October brings new releases from some of the musicians you have followed and enjoyed over the past ten years. CBS RADIO and AT&T blue room are pleased to showcase the talents of alternative pop rockers Matchbox Twenty and genre bending Kid Rock through interviews and special fan offerings.
Both artists will be featured on CBS RADIO stations and online at attblueroom.com/music discussing their new albums, and upcoming tours. Through a combination of on air and online video programming and interviews, exclusive content and original fan prizes, CBS RADIO and the AT&T blue room offer enthusiasts an enhanced way to watch and listen to their favorite artists.
Matchbox Twenty, who have been on hiatus since 2004, return to the music scene with a bang. On Oct. 2, Exile on Mainstream, the band’s latest two disc album, arrives in stores combining six new songs with 11 old favorites from their previous CD releases. Matchbox Twenty has sold over 39 million albums worldwide, and their new single, “How Far We’ve Come” is gaining airplay and climbing the charts. Tune into CBS RADIO station’s across the country from Oct. 1- 14 to hear what the band has to say and for the chance to win a trip to see Matchbox Twenty in concert, as well as attend a pre-show sound check and meet the band.
Kid Rock, America’s favorite rebel, is back in the musical arena. The hard-working Grammy nominated and American Music Award winning Kid is bringing fans his trademarked hybrid of rock, country and rap on his newest studio release, Rock N Roll Jesus, which hits the shelves on Oct. 9. His new album will no doubt be driven by the popularity of his single “So Hott,” which is taking the airwaves by storm. Listen to CBS RADIO station’s across the country from Sept. 30- Oct. 12 to hear about Rock N Roll Jesus and for the chance to win a trip to Miami to see Kid Rock in concert and celebrate the release of his new CD at his official after party.
The following stations will broadcast the STREET DATE campaign with Matchbox Twenty:
Las Vegas KMBX-FM
Los Angeles KCBS-FM
San Diego KSCF-FM
San Francisco KLLC-FM
St. Louis KYKY-FM
The following stations will broadcast the STREET DATE campaign with Kid Rock:
Las Vegas KXTE-FM
Los Angeles KROQ-FM
New York WXRX-FM
West Palm Beach WPBZ-FM
Since CBS RADIO’s STREET DATE’s inception in October 2004, the program has reached millions of listeners and helped lift album sales in the markets where the program has aired. New releases from Dave Matthews Band, Bon Jovi, and Fall Out Boy, to name a few, have been featured in the campaign in 2007. Last year, top artists including Eric Clapton, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Legend, and Staind were featured on stations across the country.
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States, with stations covering news, alternative rock, country, FM talk, classic rock, oldies, JACK and urban formats, among others. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 144 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation's top 50 markets. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com.