American Eagle Outfitters plans for a two-day summer music festival in Pittsburgh, PA this August 8 and 9. The lineup includes some of today's top artists on the main stage, as well as fifteen of the country's best college bands on the second stage. The lineup includes Bob Dylan and His Band, The Raconteurs, Gnarls Barkley, The Roots, Spoon, The Black Keys, Black Mountain, The Duke Spirit, NASA and Tiny Masters of Today and more to come.
The college band performances will be judged by music industry influencers, journalists and fellow musicians. The winning college band will receive a full-day recording session in a top Los Angeles recording studio valued at $10,000. American Eagle will support the winning college band by promoting its recording on www.ae.com and in AE stores across the country.
The New American Music Union will take place in Pittsburgh’s historic SouthSide Works, which was home to glass factories, steel and iron mills in the 1800s. Today, the area features an eclectic mix of residential neighborhoods, restaurants, shops and businesses, including the headquarters of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. The Pittsburgh region is also home to more than 30 colleges and universities and more than 100,000 students.
Tickets go on sale Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. EST via Livenation and TicketMaster. Student tickets are an affordable $25. General admission tickets are $49.50. The New American Music Union is produced in partnership with Live Nation.
*Acts are subject to change. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges.
Official Website: http://www.ae.com/musicfestival
Added by cc_chapman on May 15, 2008