Stephen Colbert’s Summer Concert Series 'Pepsi Presents StePhest Colbchella ‘012: Rocktaugustfest' Announces Performers

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August 8th, 2012

 

via press release:

 

STEPHEN COLBERT'S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

“PEPSI PRESENTS STEPHEST COLBCHELLA ‘012: ROCKTAUGUSTFEST”

FEATURING PERFORMANCES AND INTERVIEWS WITH

THE FLAMING LIPS, fun., GRANDMASTER FLASH, GRIZZLY BEAR AND SANTIGOLD

TO AIR THROUGHOUT THE WEEK OF AUGUST 13 AT 11:30 P.M. ET/PT

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Event Taping at New York City’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Friday, August 10

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Official StePhest Colbchella '012 T-shirt Available at colbertnation.com

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NEW YORK, August 8, 2012 – "The Colbert Report" will be kicking off its second annual music-centric week called “Pepsi Presents StePhest Colbchella ‘012: Rocktaugustfest” with performances and interviews airing every night during the week of August 13 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT.  Guests and songs performed for the broadcast include fun. on Monday, August 13 ("Some Nights"), Grizzly Bear on Tuesday, August 14 (Yet Again"), Santigold on Wednesday, August 15 ("The Keepers") and The Flaming Lips on Thursday, August 16 ("Ashes in the Air").  A second song performed by each musician, fun. ("Carry On"), Grizzly Bear ("Sleeping Ute"), Santigold ("Go!") and The Flaming Lips ("Drug Chart") will be exclusively available at www.ColbertNation.com.

“Pepsi Presents StePhest Colbchella ‘012: Rocktaugustfest” is taping on Friday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. with approximately 1500 audience members in attendance at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, which is located on the West Side of Manhattan on Pier 86, 12th Ave. & 46th Street.  Fans can order the official "StePhest Colbchella '012" t-shirt at www.colbertnation.com.

"StePhest Colbchella '012" is also sponsored by T-Mobile.

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