ottawa, ON Centrepointe Theatre 19 Montreal, PQ Theatre Maisonneuve 20 L’Assomption, PQ Theatre Hector-Charland 22 London, ON The Grand Theatre 24 Belleville, ON Empire Theatre 25 St. Catherines, ON Brock Centre for the Arts 26 Toronto, ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre # # # Contact: Steve Waxman, Warner Music Canada P: (416) 758-1097 E: steve.waxman@warnermusic.com