Pandora Holiday: Exclusive NYC Concert and Livestream Featuring Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, G-Eazy, and DJ Sets by Cash Cash
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 11/10/2015, 2:35 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. - November 10 - Pandora (NYSE:P), the world's most powerful music discovery platform, will present PANDORA HOLIDAY on December 10th at Pier 36 Basketball City in New York City. A festive concert event, PANDORA HOLIDAY will feature two of the most successful names in rock music today - FALL OUT BOY and PANIC! AT THE DISCO. The event will additionally feature a performance by G-EAZY, an acclaimed rapper out of Oakland, and the ever-popular CASH CASH will spin in between sets. Although the concert will be located in New York City, ALL Pandora listeners will be able to experience it through a special livestream. In addition to the performances and livestream, Pandora is offering two unique mixtapes celebrating the event. The first is curated by Fall Out Boy, featuring the band's favorite rock music, and the second features hip hop and was curated by G-Eazy. Both mixtapes will go live on December 2nd. RSVP for the concert HERE.
"Pandora's partnerships with artists have risen to a new level over the past 12 months, so it's appropriate to wrap up 2015 with a show featuring dazzling talent with whom we have truly partnered with across the year. We're also elated to be extending our Holiday event to a broader audience for the first time via the livestream," said Lars Murray, SVP Music Makers Group, Pandora.
The mixtapes, concert, and livestream continue the work Pandora has focused on in the past year to help artists better connect with their fans. The work began with the launch of AMP, Pandora's Artist Marketing Platform, and continued with the acquisition of Next Big Sound, and the release of Artist Audio Messaging. Most recently, Pandora's acquisition of TicketFly will connect touring artists to Pandora's more than 78 million monthly listeners, ensuring the millions of tickets that go unsold each year become a thing of the past.
Pandora Holiday attendees will be treated to custom activations from sponsors including: Express, Glade®, Guitar Hero® Live, T-Mobile and Toshiba.
Pandora is the world's most powerful music discovery platform - a place where artists find their fans and listeners find music they love. We are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. Our team of highly trained musicologists analyze hundreds of attributes for each recording which powers our proprietary Music Genome Project®, delivering billions of hours of personalized music tailored to the tastes of each music listener, full of discovery, making artist/fan connections at unprecedented scale. Founded by musicians, Pandora empowers artists with valuable data and tools to help grow their careers and connect with their fans.
ABOUT FALL OUT BOY
Grammy-nominated Fall Out Boy - who won Best Rock Video at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, Best Alternative Band at the 2014 People's Choice Awards and was nominated for Top Rock Artist and Top Rock Song ("Centuries") at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards - have cemented their position as one of rock music's biggest-selling bands. To date, their songs have been spun 1.55 BILLION times on Pandora. Their sixth Gold-selling studio album AMERICAN BEAUTY / AMERICAN PSYCHO debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and the album's first single "Centuries" has been certified 4X platinum. Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy-Patrick Stump (vocals / guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Trohman (guitar) and Andy Hurley (drums)-has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and other prestigious publications. They have performed on Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, America's Got Talent, The Voice, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live and many more.