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STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE IN PITTSBURGH
Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. at the Benedum Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 28, 2011

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE IN PITTSBURGH
Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. at the Benedum Center.

PITTSBURGH- Get ready for an intimate evening with the a capella phenomenon Straight No Chaser live in concert Tuesday, December 13 at the Benedum Center, in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.

Three years ago Randy Stine thought he was just posting nostalgic clips for the alumni of his college a capella group to enjoy. But ten million YouTube views later, Straight No Chaser have become an undeniable sensation. The perfect mix of ten incredible vocalists in harmony mixed with the perfect amount of humor provide for both a captivating and entertaining evening for all.

With hits like “Stand By Me,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Wonderwall,” Straight No Chaser is sure to please. WQED is offering those who make a pledge of $100 or more during August on-air fundraising Orchestra Circle tickets to see Straight No Chaser live in concert at the Benedum on December 13 at 8 p.m. For $125 or more, WQED members will receive tickets to “meet and greet” the ten talented men of Straight No Chaser. For more information about Straight No Chaser: Live at the Benedum Center, tune in to WQED on August 6 at 2 p.m.; August 7 at 3 p.m.; August 13 at 2:30 p.m.; August 15 at 2p.m.; and August 18 at 10 p.m.

Can’t attend the event? For a $100 pledge of support you can receive the “Straight No Chaser Live in New York” DVD.

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.


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412.622.1366
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