O.A.R., the longstanding live phenomenon "at the height of its creative powers" (M Magazine), will appear on the new American Public Television series 'Front Row Center' this June. Throughout its first season, 'Front Row Center' will also feature renowned acts like The Beach Boys, Elvis Costello, Phil Collins, and more.
Showcasing classics like "The Wanderer," "Shattered (Turn The Car Around)," and "Black Rock," as well as songs from their most recent album, 'King' (Wind-up Records), O.A.R.'s 'Front Row Center' performance was filmed at New York City's Roseland Ballroom in June 2010 and has now begun airing nationwide.
Check your local listings for air dates and times, and watch a sneak peek of the band's 'Front Row Center' performance of "Over and Over," from their newest album 'King,' here http://youtu.be/GgGteM1XCCY
O.A.R. recently announced the 23-date Summer Crush Tour 2012, which includes stops at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Allman Brothers Band's first-ever The Peach Festival, featuring Zac Brown Band, Dark Star Orchestra, and The Wailers. The tour also includes a July 13 performance at Cincinnati's Bunbury Music Festival, featuring Weezer, Death Cab For Cutie, and Jane's Addiction.
Through fall 2012, O.A.R. will be featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "Right Here, Right Now" exhibit, which showcases personal artifacts from contemporary musicians. Items from O.A.R.'s collection include the first cassette tape the band sold, singer/guitarist Marc Roberge's lyric notebook where the songs "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker" and "Toy Store" were written, and clothing and instruments used by the band. Click here for more info: http://rockhall.com/exhibits/right-here--right-now/
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