LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 9, 2014) - Citi® (NYSE: C)will present an exclusive performance by Grammy® Award nominated and platinum-selling rock band Imagine Dragons, benefiting the Grammy Foundation, on Thursday, January 23rd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. This intimate concert is part of a special lineup of entertainment events exclusively for Citi ThankYou® Preferred, Citi ThankYou® Premier, and Citi Prestige® cardmembers.
"Imagine Dragons is having an amazing year and we're thrilled to offer our customers the opportunity to see them perform live in an intimate setting," said Jennifer Breithaupt, SVP of Entertainment Marketing, Citi. "We know this will be an incredible experience during one of the biggest weeks of the year in music."
Tickets to the Imagine Dragons exclusive performance produced by Live Nation Entertainment, will be available for purchase only with a Citi ThankYou card beginning on Friday, January 10 at 10 am PT. More information on how to purchase tickets can be found on www.livenation.com, and you can learn more about the Citi ThankYou card entertainment benefits at www.citi.com/thankyoucards.
Imagine Dragons' debut studio album Night Visions was released on September 4, 2012 on KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. The album arrived on the Billboard Top 200 at #2 with the best first-week sales for a full-length debut by a new rock band in over six years. The album has been propelled by the amazing success of the 2x platinum selling single, "It's Time" and the 6x platinum follow-up "Radioactive." The current single, "Demons" has sold over 2.6 million copies and Night Visions is nearing double platinum status. Rolling Stone proclaimed Imagine Dragons "the biggest breakout of the year" and Entertainment Weekly called 2013 the "Year of the Dragons" while Billboard noted, "Imagine Dragons are rock's 2013 live breakout. Hit single Radioactive earned the band two 2014 Grammy Award nominations, one for record of the year and one for rock performance.
In addition to offering exclusive events and experiences for Citi ThankYou cardmembers, Citi regularly offers Citi credit and debit cardmembers access to purchase tickets to a variety of events via Citi Private Pass, the bank's entertainment access program. In the past year, Citi has offered cardmembers more than 5,000 music events, ranging from preferred tickets and early access to top concert tours to curated special events with Grammy-award winners and VIP experiences including pre-show performances and Q&A. In 2013, Citi sponsored the Rolling Stones' 50 & Counting Tour mobile app. In addition, Citi presented "Katy Perry's: We Can Survive" benefit concert and exclusive cardmember pre-show experience at the famed Hollywood Bowl. Other experiences have featured artists such as John Mayer, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line, and more.
Stay tuned for more details on the unique experiences Citi is offering cardmembers during the biggest week in music and throughout the year. For more information, visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
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