The Killers And Filmmaker Werner Herzog Announced As The Next Pairing For “American Express Unstaged”
Today, American Express, in partnership with VEVO and YouTube, announced that The Killers and director Werner Herzog have been selected as the latest pairing in its popular live + digital music series, “American Express Unstaged.” The Killers’ exclusive performance will be live streamed from the Paradise Theater in the Bronx, New York at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT on Tuesday, September 18th at www.youtube.com/TheKillersVEVO and www.amexunstaged.com. Fans can also watch the live event on YouTube’s mobile website, VEVO’s free apps for iPhone®, iPad® and Android, and VEVO’s Xbox Live app. The global event coincides with the debut of The Killers’ highly anticipated album, BATTLE BORN (Island Def Jam), set for release on September 18th in the U.S. Presale tickets for American Express Cardmembers to the September 18th performance sold out in a matter of hours. General public tickets will be available beginning Friday, August 31st at 12pm ET.
Award-winning director Werner Herzog (Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Encounters at the End of the World, Fitzcarraldo, and Aguirre, The Wrath of God), known for pushing cinematic boundaries, was brought together with The Killers by American Express to capture the performance with a visually stunning home viewing experience. “We’re so honored to work with Werner Herzog,” said Killers front man Brandon Flowers. “He’s made some legendary films and we can’t believe we got him to do this.”
Brought to life by American Express, in partnership with online music leaders VEVO and YouTube, the creative and dynamic pairing of The Killers with Werner Herzog will be the 11thinstallment of “American Express Unstaged,” building on previous duos such as Kenny Chesney and Jonathan Demme, Usher and Hamish Hamilton, Jack White and Gary Oldman, and many more. The Killers’ “American Express Unstaged” performance. For more information about American Express and music, please visit http://www.americanexpress.com/entertainment.