Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Who Needs to Move to Hollywood When You've Got YouTube?

LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

We always hear of the internet coming back to haunt people, ruining their careers and forcing them to apologize to their boss, President-Elect Barack Obama. But for one group of University of Indiana students, a 10-year-old clip of them singing "The 12 Days of Christmas" became so popular, Atlantic Records offered them a five-record deal and a concert tour.

The members of the all-male a cappella group are not living rock stars yet--all of them still have their day jobs. One of them is Dan Ponce, one of the founders of the group named Straight, No Chaser, is a reporter for the ABC news station in Chicago.

Straight, No Chaser comes to Los Angeles on December 17 for a show at Largo.