Get ready, Cleveland! on
Wednesday, February 27, season 3 champions of NBC’s “The
Sing-Off,” Pentatonix come to Cleveland’s House of Blues!
The group’s current trek follows the massive success of the
quintet’s 2012 tour, which sold out in its entirety despite
being the group’s first ever tour.
Additionally, Pentatonix recently released their YouTube cover of
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” which surpassed
the million-view mark in its first 96 hours. This follows the success
of the group’s previous offerings, an N*Sync medley and a Swedish
House Mafia mash-up. All three arrangements will be performed on the
group’s upcoming tour.
On top of their live performance and YouTube release schedules, Pentatonix
are also arranging and recording ‘PTX Volume 2,’ planned
for a spring release.
After winning the most recent season of NBC’s “The Sing
Off,” Pentatonix enjoyed a whirlwind of success in 2012. They
released 2 EP’s – ‘PTX Vol 1’ & ‘PTXmas’
– twice debuting on Billboard’s Top 200 and selling a
combined 85,000 albums. Their television appearances included The
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno, The Katie Couric Show, The Talk, The American
Music Awards Red Carpet Show and VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live!
They have been regularly featured by RyanSeacrest.com and Perez Hilton.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed their fall tour and said:
“No strictly vocal act sounds more ecstatic in triumph than
Pentatonix… Euphoric best describes the joyful, self-described
“futuristic a cappella” quintet who played before a wildly
enthusiastic Philly audience.”
Pentatonix are taking instrument-free music far beyond anyone’s
wildest expectations. Named after the world’s most widely recognized
five-note musical scale, this vocal quintet has transformed one of
pop music’s purest and most soulful expressions into an exciting
future, filled with limitless sonic possibility. Pairing their intricate
arrangements with cleverly re-imagined pop songs, Pentatonix have
quickly cultivated a sound and style that is entirely unique and undeniably
Barely a year old, the Pentatonix YouTube channel boasts 50 million
views, buoyed by more than 400,000 subscribers. The group also has
more than 200,000 Facebook fans and nearly 70,000 twitter followers.