LONDON – May. May 24, 2011
|Wonderland will perform during halftime at Sunday's NBA TV game between Atlanta and Great Britain|
– Anglo-Irish girl band Wonderland are set to perform at WNBA Live – Manchester 2011 when the Standard Life Great Britain Women’s basketball team play the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) at the Manchester Evening News Arena (MEN) on Sun. May 29 it was announced today.
Wonderland are currently touring the UK, supporting Olly Murs and have shot to fame in recent months after the release of debut single ‘Not A Love Song’ in March. The band will perform songs from their self titled debut album, out 6th June, during the game’s half time break.
The game marks the first WNBA game to be played in Europe and is only the second time the league has held a game outside of the United States. Founded in 1997, the WNBA is the world’s longest-running women’s professional sports league.
Wonderland singer Jodi Albert said: “The Atlanta Dream game is going to be a great landmark event. We’re really looking forward to being part of the evening and performing in front of the Manchester crowd.”
Tickets for WNBA Live – Manchester 2011 are still available and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.co.uk, www.men-arena.com, or via phone at 0844 847 8000.
“WNBA Live – Manchester 2011 is a further example of the NBA's commitment to growing the game of basketball here in the UK,” said Sophie Goldschmidt, Senior Vice President, NBA Europe, “Wonderland performing at half time of our game will add excitement to the in-arena experience for what will be a great day out for all.”