Radio Facts: CBS INTERACTIVE MUSIC GROUP PRESENTS “LIVE ON LETTERMAN” WEBCAST WITH ALTERNATIVE ROCKERS, MGMT, TUESDAY, MAY 11Popular Web Series Returns with Exclusive Concert from the Historic Ed Sullivan Theater, Featuring Grammy-Nominated Band MGMT Performing Songs from Their New Album, Congratulations, and Their Debut Album, Oracular SpectacularWebcast Featured On-Air and Online on CBS RADIO, CBS Television Stations, the LATE SHOW at CBS.com, TV.com, etonline.com, theinsider.com, Last.fm and mp3.comMGMT’s Webcast to Follow Taping of the Band ‘s Performance on CBS’s “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN,” which will be Broadcast Later that EveningThe popular “Live on Letterman” music series returns with Brooklyn’s own MGMT, who will perform a “Live on Letterman” webcast concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Tuesday, May 11, following the taping of the band ‘s performance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN. During the concert, MGMT will perform songs from their recently released sophomore effort, Congratulations, as well as songs from their debut album, Oracular Spectacular.This CBS Interactive Music Group event will be promoted across and broadcast on several CBS assets, as the concert will be streamed on the LATE SHOW Web site at CBS.com (www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show) that evening at approximately 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT, with extensive coverage on-air and online provided by several CBS RADIO stations in major markets across the country. Additionally, access to live and on-demand video of the concert will be available on CBS properties, including Last.fm, mp3.com, TV.com, etonline.com and theinsider.com, as well as CBS Television Station Web sites. MGMT’s exclusive performance marks the seventh time that the LATE SHOW has used the historic Ed Sullivan Theater as a concert venue “” Pearl Jam performed a live webcast concert for the LATE SHOW and CBS.com in 2006, Elvis Costello and the Imposters took part in 2007 and Paul McCartney performed from atop the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee last year. In the past year, Tim McGraw, John Mayer and Mary J. Blige have all been featured on “Live on Letterman.” Additionally, MGMT’s LATE SHOW appearance will be broadcast that same night, Tuesday, May 11 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. With their unique and prolific style of music, Brooklyn-based MGMT are the voice of a new generation. The Grammy-nominated band burst onto the music scene in late 2007 with their critically lauded debut, Oracular Spectacular. Crisscrossing the globe for two years on tour, MGMT brought their incredible live show to the masses and cemented themselves as festival favorites. They recently released their sophomore album, Congratulations, to more raves from fans and critics alike. The Associated Press said, “MGMT sounds spectacular on sophomore disc,” while Reuters heralded the album as “timeless.” MGMT are currently on tour. For info, updates, and videos of the band , visit www.whoismgmt.com. The following CBS RADIO stations will broadcast coverage of the exclusive concert: WPBZ ““ West Palm BeachWKRK ““ Cleveland WZGC ““ AtlantaKITS ““ San FranciscoWXRT ““ ChicagoKXTE ““ Las VegasKROQ ““ Los AngelesAdditionally, Last.fm Discover stations in New York , WWFS-FM (102.7 HD2); Los Angeles , KCBS-FM (93.1 HD2); Chicago , WXRT-FM (93.1 HD3); and San Francisco , KITS-FM (105.3 HD3) will simulcast the event live.
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