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Straight No Chaser Announces Spring Tour 2012; North American Dates Celebrate "SIX PACK: VOLUME 2" out November 29; Group to Perform on 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade; Fall Tour 2011 Currently Underway(November 22, 2011)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/22/11 -- ATCO/Atlantic recording group Straight No Chaser has announced details of their upcoming Spring Tour 2012. The North American dates begin March 6th at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and then continue through late May (see itinerary below). Presale tickets for the upcoming Spring 2012 dates will be available to members of SNC's online community starting November 22nd -- see www.sncmusic.com for details. Tickets will be available to the public in most markets starting December 2nd.
Straight No Chaser -- who was recently featured on the "Generation YouTube" episode of ABC's 20/20 -- will be among the stars performing at the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, airing Thursday, November 24th on NBC from 9 am to 12 pm EST (check local listings).
The appearance will celebrate the acclaimed a cappella group's new EP, "SIX PACK: VOLUME 2," which arrives in stores and all digital retailers on November 29th. The full EP is streaming now exclusively on Billboard.com. The EP is now available for pre-orders via Straight No Chaser's official web store, located at store.sncmusic.com. A variety of packages are 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 Straight No Chaser 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 new special can currently be viewed at SNC's official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/user/sncmusic. Complete airdates will be announced shortly -- please see http://sncmusic.com/pbsspecial for details.
SNC's Fall Tour 2011 is currently underway, with dates continuing through late December (see itinerary below). The group has sold more than 100,000 tickets on this tour alone, and is on track to reach 275,000 in total ticket sales for 2011, spanning five countries. In February, Straight No Chaser will cross the Atlantic for a much-anticipated tour of the United Kingdom. For complete details and ticket information, please see www.sncmusic.com/shows.
(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)
STRAIGHT NO CHASER
On Tour 2011/2012
NOVEMBER -------- 22 New York, NY The Beacon Theater 23 New Brunswick, NJ The State Theatre 25 Atlantic City, NJ Caesars Atlantic City 26 Atlantic City, NJ Caesars Atlantic City 27 Cleveland, OH The State Theater (2 SHOWS) 30 Indianapolis, IN The Murat Theater DECEMBER -------- 1 Evansville, IN The Centre SOLD OUT 2 Indianapolis, IN The Murat Theater 3 Chicago, IL The Chicago Theater (2 SHOWS) 4 Rosemont, IL The Rosemont Theater 6 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzler Concert Hall 7 Seattle, WA McCaw Hall 8 Cupertino, CA The Flint Center 9 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern Theatre 10 San Diego, CA Balboa Theatre 11 Santa Barbara, CA Granada Theater 13 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Theatre 14 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre 16 Raleigh, NC Meymandi Concert Hall 17 Raleigh, NC Meymandi Concert Hall (2 SHOWS) 18 Atlanta, GA Civic Center 21 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre 22 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 23 Tampa, FL Carol Morsani Hall In Straz PAC 31 Fresno, CA William Saroyan Theatre FEBRUARY -------- 5 Cardiff, WAL St. David's Hall 6 Bournemouth, ENG Pavilion Theatre 8 Gateshead, ENG The Sage 9 York, ENG York Opera House 11 Edinburgh, SCT Queens Hall 12 Dumfries, SCT DG One Leisure Complex 13 Liverpool, ENG Philharmonic Hall 17 Stevenage, ENG Leisure Centre 18 London, ENG Union Chapel 19 Fareham, ENG Ferneham Hall MARCH -------- 6 Winnipeg, MA Burton Cummings Theatre 7 Regina, SK Casino Regina 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 Missoula, MT Wilma Theatre 18 Spokane, WA Bing Crosby Theatre 20 Sacramento, CA Crest Theater 22 Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center 23 Anaheim, CA The Grove 24 Temecula, CA Pechenga Casino 25 Las Vegas, NV The Smith Center 27 Beavercreek, CO The Vilar Center 29 Fort Collins, CO Lincoln Center 30 Fort Collins, CO Lincoln Center 31 Fort Collins, CO Lincoln Center APRIL -------- 2 Shreveport, LA Strand Theatre 3 Bartlesville, OK Bartlesville Community Center 4 Austin, TX Long Center At Dell Hall 5 El Paso, TX Plaza Theater 7 Baton Rouge, LA River Center 10 Fort Smith, AR Fort Smith PAC 11 Chattanooga, TN Tivoli Theater 15 Sioux City, IA Orpheum Theater 17 Davenport, IA River Center Adler Theater 19 Toledo, OH Stranahan Theater 20 Saginaw, MI Dow Events Center 21 Normal, IL Braden Auditorium 22 Paducah, KY Four Rivers Center For The Performing Arts 24 Charleston, WV Clay Center 25 Morgantown, WV WVU Creative Arts Center 27 Reading, PA Reading Eagle Theatre 28 Newark, NJ NJPAC MAY -------- 1 Buffalo, NY University Of Buffalo Arts Series 2 Pittsburgh, PA Benedum Theatre 4 Charleston, SC North Charleston PAC 5 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theatre 6 Pensacola, FL Saenger Theatre 9 Naples, FL Philharmonic Center For The Arts 11 West Palm Beach, FL Dreyfoos Hall At The Kravis Center 12 Melbourne, FL King Center 13 Gainesville, FL Phillips Center At University Of Florida 17 Ottawa, ON Centrepointe Theatre 19 Montreal, QC Theatre Maisonneuve 20 L'Assomption, QC Theatre Hector-Charland 22 London, ON The Grand Theatre 24 Belleville, ON Empire Theatre 25 St. Catharines, ON Brock University Centre For The Arts 26 Toronto, ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre
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