The Avett Brothers to Perform on LIVE ON LETTERMAN Concert Webcast 10/30
LIVE ON LETTERMAN, CBS
CBS Interactive's award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, will feature indie folk-rock darlings the Avett Brothers, performing live from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and webcast on CBS.com and VEVO, Wednesday, Oct. 30 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT).
The Avett Brothers' LIVE ON LETTERMAN performance will feature songs off of their newly released album Magpie and the Dandelion, including "Another Is Waiting," as well as songs from their previous albums 2012's The Carpenter and the band's 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to influence the set list by voting on their choice for the last song of the performance on CBS.com.
The LIVE ON LETTERMAN franchise, which has garnered nearly 200 million views to date on CBS.com and VEVO, has hosted some of the most established bands and musicians across the globe, staged in an intimate and dynamic setting for worldwide followers to enjoy. LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcasts have included some of music's biggest stars, including Coldplay, Alicia Keys, The Killers, John Mayer, Mumford & Sons and Adele.
Based in Concord, North Carolina, the Avett Brothers, made up of brothers Seth (vocals, guitar) and Scott Avett (vocals, banjo), and their close friend Bob Crawford (bass, vocals), formed in 2000. They went on to release a number of albums, including 2007's Emotionalism, which reached #13 on Billboard's Independent Albums chart. In 2009, they released their major-label debut, I and Love and You, to rave reviews. The album peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200 album chart and resulted in an invitation to perform alongside Bob Dylan and Mumford & Sons at the Grammy Awards in 2011. In 2012, the Avett Brothers released their second studio album, The Carpenter, to critical acclaim. The band's third studio album, Magpie and Dandelion, was released earlier this week on Oct. 15.
Fans can watch the Avett Brothers' webcast live or on-demand on CBS.com at http://www.cbs.com/shows/liveonletterman/. Also during CBS.com's live webcast, fans will have access to interactive features such as multiple camera angles, "Share the Moment" instant photos, the ability to pick the last song in the band's set and more. Additionally, the webcast is available live and on-demand through CBS properties, select CBS RADIO stations' websites, on Radio.com, and on-demand via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 8. Also, the webcasts are offered on VEVO, the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, through VEVO.com and its free mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and iPad. The on-demand performances are available across the entire VEVO platform, including VEVO.com, its mobile and tablet apps, mobile website, connected TVs and syndication partners.
The Avett Brothers' LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcast will precede the band's appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman that same evening, Wednesday, Oct. 30 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.