Multi-platinumselling and Grammy winning rock band Evanescencewill perform at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize concert inOslo, Norway on December 11th, 2011 at the OsloSpektrum. The concert will be held a day after the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize ceremonywho’s honorees include President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and women’s rightactivist Leymah Gbowee, both of whom are from Liberia, and democracy activistTawakkul Karman of Yemen. Evanescence will join a number of other accomplishedperforming artists including singer-songwriter David Gray, vocalist Jill Scott,country duo Sugarland and Matthew Morrison from “Glee.” The concert isscheduled to broadcast globally in up to 130countries including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, South and CentralAmerica, and the United States. The concert will also be streamed live on CNNInternational at 8:00pm CET on December 11th. Theband has also announced that they will play seven North American tour dates withRival Sons as the opening support beginning January 13th in Clemson,SC. Presale tickets for majority of markets will be on sale Wednesday,December 7th at 10am and tickets to the general public will begin togo on sale Friday, December 9th (see below for routing and on sale info). For pre-sale and ticket purchase info visit www.evanescence.com.
Evanescence released their highlyanticipated third studio album, Evanescence onOctober 11th, 2011 which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s top 200chart and #1 on the iTunes Rock chart, U.K. and German download charts. Theband recently wrapped a 14-city North American and 11-city European tour insupport of the new album. On December 1st, the band shot productionon the video for their second single “My Heart is Broken” withmusic video director Dean Karr (Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Maiden, Slayer,Dave Matthews, Marilyn Manson). The video will premiere in January 2012.
DATE CITY VENUE ONSALE
January 13 LittlejohnColiseum Clemson, SC Dec. 9
January 14 Tabernacle Atlanta,GA Dec. 9
January 16 MorsaniHall Tampa, FL Dec. 9
January 17 HardRock Live Hollywood, FL Dec. 10
January 18 Houseof Blues Orlando, FL Dec. 10
January 20 IPCasino Biloxi, MS Nov. 18
January 21 VerizonArena Little Rock, AR Dec. 16