Straight No Chaser Unveils â€œSix Pack: Volume 2â€ October 25 2011
<strong>NEW EP SEES A CAPPELLA SUPERSTARS PUTTING SIGNATURE TWIST
ON AN EXTRAORDINARY ARRAY OF POP FAVORITES;
ALL NEW PBS SPECIAL, â€œSONGS OF THE DECADES: HOLIDAY EDITION,â€
BEGINS AIRING ON DECEMBER 3RD;
CANADIAN TOUR CONFIRMED FOR SPRING 2012;
â€œSIX PACK: VOLUME 2â€ ARRIVES EVERYWHERE ON NOVEMBER 29TH</strong>
ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced the release of an exciting new EP, entitled â€œSIX PACK: VOLUME 2.â€ The collection arrives in stores and all digital retailers on November 29th.
â€œSIX PACK: VOLUME 2â€ will also be available for pre-orders via Straight No Chaserâ€™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 â€œDeluxe Bundleâ€ that comprises a CD, a poster/calendar, and a limited edition SNC stuffed bear.
â€œSIX PACK: VOLUME 2â€ sees the acclaimed a cappella group, who were recently featured on the â€œGeneration YouTubeâ€ episode of â€œ20/20,â€ putting their inimitable touch on a selection of modern pop classics, including Weezerâ€™s â€œBuddy Holly,â€ Madonnaâ€™s â€œLike A Prayer,â€ and â€œGet Ready,â€ written by Smokey Robinson and made famous by The Temptations. In addition, the new EP features two of SNCâ€™s signature medleys, the first pairing Plain White Tâ€™sâ€™ â€œRhythm Of Loveâ€ with the Elvis Presley standard, â€œCanâ€™t Help Falling In Love,â€ the second blending Michael Jacksonâ€™s â€œBillie Jeanâ€ with Bell Biv Devoeâ€™s â€œPoison.â€
â€œSIX PACK: VOLUME 2â€ heralds Straight No Chaserâ€™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 SNCâ€™s exclusive summer concert engagement at Harrahâ€™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 â€œLike A Prayerâ€ 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 Winnipegâ€™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 eveningâ€™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 eveningâ€™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.
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<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 â€“ reflecting the worldâ€™s rich and diverse arts and entertainment scene as well as education, politics, public affairs, business, and religion â€“ 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, MEXICOâ€”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 childrenâ€™s properties Mission to Planet 429 and UMIGO, and the award-winning animated childrenâ€™s series WordWorld. For more information, please visit www.wttw.com/national.
STRAIGHT NO CHASER
Canadian Tour 2012
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
17 Ottawa, ON Centrepointe Theatre
19 Montreal, PQ Theatre Maisonneuve
20 Lâ€™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
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