Monday, November 5, 2012

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like: PTXmas...!

Photo: Ryan Parma
Hey Pentatonix fans, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....Yep Halloween is over and Christmas is coming.

PTX is releasing an album for the season, and as I am sure you PTX groupies out there know, everything they do either enhances the original song they cover, or makes it better, so have a PTXmas, I know I will...!


LOS ANGELES, CA - 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 -

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:  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.comCokemusic.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:

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
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 CafĂ©                     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
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
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