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Pentatonix Set to Release Christmas EP - PTXmas - Nov. 13, 2012 2013 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED, FOLLOWING CURRENT SOLD-OUT NATIONWIDE TOUR

BAND CONFIRMED TO PERFORM ON AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS RED CARPET PRE-SHOW ON NOVEMBER 18

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 13, vocal sensations and winners of season 3 of NBC's "The Sing-Off," Pentatonix, will release their first-ever Christmas EP – PTXmas – via Madison Gate Records (the album is available for pre-order now on the iTunes store - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ptxmas/id572957637).

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This news coincides with the band's announcement of a second North American tour, kicking off January 24 at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Music Box and continuing through March, 2013.  The 2013 tour announcement comes in the middle of the band's current sold-out tour, which will keep Pentatonix on the road through late December.   Full tour dates are listed below and are available via the band's website here: www.ptxofficial.com/tour.  Limited VIP tickets for the 2013 tour will go on sale this Friday, November 2, with general ticketing commencing on Saturday, November 3.  

In other exciting news, Pentatonix has been chosen to perform at the "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2012 American Music Awards" pre-show on November 18.  The show will stream live for fans worldwide starting at 5pm ET / 2pm PT

Viewers will be able to watch the live show on ABC.comAMAs365.com, Cokemusic.comLivestreamUstreamYouTube, and through AP Live Entertainment.

PTXmas will feature 6 classic holiday songs (track listing below) and the group will debut a video for "Carol Of The Bells" on November 13, alongside the album release.  Entertainment Weekly magazine will also stream an exclusive full-length track from the EP beginning today.  Click here to listen:  http://music-mix.ew.com/2012/10/31/pentatonix-christmas-ptxmas-carol-of-the-bells

Surrounding the EP release, Pentatonix will be making various appearances including performing at the famed Hollywood Christmas Parade (set to air on the Hallmark Channel in December) and appearing in their only LA area Christmas performance as special guests of radio station  94.7 The Wave's Christmas Concert at the Nokia Theater on Sunday, December 16.

"We all love the holiday season and are excited to share some of our favorite Christmas songs on this CD.  We hope everyone enjoys listening to them as much as we enjoyed recording them," says Pentatonix. 

"We're excited to bring Pentatonix fans a little extra holiday cheer this season.  With their unique arrangements and vocal stylings, Pentatonix adds a new twist to these classic holiday songs and has produced a collection of music that will brighten up anyone's year-end festivities," said Madison Gate Records executive, Shelly Bunge.

Full Track Listing for PTXmas
Angels We Have Heard On High
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Carol Of The Bells
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire)
O Holy Night
This Christmas

Earlier this summer, their debut EP – PTX Volume 1 – debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 selling nearly 20,000 copies in its first week and the band quickly set out on its first headline tour, selling out more than two dozen shows.  The Philadelphia Inquirer said: No strictly vocal act sounds more ecstatic in triumph than Pentatonix, the Texas-based winners of The Sing-Off's third season that sold out Union Transfer on Monday. Euphoric best describes the joyful, self-described "futuristic a cappella" quintet who played before a wildly enthusiastic Philly audience.

Pentatonix are taking instrument-free music far beyond anyone's wildest expectations.  Named after the world's most widely recognized five-note musical scale, this vocal quintet has transformed one of pop music's purest and most soulful expressions into an exciting future, filled with limitless sonic possibility.  Pairing their intricate arrangements with cleverly re-imagined pop songs, Pentatonix have quickly cultivated a sound and style that is entirely unique and undeniably infectious.  Their youtube channel boasts over 30 million views http://www.youtube.com/ptxofficial buoyed by its roughly 250,000 subscribers and their Facebook numbers currently at 172,000 have tripled since June http://www.facebook.com/Pentatonix.

 

2012 TOUR DATES


November 2012

3

Live at SoJam

Raleigh, NC

7

Mill City Nights

Minneapolis, MN

8

The Majestic Theatre

Madison, WI

10

The Englert Theatre

Iowa City, IA

11

Old Rock House

St. Louis, MO

14

Lincoln Hall

Chicago, IL

15

Blind Pig

Ann Arbor, MI

18

American Music Awards

27

Revolution

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

28

House of Blues

Orlando, FL

29

Variety Playhouse

Atlanta, GA


December 2012

1

Cat's Cradle

Carrboro, NC

2

Jefferson Theater

Charlottesville, VA

4

Sound Stage

Baltimore, MD

5

The Howard Theatre

Washington DC

6

Mohegan Sun-Wolf Den

Uncasville, CT

8

Westcott Theatre

Syracuse, NY

9

Phoenix Concert Theatre

Toronto, ON

10

Hollywood Christmas Parade Concert – Hallmark Channel

13

Home & Family Show on Hallmark Channel

15

Hard Rock Cafe

Las Vegas, NV

16

Nokia Theater

Los Angeles, CA

18

Aladdin Theater

Portland, OR

19

Showbox

Seattle, WA

31

Big D NYE –Victory Park

Dallas, TX


NEW 2013 TOUR DATES


January 2013

24

Henry Fonda Theatre

Los Angeles, CA

27

Warfield Theatre

San Francisco, CA

28

LJ Williams Theater

Visalia, CA

30

House of Blues

Anaheim, CA

31

House of Blues

San Diego, CA


February 2013

2

Marquee Theatre

Tempe, AZ

16

Neighborhood Theatre

Charlotte, NC

17

The National

Richmond, VA

18

The Fillmore

Silver Spring, MD

20

The Electric Factory

Philadelphia, PA

21

Best Buy Theater

New York, NY

23

Calvin Theatre

Northampton, MA

24

House of Blues

Boston, MA

25

State Theater

Ithaca, NY

27

House of Blues

Cleveland, OH

28

Royal Oak Music Theatre

Royal Oak, MI


March 2013

2

Riviera Theatre

Chicago, IL

3

Pabst Theater

Milwaukee, WI

6

Val Air Ballroom

Des Moines, IA

7

The Pageant

St. Louis, MO

9

Midland Theatre by AMC

Kansas City, MO

10

Ogden Theatre

Denver, CO

13

House of Blues

Dallas, TX

14

House of Blues

Houston, TX

For complete up to date info please visit:  http://www.facebook.com/Pentatonix/events

For press inquiries on  Pentatonix, bio materials and hi res jpegs please contact:  Ken Phillips Publicity Group, Inc. : http://kenphillipsgroup.com/Phillips/pent.htm

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