Following its successful event
with Tim McGraw, the “Live on Letterman” series returns with seven-time GRAMMY®
Award-winning artist John Mayer. The
“Live on Letterman” webcast concert, presented exclusively by American Express
from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Thursday, Nov. 19, follows the taping of
Mayer’s appearance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN. During the concert, Mayer will be performing
songs from his fourth studio album, Battle
Studies, which drops Tuesday, Nov. 17, as well as some of his most
Interactive Music Group event will be promoted across and broadcast on several
CBS assets, as the concert will be streamed on the LATE SHOW website at CBS.com
that evening at approximately 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT, with extensive coverage
on-air and online provided by several CBS RADIO stations in major markets
across the country. Additionally, live
and on-demand video of the concert will be available on CBS properties
including Last.fm, mp3.com, TV.com, etonline.com and theinsider.com, as well as
the CBS Television Station websites, among others.
exclusive performance is the fifth time the LATE SHOW has used the historic Ed
Sullivan Theater as a concert venue – Pearl Jam performed a live webcast
concert for the LATE SHOW and CBS.com on May 4, 2006, Elvis Costello and the
Imposters did one on May 14, 2007, Paul McCartney performed from atop the Ed
Sullivan Theater marquee during his webcast concert on July 15, 2009, and Tim McGraw
participated in a “Live on Letterman” webcast event Oct. 12, 2009.
LATE SHOW appearance will be broadcast that same night, Thursday, Nov. 19
(11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. In addition to his performance on the Thursday
broadcast, Mayer will perform with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra
throughout the show.
embark on a North American tour in support of Battle Studies, currently
being planned for early 2010. An acclaimed guitarist, vocalist,
songwriter and collaborator, Mayer has sold nearly 12.5 million albums
worldwide. From Nov. 16-20, American Express Cardmembers can purchase tickets to
Mayer’s tour through American Express' exclusive early-on-sale offerings.
CBS RADIO stations will broadcast coverage of the exclusive concert. A winner and their guest from each market
will receive a trip to New York
to see Mayer’s live webcast performance courtesy of American Express:
KLLC-FM San Francisco
KSCF-FM San Diego
KYKY-FM St. Louis
KMBX-FM Las Vegas
LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated.
Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope and Rob Burnett are the executive producers.
About the CBS Interactive Music Group
Established in May 2009, the CBS
Interactive Music Group combines CBS RADIO’s digital assets, including its
websites, over 150 online audio streams, and its various mobile applications,
as well as Last.fm, a leading music discovery site, to form a single division
which creates richer and more immersive experiences for millions of music fans
around the world. The combined assets of the newly formed division reach
almost 40 million unique monthly users worldwide.