Amex Eyes Sugarland for Next 'Unstaged' Live Performance

Rolling on the success of the first two “Unstaged” concerts by American Express which featured Arcade Fire and John Legend, another Grammy Award winning and chart topping music act will be performing for the said online concert series.

Armed with a new fourth album entitled “Incredible Machine” which is scheduled to hit the market on the 19th, the critically acclaimed country duo of Sugarland is set to perform on October 18 through the direction of Kenny Ortega, best remembered for his works in “High School Musical”, “Dirty Dancing” and “This is It”.  The online concert will be aired in real-time via YouTube’s Vevo channel at at 9 PM ET and will be available to American Express card members and music fanatics alike.  Surprise guests are also reported to appear in the said show.

“Unstaged” offers its online viewers several viewing options and concert freebies to maximize their online concert viewing experience.  Aside from real-time coverage, viewers can choose their preferred camera angles aside from the main stream, can vote in real-time for the encore of the night through mobile and online voting, can avail of exclusive downloads including concert photos and live music, can watch an online pre-show with exclusive band footages not available anywhere else and can even post questions for the duo which they will answer via the show’s Twitter hash at #amexsugarland.  In addition, a virtual sweepstakes draw will be held where Sugarland fans can win VIP passes to see the country duo anywhere in the US when the band goes through their “Incredible Machine” tour.

In the meantime, while fans are eagerly waiting for Sugarland’s “Unstaged” show, they can download tracks from the band’s new release via the “Countdown Room” in iTunes.  News on the upcoming performance is also available via the online music portal.