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    Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:22:12

    Jack White + Gary Oldman Team Up for "American Express Unstaged" - It's set for April 27

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    American Express, in partnership with VEVO and YouTube, confirmed that Grammy® award-winning artist Jack White, and Oscar® nominated actor and director Gary Oldman, have been selected to kick-off the third year in its popular livestream music series, "American Express Unstaged." Woo to the hoo.

    White's performance, from iconic Webster Hall on Friday, April 27 at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00PM PT in New York City, will be directed by Oldman and livestreamed here and on mobile devices via VEVO and YouTube apps for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android. The global event will come just three days after Jack White's debut solo effort Blunderbuss hits stores. If you are not in NYC, you can still watch and enjoy.

    American Express, in conjunction with VEVO and YouTube, has tracked more than 70 million total views for its award-winning livestream music series since 2010. This will be the eighth installment within the "American Express Unstaged" music series.

    "I am extremely excited about the opportunity to collaborate with the incomparable and talented Jack White," said filmmaker Gary Oldman. "The plan is to immerse the 'Unstaged' livestream audience in both a highly stylized and energetic viewing experience."

    Created by American Express as a means for delivering premium music experiences to fans everywhere, the "American Express Unstaged" concert series is a cutting-edge live event and interactive digital platform, bringing together popular and iconic musical artists with renowned film directors.

    American Express Cardmembers and music enthusiasts can find pre-show digital features and one-of-a-kind content that further blur the line between an at-home and in-concert experience at this location, including the exclusive "American Express Unstaged" trailer. Jack White fans will be able to enjoy a special looped rebroadcast of the "American Express Unstaged" performance throughout the night, immediately following the livestream at www.YoutTube.com/JackWhiteVEVO.

    Tickets for the April 27 performance at Webster Hall in New York City are available now.

    Will you be watching?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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