News Alternative 13/04/2011

Mumford & Sons Perform Songs From Debut Album 'Sigh No More' For Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Live

Mumford & Sons Perform Songs From Debut Album 'Sigh No More' For Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Live
NEW YORK (Top40 Charts/ Glassnote Records) Mumford & Sons, who stole the show at this year's Grammy Awards, will perform an exclusive, intimate show at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater in New York City on April 13th as part of iHeartRadio Live, a Clear Channel entertainment production that features private performances and interviews with today's top recording artists.

The band, who performed at this year's Grammys on their own and with Bob Dylan, will play songs from their hugely popular debut album Sigh No More. Videos from the show will be available on iheartradio.com as well as mobile devices, including the iPad, through the iHeartRadio app.

iHeartRadio is Clear Channel's popular, industry-leading digital radio service that delivers 750 of America's favorite radio stations from 150 cities. To win tickets for this exclusive event, fans can visit iHeartRadio.com or pcrichardtheater.com.

'We are thrilled to have Mumford & Sons performing. Their live shows have quickly become legend because of the incredible energy, moving harmonies and pure joy that they bring to each performance,' said Tom Poleman, Senior Vice President of Programming & Marketing at Clear Channel Radio. 'We can't wait to host them and provide fans with an intimate, unforgettable performance.'

Mumford & Sons was formed in December 2007 by four young men from West London who bonded over their love of country, bluegrass and folk. The band includes Marcus Mumford (vocals, guitar, drums, mandolin); Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, accordion, drums); 'Country' Winston Marshall (vocals, banjo, dobro); and Ted Dwane (vocals, string bass, drums, guitar). Together, they create a gutsy, old-time sound that marries the magic of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young with the might of Kings of Leon.

Mumford & Sons' hugely popular debut album Sigh No More was released in the UK in October 2009 and in the United States in February 2010. The album rocketed to No 2 on both the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200 and has sold over one million copies in the US. The band has scored several accolades during its short history, including two Grammy Award nominations – for Best New Artist and Best Rock Song ('Little Lion Man'). They also won the ARIA Music Award for Most Popular International Artist in 2010 and the Brit Award in 2011 for Best British Album.

Mumford & Sons will be part of the week-long Railroad Revival Tour with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show, beginning April 21st in Oakland, CA. The band also will kick-off a 12-city headline tour in Kansas City, Missouri on June 3rd.



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