May 17, 2012
Contact:
Emerson Brown, NPR


   

NPR MUSIC PRESENTS REGINA SPEKTOR LIVE IN CONCERT, MAY 31, 10PM (ET)

NEW YORK CITY AREA FANS, RSVP FOR FREE, LIMITED TICKETS

Continuing to bring audiences the best in live performances, NPR Music will present a concert by singer and pianist Regina Spektor on Thursday, May 31 at 10PM (ET) in the intimate New York City venue (Le) Poisson Rouge. The entire show will be available for live streaming at NPR.org/music and in the NPR Music mobile apps. A limited number of free tickets are also available for the event. RSVP now, first come, first serve: www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2012/05/17/152911546/want-to-see-regina-spektor-in-concert

Celebrating the release of a new album, Spektor will play favorites and songs from her sixth record, What We Saw from the Cheap Seats, especially for fans and NPR Music. Audiences worldwide can experience the event as it happens in the broadcast, hosted by World Cafe’s David Dye and Rita Houston, music director of WFUV New York. A version of the concert will be archived for later viewing at NPR Music; the live broadcast will also air on public radio stations WFUV New York and WXPN Philadelphia. Check local listings for more stations airing the show (npr.org/stations).

Fans planning to be in the New York City area on the date of the show have the opportunity to attend the event. Tickets can be reserved now on a first come, first serve basis at www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2012/05/17/152911546/want-to-see-regina-spektor-in-concert

On May 24, Spektor will also be interviewed on NPR's afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered. Listen for her interview on stations nationwide, and archived at NPR.org.

NPR Music celebrates great music in every genre and is an industry leader in music discovery. The Emmy Award-winning free, multimedia website at www.npr.org/music offers new features daily and an extensive archive, in collaboration with NPR's newsmagazines, public radio Member stations and the passionate NPR community. The NPR Music iPad App joins the ever-expanding suite of NPR Mobile, allowing anyone with a mobile device to enjoy NPR News, NPR Music and Member station content for free.