Emblem3 Kick Off West Coast Tour Dates



NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emblem3 kick off their sold-out west coast tour dates this Wednesday, February 27 in Los Angeles at the Roxy. Overwhelming fan demand caused the tickets to sell out in under a minute, and the X Factor breakout band are pleased to announce that they will now be heading to the east coast for a run of dates. The run includes a stop in Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City (see below for full dates.) Tickets are available at www.emblem3.com.

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"We're stoked to be hitting the road and to meet all of the fans at the shows. The support we've received has been incredible and we can't wait to share our new music with everyone"- Keaton Stromberg

Brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg (19 &16) and lifelong friend Drew Chadwick (20) who make up Emblem3 are already in the studio at work on their debut album which is being executive produced by award winning songwriter and producer Savan Kotecha (Maroon 5, Usher, One Direction). The album will be the first release on "Mr Kanani,' Savan Kotecha's imprint on Syco Music released through Columbia Records.

Emblem3, from Huntington Beach, CA are best known for their original performances on The X Factor on Fox in 2012 where the trio shunned the 'boyband' tag and impressed audiences of millions with their energy-filled unique performances, adding their own twist of alternative rock/pop with a mix of hip-hop and reggae each week. Their debut single will be released in March 2013.

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Emblem3 on tour:


  Los Angeles, CA     

The Roxy *SOLD OUT


  Pomona, CA        

The Glasshouse *SOLD OUT


  San Diego, CA    

House of Blues *SOLD OUT


  Philadelphia, PA     



  New York, NY     

Irving Plaza *ON SALE 10 AM ET, MARCH 2ND


  Freehold, NJ       

Encore Event Center *ON SALE 10 AM ET, MARCH 2ND


  Boston, MA       

Paradise *ON SALE 10 AM ET, MARCH 2ND


  Chicago, IL        

House of Blues *ON SALE 10 AM ET, MARCH 2ND

Auditions for The X Factor season 3 begin in Los Angeles (6th March) and continue in Charleston, SC; New Orleans, LA; Long Island, NY and Denver, CO.  Auditions information:  www.TheXFactorUSA.com.

Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world's leading global music and television production companies responsible for some of the world's most successful global TV and music franchises.  Syco Entertainment is also the world most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Cher Lloyd, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, and Il Divo as well as other artists discovered through Syco TV series' including Melanie Amaro, Jackie Evancho, JLS, Olly Murs, Diana Vickers, Alexandra Burke, Jonathan and Charlotte, Chris Rene, Loveable Rogues and Rebecca Ferguson. Syco's television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 41 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 166 countries. Artists discovered by The X Factor format have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including 110 number ones, 270 top 10, and 501 top 50 releases. During 2012 Got Talent became the world's biggest selling TV format and is now commissioned in 52 countries as a local format.  The US version, America's Got Talent, is NBC's leading summer entertainment format and additionally airs in 152 countries. 

One of the most respected and successful record labels in the world, Columbia Records is home to established superstars and exciting new talent. Columbia Records is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment.

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Renowned songwriter, producer and talent coach, Savan Kotecha has worked with the biggest names in music, penning such hits as Maroon 5's "One More Night", One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful", Justin Bieber's "Beauty and a Beat", Britney Spears' "I Wanna Go" and Usher's "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love" and "Scream". The recipient of 6 BMI Awards and 2 ASCAP and Billboard Music Awards, Kotecha's songs have achieved #1 status the world over, having sold more than 70 million copies. Kotecha has served as talent coach on both US and UK seasons of Simon Cowell's "The X Factor," helping it's budding talents round out their talents. Savan has a label imprint through Syco Music called "Mr Kanani".

SOURCE Columbia Records

For further information: Mike Navarra, Columbia Records, Mike.Navarra@sonymusic.com, +1-212-833-7545, or Benny Tarantini, Columbia Records, Benny.Tarantini@sonymusic.com, +1-212-833-5858, or Ann-Marie Thomson, Syco Entertainment, Ann-marie.thomson@sonymusic.com, +1-310-435-1034, or Melanie Pritchett, Syco Entertainment, Melanie.pritchett@sonymusic.com, +1-713-306-1472