University of Rochester

EVENT: Second Show Added for YellowJackets Fall Benefit Concert

December 2, 2011

3 p.m. Show Sold Out; Second Concert Begins at 7 p.m.

UPDATE AS OF 12/4/2011: BOTH THE 3 P.M. AND THE 7 P.M. CONCERTS ARE SOLD OUT.

WHO: After tickets for their Fall Benefit Concert sold out in just a few days, the YellowJackets, along with all-girl powerhouses Delilah and newly crowned The Sing-Off season three champions Pentatonix, will take the stage for a second show the evening of Sunday, Dec. 11.

TIME, DATE, PLACE: 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre (60 Gibbs Street, Rochester).

WHAT: The concert will feature a selection of songs heard on The Sing-Off, including World Cup anthem Wavin' Flag by K'naan. All proceeds from the concerts will benefit the YellowJacket's "United We Sing" Kenya Project.

Additionally, an after-school a cappella group comprised of students from the Rochester City School District's World of Inquiry will take the stage in its debut performance. The group, ROCappella, was created in a partnership between the YellowJackets and the World of Inquiry. This fall, members of the YellowJackets met weekly with a group of students, helping them learn singing techniques and introducing them to a cappella arrangements of popular songs heard on the radio. See a Video of ROCappella in Action

TICKETS: Tickets for the second concert are $20 for the general public, $15 for University faculty and staff, and $10 for full-time students with ID. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Eastman Theatre Box Office (Eastman East Wing, 433 E. Main Street), online at the RPO Online Ticket Office, and at selected Rochester-area Wegmans.

NOTE: Members of the University Community only also will be able to purchase tickets at the Common Market beginning at noon on Sunday, Dec. 4. At the Common Market, members of the University Community can purchase one ticket per ID, with two IDs per person; only cash and flex are accepted.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the YellowJackets on the Web at jackets.org or connect with members on Twitter @ URYellowJackets and on Facebook. Members of the media interested in interviewing the YellowJackets should call Melissa Greco Lopes at 585.276.3693 or email mgrecolo@ur.rochester.edu.




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