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10.24.2011

BREAKOUT ARTISTS, FOSTER THE PEOPLE, TO PERFORM “LIVE ON LETTERMAN” WEBCAST, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26

CBS Interactive Music Group’s leading concert webcast series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, will feature indie rockers Foster the People in a live webcast concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, Wednesday, Oct. 26 (9:00 PM, ET/6:00 PM, PT).  Foster the People will perform hits from their release Torches, including their double-platinum smash, “Pumped Up Kicks.”

 

Fans can watch the Foster the People webcast live or on-demand at http://www.cbs.com/late_night/liveonletterman/.  In addition, the show, presented by Dance Central 2 only on Kinect for Xbox 360, is available live and on-demand through CBS properties, broadcast on select CBS RADIO stations, viewable live on CBS’s JumboTron in Times Square, as well as via a live audio stream on Radio.com’s mobile applications.  The webcasts are also offered through VEVO’s website, mobile and connected devices and syndication partners.

 

Foster the People is a Los Angeles-based indie rock trio formed in 2009 by Mark Foster, Mark Pontius and Cubbie Fink.  The band took the music world by storm in 2011 with their certified gold, full length debut Torches, and the breakout single “Pumped Up Kicks,” which hit #1 on the Billboard Alternative charts.  Following closely in its footsteps is the band’s second hit single, “Helena Beat,” which is currently sitting in the Top 10 on the Alternative charts.

 

In addition to the band’s critical and commercial success, Foster the People is VH1’s most recent “You Oughta Know” artist, was nominated for two MTV Video Music Awards (Best New Artist and Best Rock Video for “Pumped Up Kicks”), and is a current nominee for the 2011 American Music Awards’ Sprint New Artist of the Year category.  Fans can currently catch the band on a national and European tour through November.

 

Foster the People’s LIVE ON LETTERMAN webcast will follow the taping of their performance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, which will be broadcast the following night, Thursday, Oct. 27 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.