New York's live in-flight entertainment leader JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) proudly announces a free, private concert by Custard/Atlantic recording artist James Blunt on Tuesday, January 18 at Terminal 5 (T5) at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The Live from T5 concert will celebrate the release of five-time Grammy nominated, British singer/songwriter Blunt's hugely anticipated new album "SOME KIND OF TROUBLE," which lands at U.S. stores and online retailers that same day.
"JetBlue is constantly seeking ways to provide fun, unique experiences for our customers, both on the ground and in the air, and we are happy to give travelers the opportunity to be center stage with Live from T5's private performances," said Lisa Borromeo, manager of brand and partnerships at JetBlue. "Aligning with his upbeat, newfound sense of spontaneity on the new album, we are thrilled to add five-time Grammy-nominated artist James Blunt to the series line-up."
Live from T5 concerts take place post-security in the Marketplace at JetBlue's T5 at JFK, and are not available for public purchase. Customers traveling with JetBlue have also enjoyed unexpected live performances by internationally renowned artists like Taylor Swift, Sarah McLachlan and rock band Daughtry. Now in its third year, the series has also featured emerging artists from around the U.S., including DJ Mark of VHS or Beta, Straight No Chaser, Dan Dyer, Nicole Atkins, American Princes, Alberta Cross, Justin Townes Earle, among others. The concert series was developed in partnership with Superfly Marketing Group - a division of New York-based Superfly Presents - a multi-dimensional entertainment and marketing company with expertise in strategy development, creative programming, and lifestyle event production.
With global album sales now at a staggering 18 million, James Blunt is without question among the most gifted and successful singer/songwriters of his generation. He first captured the world's attention in 2005 with his 2x RIAA platinum-certified debut, "BACK TO BEDLAM," which featured the history-making #1 classic, "You're Beautiful." "ALL THE LOST SOULS" followed two years later, debuting atop the album charts in 10 countries and earning unanimous critical acclaim for such hits as "1973″ and "Same Mistake." For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit www.jamesblunt.com and www.myspace.com/jamesblunt.