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CITI® Presents Sound City Players Live At SXSW March 14, 2013 At Stubb’s In Austin, Texas

| 5 March 2013 | Reply

NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 – Citi® Private Pass® will present a special performance by the SOUND CITY PLAYERS at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas on March 14, 2013. The show will feature Foo Fighters front man, Dave Grohl, and a lineup of artists who contributed to the SOUND CITY PLAYERS’ album SOUND CITY: REAL TO REEL,which will be released on March 12, 2013.  The band Meat Puppets will take the stage to kick off the night.

Beginning March 5, 2013, Citi consumer credit or debit card cardmembers can pre-order the SOUND CITY feature documentary Blu-Ray at, which will be available on March 12. With this purchase, Citi cardmembers will receive a complimentary ticket to the March 14 performance at Stubbs. Purchases are limited to two (2) per Citi cardmember and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

SOUND CITY is a feature-length documentary film directed and produced by Dave Grohl. The film tells the story of the SOUND CITY recording studio in Van Nuys, Calif. where Grohl’s former band Nirvana and other legendary artists recorded many of rock & roll’s most revered works. The film also explores the human element vital to the creation of these classic albums, with both the film and the companion album, SOUND CITY: REAL TO REEL, which features many of the original SOUND CITY artists creating new original music. More recently, Dave Grohl convened the SOUND CITY PLAYERS for a limited number of one-time-only shows which brought together his Foo Fighters and Nirvana co-collaborators with Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Lee Ving of Fear, Rick Nielsen, Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine, Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour, Chris Goss of Masters of Reality and Alain Johannes.

“We’re always looking for new ways to give our customers access, and what better way than to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the legendary names in music perform together,” said Jennifer Breithaupt, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Marketing at Citi. “The buzz and enthusiasm around Sound City has been infectious, and we expect this show to be one of the most sought-after performances in Austin.”

About Citi Private Pass: Citi Private Pass offers Citi cardmembers access to events where they can experience the best in sports, dining, music and family entertainment. In 2012 alone, Citi Private Pass offered cardmembers access to 10,000 events across sports, dining, music and family entertainment. With 5,000 music events a year, Citi cardmembers can choose what appeals to them, whether it’s taking the kids to their first concert or a VIP experience in an intimate venue.

Learn more, and sign up for the weekly Private Pass newsletter highlighting upcoming experiences,  While the Citi cardmembers purchases the ticket or experience, there are no incremental fees to enjoy Citi Private Pass. Citi cardmembers with a Citi Amex, MasterCard or Visa credit or debit card have access to Citi Private Pass.

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About Citi: Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

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ToddStar - that's me... just a rocking accountant who had dreams of being a rock star. I get to do the next best thing to rocking the globe - I get to take pictures of the lucky ones that do. I love to shoot all genres of music and different types of performers. If it is related to music, I love to photograph it. I get to shoot and hang with not only some of my friends and idols, but some of the coolest people around today.

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