Straight No Chaser, also abbreviated SNC, is a professional a cappella group formed in 1996 and consisting of 10 students from Indiana University including Dan Ponce, Randy Stine, Charlie Mechling, Steve Morgan, Jerome Collins, Dave Roberts, Walter Chase, Mike Itkoff, Patrick Hachey, and Kevin Carroll. Straight No Chaser first gained mainstream popularity after their 1998 recording of their music video for “The 12 Days of Christmas” was posted to YouTube in 2006, which led to a 5 albums record deal with Atlantic Records in 2008. Straight No Chaser recorded a Christmas album, Holiday Spirits, in Bloomington, Indiana, which led to their appearance on TNT's Christmas in Washington, Fox's Fox & Friends, and NBC's The Today Show.
In 2008, Straight No Chaser’s Holiday Spirits became the number one bestselling album on both the iTunes and Amazon. While Straight No Chaser had many line-up changes over the years, the band released an EP in 2009 consisting of six songs, titled Six Pack, followed by another Christmas album Christmas Cheers later that year. Straight No Chaser won a CARA award for Best Holiday Album for Holiday Spirits in 2009. In 2010, Straight No Chaser released their first non-Christmas full length album, With a Twist, followed by an extensive tour in support of the album. After coming out with their Christmas-themed box set, All I Want For Christmas, which included their previous two Christmas albums and a live recording of their television performance, Straight No Chaser released another EP, titled Six Pack Vol. II, in 2011.
Straight No Chaser’s fourth studio album was titled Under The Influence, released in 2013, and included guest vocals from famous singers such as Sara Bareilles, Phil Collins, Elton John, Jason Mraz, Dolly Parton, Seal, Rob Thomas, and Stevie Wonder. In 2015, Straight No Chaser released The New Old Fashioned and toured heavily in support of the album’s release. Don’t miss Straight No Chaser the next time they perform in your town. Score big with TicketCity – Your place to go for Straight No Chaser tickets.
Straight No Chaser The New Old Fashioned World Tour
In 2016, Straight No Chaser tour around the world on their The New Old Fashioned World Tour in support of their 2015 released album with the same name, performing in countries all over the world, including Switzerland, UK and many more. During their performances on The New Old Fashioned World Tour, Straight No Chaser sang a variety of songs from their 2015 album as well as many of their Christmas song hits.