Westwood One Celebrates Labor Day with a Rockin' Music Special to Bring Down the House


"Indie Breakthrough" to feature host Taylor Momsen from The Pretty Reckless

NEW YORK, NY – August 4, 2014 -- Westwood One continues its tradition of spectacular audio programming with a rockin' Labor Day special that will add a little edge to the final days of summer. Indie Breakthrough features rocker Taylor Momsen, lead singer of The Pretty Reckless.

This rock-format, four-hour Labor Day weekend special will feature breakthrough songs from The Black Keys, Soundgarden, Cage the Elephant, and more.

Stations can air Indie Breakthrough Friday, August 29th, through Monday, September 1st, between 6:00 am and 12 midnight. The special is available via mp3 download.

For more information, contact Marcella Turk, mturk@westwoodone.com or (972) 448-3369.

The Pretty Reckless will kick off their Going to Hell North American tour on September 5th in Orlando, FL and will wrap on November 8th in New York City. Led by singer Taylor Momsen, The Pretty Reckless’ single “Heaven Knows” is the most successful song this year at Active and Mainstream Rock Radio and is now crossing over to Alternative Rock and Pop Radio. The song spent five weeks at #1 at Active Rock and was # 1 at Mainstream Rock for 12 weeks.

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