Straight No Chaser To Share Their “Influence” On North American Fall Tour

2013-04-17

A cappella superstars perform at Mohegan Sun Arena on December 8th

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 17, 2013) —Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has announced details of their upcoming “Under The Influence North American Tour.” The dates celebrate the upcoming release of the acclaimed a cappella group’s eagerly awaited new album, Under The Influence, set to arrive in stores and at all DSPs on May 7th. The band returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, December 8th for a 7:00pm show, following a sold-out show performance in December of 2012.
Tickets are $30.00 and go on sale Friday, September 13th through Ticketmaster at 10:00am.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, September 14th subject to availability. Presale tickets will be available to all Chasers – members of the Straight No Chaser Fan Club, beginning Monday, April 22nd at 4:00pm. For up to the minute news and tour information, please visit sncmusic.com/tour. More details are also available at mohegansun.com/entertainment.
Under The Influence sees the acclaimed a cappella group reimagining a selection of their all time favorite songs alongside many of the superstar artists and undisputed music icons that made them famous.  Produced by Mark Kibble – a founding member of the legendary a cappella group Take 6 and one of Straight No Chaser’s primary influences – the album includes unprecedented collaborations with some of popular music’s best and brightest – including Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Dolly Parton, Rob Thomas, Seal and Jason Mraz – as Straight No Chaser put their distinctive and inimitable spin on songs known and loved the world over.

Under The Influence is heralded by the new single, “I Want You Back” featuring Sara Bareilles.  A companion video for the inventive take on the Jackson 5 classic – as well as audio clips for an array of additional album tracks – are streaming now at the official Straight No Chaser YouTube channel, located at youtube.com/sncmusic.
Fans can pre-order Under The Influence now in a variety of bundles featuring such exclusive extras as an SNC Tour Journal, a refrigerator magnet and a limited edition 18” x 24” screen printed poster. As if that weren’t enough, the album is also being offered as a special Fan Edition, featuring six bonus tracks, an expanded booklet and deluxe packaging not available with the standard CD. All pre-orders will receive a full album stream one week before release as well as an instant MP3 download of “I Want You Back” featuring Sara Bareilles. For more information, please visit store.sncmusic.com.
The upcoming dates mark a milestone for Straight No Chaser as they feature the return of founding member Steve Morgan, who rejoins the group after the departure late last year of Ryan Ahlwardt.   Fans can meet the newest/oldest member of SNC at Straight No Chaser’s official YouTube channel, youtube.com/sncmusic.
For more information, please visit sncmusic.com, facebook.com/StraightNoChaser, twitter.com/SNCmusic, and myspace.com/sncmusic

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 5th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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Cody Chapman

Chapman, Cody