KTXT-TV Broadcasts Special “Blue Man Group: Inside the Tube” Performance
July 27, 2007
Watch KTXT-TV and win tickets to a live Blue Man Group performance in Lubbock
KTXT-TV will broadcast a special "Blue Man Group: Inside the Tube" performance
at 8:30 p.m Aug 20. The heralded Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning
theatrical productions which feature three enigmatic bald and blue characters who
take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theatre, percussive
music, art, science and vaudeville.
The program will also give viewers a chance to become one of the first to get tickets
to see the group in person Dec. 6 in Lubbock. KTXT-TV will offer premium seat tickets
for the Blue Man Group concert in Lubbock before they go on sale to the general public.
A minimum pledge of $200 to KTXT-TV will give members and viewers a pair of the best
KTXT-TV’s Blue Man Group performance broadcast on Aug. 20 kicks off a Blue Mania Auction
at www.ktxt.org. The auction will continue through Oct. 4. Members and viewers can
click on the Web site’s Blue Mania Auction button to see all of the BLUE items and
packages available then call KTXT-TV for a "bidder number." Businesses can donate
BLUE-themed auction items and receive publicity on KTXT-TV’s Web site and in the Program
"We’re thrilled about our station’s affiliation with the Blue Man Group because they
appreciate the value of PBS just as our KTXT-TV members and viewers do," said Kelley
Pitts, KTXT-TV development officer.
Phil Stanton, one of the three original members of the Blue Man Group, values PBS’
influence on the group.
"We cherish this opportunity to contribute something to a network that has contributed
so much to our own creative development over the years," he said. "We’re proud to
become part of public television’s body of work and we have worked very hard to live
up to their tradition of providing thoughtful, innovative and compelling programming."
For additional information and downloadable material, contact Kelley Pitts at (806)
742-1911 ext. 227 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ktxt.org. Additional information
on the Blue Man Group can be found at www.blueman.com. TXT-TV is the South Plains’
own PBS affiliate broadcasting locally from the Texas Tech University campus on Channel
5 and in HD digital format on Channel 5.3.