CBS-PR-110428105628 by shuifanglj


									                                                                          April 28, 2011


Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs, Tinie Tempah, Ben Harper and Beady Eye Join
 the Series, Each Performing A Multi-Platform Concert from New York’s Ed Sullivan
 Theater, Which Will Be Webcast Live and On-Demand Through CBS Properties and

     CBS Interactive Music Group's leading concert webcast series, LIVE ON
LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, will feature a slate of international superstars and
GRAMMY® Award-winning artists, with each performing a live multi-platform concert from
New York‟s Ed Sullivan Theater in the coming months.

Among those scheduled to perform LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcasts are:
   Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs, Wednesday, May 11 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM,
   Tinie Tempah, Tuesday, May 17 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT)
   Ben Harper, Wednesday, May 18 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT)
   Beady Eye, Wednesday, June 22 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT)

       LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcast concerts will follow the taping of each band or
artist‟s respective appearances on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, which will
be broadcast the evening of the webcasts (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS
Television Network. LIVE ON LETTERMAN and CBS Interactive Music Group webcasts
are broadcast worldwide at

CBS supports the webcasts across the Company's multiple assets, including:
   Live and on-demand concert streaming on the LATE SHOW Web site
   Broadcasts on select CBS RADIO stations throughout the country
   Live and on-demand availability through CBS Television Stations Web sites,
   Promotion on and

Additional live access to LIVE ON LETTERMAN is available through CBS Interactive
Music Group's distribution partner, VEVO, including:
    Live and on-demand concert streaming at and VEVO's popular apps for
       iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
    On-demand availability across VEVO's entire platform, including Android, connected
       devices (Google TV, Boxee) and syndication partners YouTube, AOL, BET and
       For more information on the series, which has hosted artists such as Tim McGraw,
John Mayer, Mary J. Blige, MGMT, Sheryl Crow, Katy Perry, Gorillaz, My Morning Jacket,
Brad Paisley and Bon Jovi, or to watch previous webcasts from artists including Rascal Flatts,
Taylor Swift, Florence + the Machine, Jamie Foxx, Adele, Snoop Dogg, Foo Fighters and TV
On The Radio please visit

       In August 2010, Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs released the critically-
acclaimed, GRAMMY Award-winning album, God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, which
debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Digital Album chart. This marked a
personal sales best for LaMontagne and tied his debut album chart position at #3 with Gossip
in the Grain. The single, “Beg, Steal or Borrow,” became Ray‟s first radio #1 on the AAA
BDS and Mediabase. In addition to winning a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary
Folk Album for God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, the album also garnered nominations for
the coveted Song of The Year category for “Beg, Steal or Borrow” as well as for Best
Engineered Album. The band will head out on the road again for a nationwide summer tour
beginning Wednesday, May 25 in Waterbury, Conn.

        London-born Tinie Tempah, already a huge, double BRIT Award-winning superstar
across the pond with the #1 selling debut album by a U.K. artist in 2010, has his first certified
Gold single in the U.S. with the radio smash, “Written In The Stars.” Tinie‟s U.S. debut
album, Disc-Overy, is on its way to being certified double-platinum in the U.K. and has
spawned four Top 5 U.K. singles, including two #1 songs. It will be released stateside on
Tuesday, May 17 with the addition of new songs recorded in the U.S. earlier this year.
Rolling Stone recently featured the busy performer in their “Hot List” issue, affirming that
Tinie is “poised to become the first MC from the U.K.‟s raucous „grime‟ scene to climb the
U.S. pop charts.”

       On Tuesday, May 17, one day prior to his LIVE ON LETTERMAN appearance,
rocker Ben Harper will release Give Till It's Gone, his 10th studio album. The record, led by
the single, “Rock N‟ Roll Is Free,” was recorded at the Los Angeles studio of Jackson
Browne, who harmonizes with Harper on the song, “Pray That Our Love Sees the Dawn.”
The album also features two tracks co-written and performed with Ringo Starr, the
psychedelic-tinged “Spilling Faith” and “Get There From Here,” an improvisational
instrumental. Harper, who has been storming the music scene for nearly 20 years, has
received two GRAMMY Awards, both in 2005, for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and
for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album. He is currently playing many major festivals and
will continue to perform in the U.S. and abroad throughout the summer.

        Beady Eye was formed by three former members of Oasis, including enigmatic front
man and lead vocalist Liam Gallagher, along with Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris
Sharrock. The multi-platinum and GRAMMY nominated Oasis sold over 70 million albums
worldwide, spanning seven studio albums awarded with six BRIT Awards, 15 NME Awards,
nine Q Awards and four MTV Europe Music Awards. Beady Eye‟s debut album, Different
Gear, Still Speeding, was released by Dangerbird Records in North America on March 1 to
rave reviews. NPR recently noted, “On Different Gear, Still Speeding, the first album from
Beady Eye, Liam Gallagher sounds as if he‟s just escaped captivity: he‟s wild and loose and
ready to party…Gallagher follows the example of artists like Jerry Lee Lewis, playing up his
rogue side and channeling it into ripping, stomping rock „n‟ roll.” The taping of the band‟s
June 22 appearance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN will mark the quartet‟s
U.S. television debut, as well as their first New York City performance.
About CBS Interactive Music Group
The CBS Interactive Music Group is comprised of a diverse collection of leading consumer
music brands readily accessible across a variety of broadband, mobile and digital platforms by
a worldwide audience of more than 45 million unique monthly users. Home to such
properties as,, and, the CBS Interactive Music Group provides
unmatched access for music fans to interact with material from the biggest names in the
industry, as well as discover new and breaking artists and share their personal taste in music
with friends and other like-minded fans.

In addition, the CBS Interactive Music Group powers both AOL Radio and Yahoo! Music
Radio, bringing a total of more than 600 mainstream and specialty stations tof the masses.
The division also has established content partnerships with VEVO, the Web's leading
premium music video and entertainment service, and Xbox Live, the popular gaming
platform. For more information, please visit

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